Welcome to Mineral Exploration in Australia

Being one of the world’s leading mineral producers, Australia has a large inventory of many of the world’s principal minerals commodities. Australia is the leading producer of zircon, iron ore, bauxite, rutile, and ilmenite; the second largest of manganese ore, lithium, zinc, lead and gold; the third largest of uranium; the fourth largest of silver, nickel and black coal (of which it is also the largest exporter); and the fifth largest of diamonds, copper and cobalt.