About the project
The Glenaladale deposit is one of the biggest mineral sands deposits in the world, with a JORC (Joint Ore Reserves Committee) resource of 2.7Bt of heavy mineral. It is located about 250km east of Melbourne.
The Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project focuses on a high-grade area of the Glenaladale ore body in the Eastern part of the deposit about 20km northwest of Bairnsdale.
Mineral sands are ancient beach sands that contain concentrations of minerals including zircon, rutile and ilmenite (titanium minerals), and rare earths.
Mineral sands are used in a range of everyday household products, and in transport, communications, electronics, medical and technological applications.
Zircon is used predominantly in the ceramics industry giving ceramics their opaque white appearance. It is also used in a variety of other industrial applications, such as refractories and foundries.
Titanium minerals products Rutile and Ilmenite are used predominantly in the manufacture of titanium dioxide pigment, the base for paints, coatings and many other uses including foodstuff and cosmetics.
Rare earth metals and alloys that contain them are used in many aspects of new technology, such as magnets, computers, DVDs, mobile phones, electric vehicles and wind turbines.
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Kalbar Resources is seeking further community input on the Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project. Community drop-in and consultation sessions will be held to discuss the initial findings of two draft technical studies for the project’s Environment Effects Statement: Traffic & Transport and Noise. Community Drop-in Session Tuesday 11thSeptember 2.00pm – 5.00 pm Kalbar Resources office 48 […]