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South Australian History: Mines and mineral resources in South Australia

This guide covers a range of topics relating to the history of South Australia, including the South Australian Company, researching Aboriginal history in South Australia, mines and mining, and the South Australian experience of religion and education


This page provides a guide to mines and mineral resources in South Australia and was compiled by library staff. It consists mainly of books and pamphlets held in the State Library. Not all material listed here is on open access, and some material will need to be retrieved from storage. Check with staff at the Information Desk or if you are unable to come into the Library, you can Ask Us from home.

The Blinman mine in 1907. View more information about this image hereNo known copyright restrictions - Conditions of use.  

Newspaper articles online

You can read digitised newspaper articles about mining in South Australia.


Books and pamphlets