Update on Geophysical Data Acquisition

LocationStateSurvey% CompleteGravity StationsFlight LinesSpacingGround ClearanceComments

Coonabarabran

NSW

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric

100%

N/A

50 827 line km: east-west;
11 200km²

250m

60m agl

The survey covers parts of the Nyngan and Gilgandra 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey completed acquistion on 30 July 2017. The preliminary final data were accepted by GA on 22 September 2017.

Ord-Keep Rivers

WA-NT

Airborne EM

100%

N/A

8 150

Various

40m agl

The proposed survey covers the Port Keats, Auvergne and Cambridge Gulf 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey completed flying on 19 July 2017. The approved final data and reports have been accepted by GA.

Western Tiers

TAS

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric

TBA

N/A

28 000 E-W
5 093 km²

200m E-W

80m agl

The proposed survey covers parts of the Launceston and Oatlands 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The Quotation Request is expected to be released in time for acquistion to occur in the summer of 2017/18.

Mount Isa Inlier

QLD

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric

100%

N/A

Est, 121 000 line km

100m E-W

60m agl

The survey area covers parts of the Cloncurry, Julia Creek, Duchess, McKinlay, Boulia and Mackunda 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey  commenced 3 July 2017 and completed flying on 27 October 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Murloocoppie (Block 2A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric

100%

N/A

109 560

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers the Wintinna (pt), and Murloocoppie 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. GA accepted the final data  on 26 September 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Warrina
(Block 2B)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometric

100%

N/A

135 628

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers the Oodnadatta (pt) and Warrina 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. GA accepted the final data  on 26 August 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Andamooka (Block 3A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

100%

N/A

81 396

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers parts of the Andamooka 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheet. GA received final elevation data for checking on 23 August 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Torrens
(Block 3B)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

100%

N/A

79 990

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers parts of the Torrens 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheet. GA received final elevation data for checking on 23 August 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Barton
(Block 4A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

100%

N/A

111 758

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers parts of the Ooldea, Barton, Nullarbor and Fowler 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. GA accepted the raw data on 2 August 2017. GA received final magnetic and elevation data on 20 October for assessment.

PACE Copper Initiative

Fowler
(Block 4B)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

100%

N/A

95 009

200m E-W

60m agl

The survey covers parts of the Nullarbor, Fowler and Nuyts 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. GA accepted the raw data on 2 August 2017. GA received final magnetic and elevation data on  20 October for assessment.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2 Tallaringa North
(Block 1A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

0%

N/A

95 260

200m E-W

60m agl

The  proposed survey covers parts of the Giles, Maurice and Tallaringa 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey is expected to commence flying in early November 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2 Tallaringa South
(Block 1B)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

14.3%

N/A

143 055

200m E-W

60m agl

The proposed survey covers parts of the Maurice, Tallaringa, Ooldea and Barton 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey  commenced flying on 26 September 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2 Coober Pedy
(Block 8A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

23%

N/A

88 770

200m N-S

60m agl

The  proposed survey covers the Coober Pedy 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheet. The survey commenced flying on 26 Spetmber 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2
Billa Kalina
(Block 8B)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

38.5%

N/A

88 770

200m N-S

60m agl

The  proposed survey covers the Billa Kalina 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheet. The survey commenced flying on 10 October 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2 Childara
(Block 9A)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

0%

N/A

131 395

200m N-S

60m agl

The  proposed survey covers parts of the Tarcoola and Childara 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey is expected to commence flying in ealry November 2017.

PACE Copper Initiative

Tranche 2
Lake Eyre
(Block 10)

SA

Airborne Magnetic and Radiometri

25.3%

N/A

89 990

200m E-W

60m agl

The  proposed survey covers parts of the Lake Eyre and Curdimurka 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey commenced flying on 2 October 2017.

Tanami-NE Canning

WA

Airborne Gravity

99%

N/A

50 000

2.5km E-W

East Block at 900m asl; West Block at 400m asl

The proposed survey area covers the Billiluna (all), and parts of the Lucas, Cornish, Mount Bannerman, Mount Ramsay, Noonkanbah, Lansdowne, Lennard River, Derby, Charnley and Yampi 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. Survey flying commenced 16 June 2017. The Tanami Block completed flying on 12 August. The NE Canning Block commenced flying on 17 August 2017 and finished on 3 November.

Kidson Sub-basin

WA

Airborne Gravity

65.8%

N/A

70 000

2.5km N-S

120m agl

The survey area covers the Anketell, Joanna Spring, Dummer, Paterson Range, Sahara, Percival, Helena, Rudall, Tabletop, Ural, Wilson, Runton, Morris and Ryan 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. Survey flying commenced on 17 July 2017.

AusAEM - Tennant - Isa

NT & Qld

Airborne EM

32.9%

N/A

60 000

20km N-S (NT) and E-W (Qld)

Tx/Rx at 120/80m agl respectively

The  survey covers the onshore parts of the Newcastle Waters, Normanton, Alice Springs and Cloncurry 1:1 000 000 Standard Map Sheets. Survey flying commenced on 6 August over the Alice Springs Standard Map Sheet.

AusGrav - Nicholson

NT

Gravity

100%

724

N/A

4 km

N/A

The survey covers parts of the Mount Drummon, Ranken, Avon Downs, Sandover River, Elkedra and Frew River 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. The survey was completed 28 July 2017. Preliminary final data for checking were received by GA on 30 August 2017. The final data were released via GADDS on 15 September 2017.

Surat-Galilee

Qld

Airborne EM

100%

N/A

4 500

Defined traverses in various directions

40m agl

The proposed survey covers parts of the Roma, Chinchilla, Dalby, Taroom, Tangorin, Buchanan, Muttaburra, Galilee, Longreach and Jericho  1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. Survey flying was completed on 23 July 2017. The approved final data and reports have been accepted by GA and are expected to be recieved by GA in early November.

Southern Stuart Corridor

NT

Airborne EM

100%

N/A

8 600

Defined traverses in various directions

40m agl

The proposed survey covers parts of the Rodinga, Alice Springs, Alcoota, Barrow Creek, Bonney Well, Tennant Creek and Green Swamp Well 1:250 000 Standard Map Sheets. Survey flying was completed on 12 August 2017. The approved final data and reports have been accepted by GA and are expected to be recieved by GA early November.

Olympic Domain

SA

Airborne EM

0%

N/A

3 181

3km and 1.5km E-W

TBA

The proposed survey covers  parts of the Andamooka, Torrens and Port Augusta 1:250 000 Standard Map  Sheets. The Quotation Request was  released on 5 September and closed on 26 September 2017. The survey is expected to commence in the week ending 10 November.

Fowler Domain

SA

Airborne EM

0%

N/A

3 057

5km NW-SE

TBA

The proposed survey covers  parts of the Ooldea, Barton, Nul1arbor, Fowler and Nuyts 1:250 000 Standard Map  Sheets.  The Quotation Request was  released on 5 September and closed on 26 September 2017. The survey is expected to commence in the week ending 10 November.

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