Australia

About the asset

In Australia, NornickelOpen Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary holds a licence to develop the Honeymoon Well Project.

Geological exploration

In 2016, geological exploration under the CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel"Go to the glossary’s Australia licences focused on the Honeymoon Well nickel project (Wedgetail, Hannibals, Harrier, Corella and Harakka Fields) and prospective Albion Downs North and Albion Downs South Areas. In 2016, the geological exercise at the Honeymoon Well Project identified a sulphide nickel mineralisation on the flanks and in the deep horizons of the Wedgetail Field. The Company also completed a research project aimed at determining the talc content in ores mined at the Hannibals Field and assessing its impact on the processes. The appraisal of the West Jordan site’s resources (the Albion Downs North Area) was completed, too.

Mining assets

Honeymoon Well includes fields hosting disseminated nickel sulphide ores (Hannibals, Harrier, Corella and Harakka) and deposits of solid and vein ores (Wedgetail Field).

Honeymoon Well highlights

MineA mining location for the extraction of ores.Go to the glossaryral resource base
Measured and indicated resources of nickel sulphide ores (disseminated, solid and vein), mt of ore 173 (average nickel content — 0.68%)
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