Honeymoon Uranium Mine

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Honeymoon Uranium Mine
Honeymoon Uranium Mine is located in Australia
Honeymoon Uranium Mine
Honeymoon Uranium Mine
Location in Australia
Location Kalkaroo[1]
State South Australia
Country Australia
Coordinates 31°44′27″S 140°39′44″E / 31.74095°S 140.66236°E / -31.74095; 140.66236Coordinates: 31°44′27″S 140°39′44″E / 31.74095°S 140.66236°E / -31.74095; 140.66236
Products Uranium
Company JSC Atomenergoprom
Website http://www.atomenergoprom.ru/en/
Year of acquisition 2013

The Honeymoon Mine is Australia's fourth uranium mine and Australia's second operating in-situ recovery mine and began production in 2011.[2] The uranium deposit belongs to the palaeochannel type. Operations at Honeymoon were suspended in November 2013, following difficulties in reaching production targets, high costs and a falling uranium price. The project was placed in care and maintenance,[3] then sold by JSC Atomenergoprom (a subsidiary of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation) to Boss Resources and Wattle Mining in September 2015.[4]

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  1. ^ "Search result for "Honeymoon Mine (Mine )" (Record no. SA0030973) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and " Place names (gazetteer)"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Chris Russel (9 November 2011). "First ore for new uranium mine". The Advertiser. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Honeymoon on Hold". World Nuclear News. 2013-11-15. Retrieved 2015-03-15. 
  4. ^ Evans, Simon (2015-09-01). "Rosatom sells Honeymoon uranium mine in South Australia". Retrieved 2016-09-17.