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  • Vedanta Marks Final Shipment from Lisheen Mine in Ireland 2016-01-25

    MUMBAI, India, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vedanta Ltd's Lisheen Mine marked its final shipment of zinc on Thursday 21 January 2015. Mining activity at the Lisheen Mine was concluded in November 2015, whilst milling ceased in December 2015, after 17 years of operation. Logo:...


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  • General 2015-05-10
    The "Old Tynagh Mine" is referred to initially in the Annals of the Four Masters (1632) and subsequently in the 19th century memoir of the Geological Survey of Ireland (Kinahan 1863). In the 1950s the Geological Survey of Ireland carried out field surveys on the site of the old mine, 2km east of the current mine site. Subsequently, the area attracted the interest of Irish Base Metals and a soil survey in 1960 defined an anomaly on the site of the open pit, with Pb > 1000 mg/kg and Zn between 5000 and 8000 mg/kg (Hutchings, 1979). Diamond drilling began in 1961 and eventually defined three ore bodies, a secondary ore body overlying a primary orebody with the third lying along the fault to the east. Open cast mining of the secondary orebody commenced in 1965 and continued until 1974 when underground mining began on the primary orebody. The underground workings were developed via a portal excavated in the base of the open pit. From there both men and material were transported underground using a conveyer system. The ore was processed on site, transported to Galway and then shipped abroad for smelting. Primary crushing was done underground. After grinding in the mill on the processing area on the surface, the fine material underwent thickening and froth floatation. From 1965 to 1980 approximately 8 million tonnes of ore were produced. Initial reserves for the primary ore were estimated to be 5.8 million tonnes of approximately 4% Pb, 4% Zn, 0.6% Cu and 56 g/t Ag (Hutchings 1979). The richer secondary ore had initial reserves of 4 million tonnes of up to 9.9% Pb, 7.4% Zn, 1.3% Cu and 100 g/t Ag. Barite was a major component of the gangue and Ba was recovered from the tailings in a separate processing plant operated by Milchem. Total output of Ba was around 400,000 tonnes.

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