Gold bearing ore lodes formed by a series of steeply plunging ancient shears are hosted within the mine in a massive rock unit known as Golden Mile Dolerite. The Fimiston open pit mine, also known as Super Pit and Golden Mile, is the largest open pit gold mine in Australia, measuring 3.5km in length, 1.5km in width and 360m in depth.
Ore will be crushed, screened and processed using heap leach or CIL techniques. PNX are working towards formalising documentation for a finance and joint venture for the mining and processing of ore at Fountain Head. Product Gold dore. Resource 2.94 Mt @ 1.7 g/t gold. 2.1 Mt @ 1.2 g/t gold Mine life 4.8 years. Approvals