This claim authorises the holder to conduct mining operations and to remove and sell opal or other precious stones. Claims are registered by a mining registrar provided all relevant provisions of the Opal Mining Act have been complied with. Claims may be pegged inside or outside a proclaimed precious stones field. Applicants intending to peg a claim outside a proclaimed area should contact Primary Industries & Resources SA.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Must be the holder of Precious Stones Prospecting Permit.
3 month initial registration (may be renewed for 12 monthly periods thereafter).
$28.75 small (50m x 50m)
$58.50 large (100m x 50m)
$83.50 extra large (200m x 100m)
$108.00 small (50m x 50m)
$216.00 large (100m x 50m)
$294.00 extra large (200m x 100m).
credit card, cheque, cash.
Department of State Development
Mineral Resources Division
Opal Mining Act 1995 (South Australia)
Opal Mining Regulations 2012 (South Australia)
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