Significant Queensland mineral mines fact sheet

Topic

Geology / Mineral Formation

Type of Resource

Fact Sheet

Year Level

Years 7-10

Subject

Science

Sector

Energy & Renewables

Australian Curriculum Content Statements
v9.0
v8.4

Introduction

This fact sheet contains the details of significant mineral mines operating within Queensland including the mineral mined at each location and the where the mines are situated.


Educational value statement

  • Lists locations of mineral mines in Queensland
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF file

 

Key learning objectives

  • Students gain an understanding of minerals in their everyday lives
  • Students can identify mines that are in their local area

 

Strands

  • Science Understanding : Earth and Space Sciences
  • Science Inquiry Skills : Earth and Space Sciences