• A black and white photo of Burraga Village circa 1910, with Lloyds Copper Mine in the distance
  • Bushland. A mining drill and a car.
  • Workmen operating a large above-ground drill in bushland.
  • Burraga Village circa 1910, with Lloyds Copper Mine in the distance
  • RC Drilling at Lloyds Mine, February 2012
  • RC Drilling on Lloyds look-a-like

Burraga Copper is focussed on developing its contiguous licenses (totalling 183 sq km) in the Lachlan Fold Belt of NSW Australia.

NSW map showing Burraga mine site

The tenements are located 173 kilometres from inner Sydney which is approximately three hours drive into the Blue Mountains in a due west direction. The small hamlet of Burraga (population 120) is 49 kilometres by road from the town of Oberon (population 5,400) to the north west of Burraga.

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Base Metals Project

The Burraga EL 6463 site

The history of the area clearly indicates significant base metal mineralisation. The Lloyds Copper Mine from the 1880’s to the 1920’s extracted 19,433 tonnes of copper. 469,626 tonnes of ore were processed in this period, implying a recovered grade of 4.14% Cu. Moreover, some production periods yielded 10% Cu.

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Gold Project

The Fernleigh EL 6874 site

Open pit mining at Lucky Draw commenced in 1989 with a start-up reserve of 1.4Mt at 3.7 g/t Au. On closure of the mine in 1992, 1.44Mt of ore had been processed at an average head grade of 4.2 g/t Au. The current resource at Lucky Draw is 31,600oz and is largely contained in the pod of un-mined mineralisation to the northwest of the pit. The Hackney’s Creek resource was not mined.

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Latest News

EYM declares Offer Unconditional

Elysium Resources Limited is pleased to advise that the bid for Burraga has today been declared unconditional.

EYM Minimum Acceptance Condition Fulfilled

Elysium Resources Limited has received acceptances for over 90% of shares and 100% of options in Burraga.

EYM's voting power in Burraga rises above 90%

Elysium Resources Limited gives notice that its voting power in Burraga Copper Limited has risen above 90%.

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