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MESA Journals

The South Australia MESA Journal is the flagship publication of DMITRE's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions.

The journal covers a broad range of geoscientific topics, appealing to both geologists and non-geologists. Articles include industry news, commodity reviews, feature stories and scientific articles. There are four editions per year.

Subscription is free, with options to receive a hardcopy of the printed journal and/or receive email notification of availability of the journal on this website.

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To search for and download previous articles use the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG). Go to Databases, Publications and Reports, Advanced Search. In the Search For window enter 'MESAJ' against Reference(s) and then enter your search query against Global.

The complete set of MESA Journals with a full text search capability is available on DVD (including the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Price: $A20.00 (GST included) plus a postage and handling cost

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Copyright © Government of South Australia: Material appearing in the MESA Journal is subject to copyright, and reproduction in whole or in part without permission of the editor is prohibited. Please contact the Mineral Resources Division if you have any further enquiries.

Latest MESA Journal

Download MESA Journal volume 69Download MESA Journal volume 69 (.pdf 16.7 MB)

Content includes:

  • Australia's first enhanced geothermal system pilot power plant (Ben E Humphreys, Robert Hogarth, Anthony Mills and Chris Lowe) 
  • Hot and sweaty: observations from selected migmatite complexes of South Australia (Anthony J Reid, Mark J Pawley, Rian A Dutch and Wolfgang V Preiss - peer reviewed article)
  • Evidence for twin asteroid mega-impacts, Warburton Basin, northeast South Australia (Andrew Glikson, I Tonguc Uysal and Erdinc Saygin)
  • Zorro prospect: IOCGU target in the northern Gawler Craton (Colin HH Conor and Scott Ferguson - peer reviewed article)
  • PACE Geochronology - extending our understanding of the age and context of mineral systems (Anthony J Reid and EA (Liz) Jagodzinski)
  • Managing biosecurity risks in the mineral and energy resources sector (Tim Reynolds)
  • Arrium charts new waters
  • Rehabilitated sand mine returned to traditional owners
  • SA-NSW partnership to maximise mineral resource development in the border region
  • Footy trip gives young Indigenous men career ideas
  • Meningie gypsum turns school wasteland into productive food bowl
  • Mining and manufacturing at Science Alive!
  • Legend in Mining 2013
  • Regular features:
    • Industry news
    • Five-year company mineral exploration information release
    • Mineral tenement activity
    • Petroleum and geothermal tenement activity  
    • Round up of recent events and forthcoming events
    • People, including obituary for Leslie Parkin

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Phone: +61 8 8463 3000