Lake Elphinstone coal project

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The Lake Elphinstone coal project is an undeveloped coal deposit in Queensland in which Rio Tinto has a 82% interest.[1]

In its 2009 Annual report Rio Tinto states that the project has 162 million tonnes of reserves of which 120 million tonnes are indicated and 42 million tonnes are inferred.[1]

The project is located just to the west of Hail Creek.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Rio Tinto, 2009 Annual Report: Mineral resources", Rio Tinto, 2010.
  2. Rio Tinto, "Rio Tinto Coal Australia Financial Community Presentation", June 2010 – Sydney, page 17.

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