Harts Range goes quiet again

THE Harts Range garnet mine in central Australia has shut down again just 14 months after it was reopened after a year-long hiatus, with owner Australian Abrasive Minerals going into administration for the second time in two and a half years.

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The road to Harts Range

While the mine sits in an area hosting one of the world's largest alluvial garnet deposits, it has struggled to produce and is believed to be losing the company about $1 million a month.

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