Thunderbirds are go! Sheffield Resources WA zircon deposit.

Published: Monday, 13 October 2014

Thunderbird deposit can fulfil 8% of global zircon demand according to Sheffield Resources; metallurgical testwork confirms high quality product using conventional process.

By Andrew Scogings, David Boyd, Mark Teakle*

Sheffield Resources Ltd is a mineral sands-focused explorer and developer, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, (WA). The company is targeting first production from its flagship Thunderbird heavy mineral sands (HMS) project, near Derby in northern WA, in 2017.

“The Thunderbird deposit is one...

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