Arckaringa Basin/Coober Pedy Project

The Arckaringa Basin

The Arckaringa Basin is an endorheic basin in Australia. It is 80,000 square kilometres (31,000 sq mi) in size and is located in South Australia

The basin surrounds the town of Coober Pedy in northern South Australia

More details about the Arckaringa Basin can be found here.


Archon Mining is currently conducting the forth round of drilling at Coober Pedy (October 2022)


Coober Pedy supplies most of the world's gem-quality opal; it has over 70 opal fields and is the largest opal mining area in the world.