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Tarcowie rock phosphate (TRP)

South Australian Rock Phosphate

Tarcowie Rock Phosphate (“TRP”) contains over 60 minerals and key elements and trace elements including phosphate minerals.

WavelliteApatitePerhamite and Crandalite.

​Other key elements include Calcium, Potassium, Silica plus essential trace elements Zinc, Manganese, Copper, Cobalt, Iron and Nickel.

Customers to date have successfully applied TRP to pastures, crops and plants. Spreading has included pure TRP, TRP blended with manures and made other activated variants. The clay content of TRP supports production of a pelletised fertiliser product.

G.E. Hughes Construction Co. reopened the mine in April 2023.

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    G.E. Hughes Construction Co. acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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