Port Pirie


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Port Pirie

(pĭr`ē), city and municipality (2016 pop. 17,364), South Australia, S Australia, on an inlet of Spencer Gulf. It is a railroad center and has uranium refineries and smelting works for the silver-lead mines at Broken Hill. Silver-lead ore and refined lead are exported.
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Port Pirie

 

a city in Australia, in the state of South Australia. Population, 15,500 (1971). A port on Spencer Gulf, it is an important station of the Trans-Australian Railway. Industries include the crude smelting of lead and silver using concentrates from the ore-dressing plant in Broken Hill. Zinc concentrates are exported.

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