The more important mines are those of Cobar, where the Great Cobar mine produces annually nearly 4000 tons of refined copper.
COBAR, a mining town of Robinson county, New South Wales, Australia, 459 m.
The district of which Cobar is the centre abounds in minerals of all kinds, but copper and gold are those most extensively worked.
The Great Cobar copper-mine is the most important in the state, and there are a number of successful goldmines.
Cobar is a municipality, as also is the adjacent township of Gladstone, with a mining population.
The chief copper field is at Cobar in the north-western plains.