With a dearth of corporate announcements to give the sector direction, the biggest risers were Sunrise Resources (LON:SRES) and Karelian Diamond Resources (LON:KDR) - up by more than 11.3% and over 10.7% respectively in late trading.
The biggest fallers were ScotGold Resources (LON:SGZ) and Amur Minerals (LON:AMC) - down by 12.9% and more than 9.2% respectively.
Ncondezi Energy (LON:NCCL) - which announced that it will hold its annual general meeting at Adelaide House, London Bridge, London EC4R 9HA, on 4 October at 10 a.m. - was down by mor than 8.8% in late trading.
(LON:AMC) Amur Minerals Corporation share price was -0.32p at 3.15p
(LON:BEM) Beowulf Mining PLC share price was 0p at 4p
(LON:BKY) Berkeley Energia Ltd share price was 0p at 43p
(LON:CEY) Centamin PLC share price was +6.1p at 154.1p
(LON:CHL) Churchill Mining PLC share price was +0.88p at 26.88p
(LON:CZA) Coal of Africa Ltd share price was -0.2p at 3.3p
(LON:FDI) Firestone Diamonds PLC share price was 0p at 42.5p
(LON:FRES) Fresnillo PLC share price was +47p at 1666p
(LON:GEMD) Gem Diamonds Ltd share price was +0.13p at 127.38p
(LON:HOC) Hochschild Mining PLC share price was +12.15p at 262.85p
(LON:KDR) Karelian Diamond Resources PLC share price was +0.08p at 0.78p
(LON:KMR) Kenmare Resources PLC share price was +3.88p at 265.88p
(LON:NCCL) Ncondezi Energy Limited share price was -0.5p at 5.13p
(LON:SGZ) Scotgold Resources Ltd share price was -0.1p at 0.68p
(LON:SRES) Sunrise Resources PLC share price was +0.03p at 0.25p
(LON:VED) Vedanta Resources PLC share price was +9.9p at 499.3p