AURORA Project
Country Guyana 
Close to Georgetown
Latitude / Longitude 5 N 45 / 59 W 43
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Risk and valuation analysis of the AURORA Project
Status Risk : Feasibility
Title(s) of the AURORA Project
Guyana goldfields Inc.
Owner: 100%
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Location of the AURORA Project
The Aurora property is in the Cuyuni greenstone belt of the Guiana the Amazon Craton. It consists of a number of gold deposits on the eastern side of the Aurora zoned intrusion.
History of the AURORA Project
Gold was produced from underground operations at Aleck Hill and the Mad Kiss Mines between 1940 and 1948 and the gold deposits were interpreted as fracture controlled, mesothermal veins. The gold veins are accompanied by ankeritization, pyritization and sericitization of the wall rocks. Where the gold veins are closely spaced, gold values approach commercial values.
Geology of the AURORA Project
The Barama, Cuyuni and Mazaruni are the greenstone belts in Guyana. The Aurora and Aranka Prospects are in the Cuyuni belt, which consists of, basalts, overlain by andesite rhyolites, overlain by shales and graywackes. Ultramafic and carbonate rocks  more...
Reserves and Resources
2/28/2011Significantly Increases Mineral Resources and Grade at the ...
Exploration and drilling
12/17/2017Continues to Optimize the Aurora Gold Mine
12/12/2014Inc: SAG Mill Arrives At Aurora Gold Project
9/3/2014Completes US$185 Million Project Finance Facility: Aurora Go...
6/9/2014Aurora Gold Project Fully Funded; Guyana Goldfields Secures ...
12/9/2013Approves US$238M Aurora Gold Project Spend; Selects EPC Cont...
10/17/2013Orders Long Lead Time Equipment and Provides Aurora Gold Pro...
11/11/2011announces Aurora Gold Project Update and Expanded 2011 Drill...
9/9/2011Provides an Update on the Aurora Feasibility Study and Deep ...
5/6/2011Completes Successful Analyst Site Visit to the Aurora Gold P...
4/27/2011Agrees To Divest Non-Core Assets and Focuses on Immediate ...
9/28/2010Receives Environmental Permit Approval for the Aurora Gold P...
8/25/2010announces new additions to the Aurora gold project team
8/18/2010Extends New Zones - 70m at 3.00 g/t Au at Aurora
4/20/2010drills 53 m (at) 4.25 g/t Au in new zone at Aurora
3/15/2010Hires Key Members Of The Project Team
11/4/2009Technical Video Interview with Jay Taylor's Watchlist
8/28/2009reports Robust Projected Economics from Preliminary Assessme...
3/11/2009Announces the Award of Two Key Feasibility Studies for the A...
8/12/2008Preliminary Assessment Report Positive for Aurora Project
10/3/2006Aurora Drilling Update
Discoveries and Drilling Results
12/8/2008Announces Increased Resource at Aurora 3.69 Million Ounces M...
6/25/2008Exploration Update
4/25/2008Aurora Exploration Update
3/13/2008Reports Wide Gold Intercepts at North Aleck Hill
12/12/2007Aurora Exploration Update
11/5/2007Aurora Exploration Update-More Gold at Aurora
11/27/2006Intersects 231m @ 3.18 g/t Au
7/18/2006Intersects 197m @ 4.21 g/t Au
Data last updated on : 8/31/2009
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