Buenaventura Project
Country Chile 
Surface 44 km² / 10,872 acres
Latitude / Longitude 23 S 10 / 70 W 12
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Buenaventura Project
Status Risk : Past Producer
Country Risk : Light
Title(s) of the Buenaventura Project
Mariana Resources Ltd
Joint venture: 51%
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In April 2008, Mariana and Minotaur Exploration Ltd (Minotaur) announced a joint venture with Sociedad Minera Contractual Buenaventura (Buenaventura CSM) whereby they could jointly earn 51% by spending US$3M over 3 years and 80% by completing a banka more...
Location of the Buenaventura Project
Buenaventura is located 50 km NNE of Copiapó, between Freeport's Candelaria and Anglo American's Manto Verde copper mines.
Geology of the Buenaventura Project
The 44km2 project is situated along the Atacama Fault Complex, which hosts all major Chilean iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits. Favourable host rocks of the Punta del Cobre Formation are present, together with four centres of IOCG type copper mineralization (intense hydrothermal alteration, brecciation and both hematite - copper and magnetite - copper association).
Exploration and drilling
8/16/2010(Mariana Res.)Drilling Update at Buenaventura IOCG Project, Northern Chile
Discoveries and Drilling Results
11/27/2008(Minotaur Expl.)Exploration Target – Northern Chile
Data last updated on : 7/19/2008
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