Country USA 
Province Texas
Former owner Rio Grande Close to Marfa
Latitude / Longitude 29 N 49 / 104 W 18
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Risk and valuation analysis of the SHAFTER Project
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Very Low
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Title(s) of the SHAFTER Project
Aurcana Corp.
Owner: 100%
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(Thursday, July 17, 2008 ) Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has closed the acquisition of 100% of the Shafter silver mine from Silver Standard Resources Inc. as announced on April 3, 2008.
Location of the SHAFTER Project
Shafter is located in the Trans-Pecos region of southwest Texas, 29 kilometers (18 miles) north of Presidio in Presidio County. Access and infrastructure are close with Highway 67 and a major power line crossing the property
History of the SHAFTER Project
First discovered in 1880, silver at Shafter was mined in the Presidio mine until 1942. A total of 33 million ounces of silver were recovered from 2.3 million tons of ore. In 1977, Gold Fields Mining discovered the eastern extension of the Presidio more...
Geology of the SHAFTER Project
Silver mineralization (with minor lead, zinc and gold) at Shafter and the historic Presidio mine is hosted by the Mina Grande Formation limestone, a Permian reef formation, over approximately a three-mile length. The deposit is similar to the great carbonate-hosted silver deposits of northern Mexico, and may be a northern extension of those silver deposits.
Production history
SILVER (oz)38,399,859
Data last updated on : 9/30/2010
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