Agua Rica Project
Agua Rica
Country Argentina 
Province North western argentina
Status MINE DEVELOPMENT 
Latitude / Longitude 27 S 45 / 60 W 19
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Develops Copper - Gold - Molybdenum - Silver -
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Agua Rica Project
Status Risk : Mine development
Country Risk : Moderate
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Title(s) of the Agua Rica Project
Xstrata plc
Joint venture: 50%
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Goldcorp Inc.
Joint venture: 37.5%
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Yamana Gold Inc.
Joint venture: 12.5%
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Location of the Agua Rica Project
The Agua Rica deposit is located about 34 km (20 miles) from Northern Orion's Alumbrera mine in northwest Argentina, where the climate in generally mild and dry. There is road access to the Agua Rica site from the town of Andalgala (pop. 11,000) about 20 km (12 miles) away.
 
History of the Agua Rica Project
The mineral-rich area around Agua Rica has attracted miners and prospectors since at least the early 1900s. The first modern exploration began in the early 1960s in a restricted area known as Mi Vida around Quebrada Minas. More detailed and modern ex more...
 
Geology of the Agua Rica Project
Among its six principal rock types are two irregular bodies of feldspar porphyry that form the main host for porphyry copper mineralization and several types and generations of hydrothermal breccia related to epithermal precious metal mineralization  more...
 
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Data last updated on : 12/31/2008
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