Cerro Corona Project
Cerro Corona
Country Peru 
Close to Cajamarca
Status PRODUCTION 
Latitude / Longitude 6 S 59 / 78 W 29
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Cerro Corona Project
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the Cerro Corona Project
Gold Fields ltd
Interest: 98.5%
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Gold Fields, through its subsidiary, Gold Fields Corona BVI, signed a Definitive Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 92 per cent of the voting shares of Sociedad Minera La Cima S.A. from various members of the Gubbins family in December 2003. The com more...
Location of the Cerro Corona Project
The Cerro Corona Development Project is situated in the highest part of the Western Cordillera of the Andes in northern Peru, 1.5 km west-northwest of the village of Hualgayoc in the Department of Cajamarca. The Project is located approximately 600 km north-northeast of Lima and approximately 80 km by road north of the city of Cajamarca.
 
History of the Cerro Corona Project
The Cerro Corona gold/copper project involves the development of a single surface mine producing 6,2-million tons a year of ore at a life-of-mine stripping ratio of 0,58. This ore will be treated in a conventional milling and sulphide flotation conce more...
 
Geology of the Cerro Corona Project
Based on a Definitive Feasibility Study completed by GRD Minproc in 2001 and revised by Gold Fields in March 2004, it is believed that the project has the capacity to produce 150,000 ounces of gold and 62 million pounds of copper per year (350,000 ou more...
 
Production history
Metal20102009
COPPER (lbs)81,791,499
GOLD (oz)394,000219,000
Production Objectives
Metal20212022202320242025202620272028
COPPER (lbs)62,000,00062,000,00062,000,00062,000,00062,000,00062,000,00062,000,000
GOLD (oz)150,000150,000150,000150,000150,000150,000150,000150,000
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Data last updated on : 9/30/2009
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