Country Philippines 
Province Mindanao
Close to General santos city
Latitude / Longitude 6 N 28 / 125 E 01
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Develops Copper - Gold -
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Risk and valuation analysis of the TAMPAKAN Project
Status Risk : Feasibility
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the TAMPAKAN Project
Xstrata plc
Option: 62.5%
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Xstrata gave notice of intent to exercise its option to acquire 62.5% of the Tampakan copper-gold deposit in the Philippines on 21 December 2006. Completion of the option exercise and the corresponding transfer of management control to Xstrata  more...
Indophil Resources NL
Joint venture: 32.5%
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Title to the Tampakan Project is held by Sagittarius Mines under an FTAA with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines . This is a partnership which allows the Government to take a pre-determined share of project cash flow once development capital is paid back.
Location of the TAMPAKAN Project
The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project is located approximately 50km NNW of General Santos City, a major growth centre on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao. It is considered as Southeast Asia's largest undeveloped copper-gold prospect
History of the TAMPAKAN Project
Prior to WMC Philippines (WMCP) discovery of the Tampakan copper-gold deposit in December 1992, no systematic exploration had been undertaken in the Tampakan district, although minor gold prospecting and panning had taken place since the 1960s with a more...
Geology of the TAMPAKAN Project
Located on the island of Mindanao in the Southern Philippines, the Tampakan copper-gold deposit represents a major high-sulfidation epithermal deposit superimposed on an underlying porphyry copper system. The deposit is hosted by a sequence of subaerial andesitic flows (Tampakan Andesite Sequence) related to a highly eroded andesitic stratavolcanic complex of Pliocene age.
Production Objectives
COPPER (lbs)750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000750,000,000
GOLD (oz)350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000350,000
Exploration and drilling
4/25/2009Tampakan mining to employ open pit
Discoveries and Drilling Results
12/6/2007confirms world-class copper-gold deposits in Tampakan
Data last updated on : 9/30/2009
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