La Arena Project
La Arena
Country Peru 
Province Lima
Close to Huamachuco
Surface 220 km² / 54,362 acres
Latitude / Longitude 7 S 50 / 78 W 8
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Develops Copper - Gold - Silver -
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Last updated on 2/9/2011 - Terms of Use
Risk and valuation analysis of the La Arena Project
Status Risk : Feasibility
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the La Arena Project
Rio Alto Mining Limited
Owner: 100%
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Rio Alto was originally formed to earn into, and eventually acquire, the La Arena gold-copper project in Peru from IAMGOLD Corp. Under an option agreement originally formed between IAMGOLD and Rio Alto, Mexican Silver Mines may earn up to 38.7 percen more...
Location of the La Arena Project
The La Arena property, covering approximately 22,000 hectares, is located near the town of Huamachuco in northern Peru, South America. Geologically, it lies within a multimillion ounce gold district that includes the Alto Chicama, Tres Cruces, Shahuindo and Comarsa mines.
History of the La Arena Project
During 2005, the Company committed a significant portion of its exploration and development budget to the La Arena project located in the Huamachuco region in Peru. The 2005 drilling program aimed to complete a reserve estimate and assess the resources on the extensions of the known deposit.
Geology of the La Arena Project
The geology of the La Arena deposit includes sandstones, quartzite, and thick sequences of Jurassic-Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, the latter being intersected by subvolcanic dacitic porphyry. Two types of mineralization have been identified on the pr more...
Data last updated on : 9/15/2010
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