Bakyrchik Project
Country Kazakhstan 
Close to Semipalatinsk
Latitude / Longitude 49 N 28 / 81 E 43
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Bakyrchik Project
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the Bakyrchik Project
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Interest: 70%
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Ivanhoe Mines' subsidiary Central Asian Mining Limited ("CAML") holds a 70% interest in the Bakyrchik Mining Venture ("BMV"), a joint venture with the government of Kazakhstan in respect of the Bakyrchik gold project in north-eastern Kazakhstan.
Location of the Bakyrchik Project
The Bakyrchik property is located in the village of Auezov in north-eastern Kazakhstan, approximately 1,100 km north-east of Almaty, the country's largest city and about 100 km from Ust Kamenogorsk which is considered the industrial centre of East Kazakhstan.
History of the Bakyrchik Project
The property hosts the Bakyrchik gold mine, which originally commenced production in 1956 to provide gold bearing flux to copper smelters in Ust-Kamenogorsk and later to smelting facilities in Russia.
Geology of the Bakyrchik Project
The Bakyrchik gold deposit lies in the central portion of the Kalbinsky synclinorium in Lower and Middle Carboniferous (Paleozoic) marine sediments within the Kalba - Narymsk structural zone. This area occupies a narrow 10 to 15 kilometre wide strip  more...
Data last updated on : 2/15/2011
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