Mochito Mine
Mochito Mine
Country Honduras 
Close to Las vegas
Latitude / Longitude 14 N 30 / 89 W 03
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Produces Lead - Silver - Zinc -
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Mochito Mine
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Important
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Title(s) of the Mochito Mine
Breakwater Resources Ltd
Owner: 100%
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Location of the Mochito Mine
The El Mochito mine is located in northwest Honduras, near the town of Las Vegas. The closest major city is San Pedro Sula, the commercial centre of the country, approximately 88 kilometres northeast of the mine.
History of the Mochito Mine
1938. In 1943, Rosario Resources Corporation purchased the property and production began in 1948. In September 1987, American Pacific Mining Corporation (AMPAC) purchased the mine and in March 1990, Breakwater acquired AMPAC.
Geology of the Mochito Mine
Zinc/lead/silver mineralization at El Mochito occurs in sedimentary rocks of Cretaceous age and belongs to the economically important class of high-temperature replacement zinc/lead deposits in carbonates. Carbonates are particularly susceptible to r more...
Production history
LEAD (lbs)31,903,09327,656,99022,520,22025,959,43123,122,08219,570,43519,872,46817,919,17214,881,202
SILVER (oz)1,855,0131,894,8301,732,7501,769,4621,723,8201,550,2281,638,4601,700,0291,505,651
ZINC (lbs)80,182,12462,747,96964,399,23182,995,22394,132,97691,300,03696,487,513102,160,007106,891,127
Exploration and drilling
6/30/2009Update on Honduras
12/7/2007Provides Update On Its Mochito Mine
Discoveries and Drilling Results
2/27/2009Breakwater Reports Mineral Reserve and Mineral Resource Esti...
Data last updated on : 12/31/2010
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