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Early Works
Current Stage: Initial exploration & discovery
Start: 03/2011
In Construction
Project Details


The Copaquire project covers an area of approximately 2,012ha. It is located at the northern end of the Sierra de Moreno mountain range, which extends more than 150km further to the south to the central part of Antofagasta region with an approximate width of 20km to 25km. Geologically, the Copaquire property includes several mineralized targets (Cerro Moly, Sulfato South and North, the Marta Zone and the Skarn Zone) all which are related and correspond to a large porphyry copper system.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Project Type
Copper, Molybdenum
Development Phase
Initial exploration & discovery
Project Status
Project Capacity
356,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
76,000  t/y (tons per year)  Molybdenum
US$ 774mn

The property is located 125km southeast of the city of Iquique.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.

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General Manager, Exploration, America
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