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Fenix (formerly Cerro Maricunga)

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Early Works
Current Stage: Advanced exploration
Start: 09/2018
Completion: 06/2019
In Construction
Project Details


The Cerro Maricunga deposit comprises three contiguous gold zones of gold mineralization occurring over a 2.3km strike length: the northern Lynx Zone, central Phoenix Zone and southern Crux Zone. Gold mineralization is located within the partially eroded Ojos de Maricunga stratovolcano and hosted in intrusive subvolcanic rock and genetically related breccia emplaced along a main northwest striking structure.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Fenix (formerly Cerro Maricunga)
Project Type
Gold, Open pit mining
Development Phase
Advanced exploration
Project Status
Project Capacity
228,000  oz/y (ounces per year)  Gold
 Open pit mining
US$ 399mn

The Cerro Maricunga property is located 140km northeast of Copiapó, in the Maricunga mineral belt.

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

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