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Cerro Negro

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In Construction
Current Stage In production
Completion: 12/2014
Project Details


The Cerro Negro gold project seeks to concurrently develop and mine three underground vein deposits: Eureka, Mariana Central and Mariana Norte, located on the Patagonian plains of southern Argentina. The property has proven and probable reserves of 13Mt grading 10.2g/t gold and 86.3g/t silver containing 4.66Moz and 36.2Moz, respectively. The project is expected to create some 1,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Cerro Negro
Project Type
Gold, Open pit mining
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Project Capacity
525,000  t/y (tons per year)  Gold
 Open pit mining
US$ 1.75bn
Completion Date

Cerro Negro is located on the northeastern flank of the Deseado plateau, in Santa Cruz province, some 130km from Perito Moreno and 900km from Gallegos river, in southern Argentina. The property elevation is estimated at 600m above sea level.

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