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Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources' Escobal silver project is located in Guatemala. Escobal hosts indicated resources of some 300Moz silver equivalent and inferred resources of 95.2Moz silver equivalent. It also contains gold, lead and zinc. The deposit would have an 18-year mine life. Open-pit production is projected for late 2014. Tahoe acquired Escobal from Goldcorp in June 2010 for a total consideration of US$505mn.

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Project Type
Open pit mining, Silver
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Project Capacity
 Open pit mining
20,000,000  t/y (tons per year)  Silver
US$ 327mn
Completion Date

The Escobal project is located in Guatemala, some 70km southeast of Guatemala City.

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