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San José

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The San José silver-gold mine began operations in 2012 using underground mining methods. With a throughput rate of 1,000t/d, the mine produced 1.949Moz silver and 17.918oz gold in 2012. In 2013, San Jose is expected to produce 2.4Moz silver and 20,600oz gold. At full capacity, the mine is due to produce 3.2Moz/y silver and 23,000oz/y gold. San José is operated by Fortuna Silver Mines' local subsidiary, Compañía Minera Cuzcatlan S.A. de C.V.

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Key Specs

Full Name
San José
Project Type
Gold, Silver, Underground mining
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Project Capacity
23,000  oz/y (ounces per year)  Gold
3  Moz/y (million ounces per year)  Silver
 Underground mining
US$ 55mn
Completion Date

The project is located approximately 47km from Oaxaca city in Mexico.

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