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  • Trevali discovers new high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralization at the Santander Zinc Mine 2016-10-31

    Highlights include: 6.95 metres(i) of 14.5% Zn, 7.3% Pb and 5.42 oz/t Ag

  • Trevali expands high-grade Santander deposits, makes new hanging-wall discovery 2016-09-21
    The TSX-listed stock of base metals producer Trevali Mining has risen to a new 52-week high after the company reported positive exploration results from its Santander mine, in Peru. Vancouver-based Trevali reported results from twelve new drill holes of the ongoing 2016 underground exploration drill programme, intersecting and extending both the Magistral Central and Fatima zones, while also discovering new massive sulphide replacement mineralisation in the hanging-wall to the Magistral Central deposit.
  • Trevali Expands High-Grade Zinc-Lead-Silver Mineralization at Santander Zinc Mine and Discovers New Central-Oyon Zone 2016-09-21

    Highlights Include: 16.6 Metres of 13.8% Zn, 4.6% Pb and 3.2 oz/t Ag & 15.9 Metres of 10.2% Zn and 2.0 oz/t Ag at Magistral Central, 24.2 Metres of 5.6% Zn and 2.9 oz/t Ag at Fatima and 11.4 Metres of 4.4% Zn, 1.7% Pb and 2.7 oz/t Ag at New Central Oyon Zone

  • Peru smelter may process copper with high arsenic content – Kuczynski 2016-08-06
    Peru's centrist President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said in comments broadcast on Friday that the country's shuttered polymetallic smelter La Oroya could process copper concentrates with high levels of arsenic if reopened. Smelting so-called dirty copper concentrates at La Oroya might reduce costs for the nearby Chinese-owned Toromocho deposit, which produces concentrates with arsenic content that exceed limits for Chinese smelters.
  • Trevali Expands High-Grade Silver-Lead-Zinc Mineralization in Magistral North and Oyon Zones at Santander Zinc Mine 2016-07-19

    Highlights: 15.2 metres(i) of 6% Zn, 2.2% Pb and 8.4 oz/t Ag;

    10 metres(i) of 4.3% Zn, 4.7% Pb and 5.0 oz/t Ag;

    and 5.2 metres(i) of 9% Zn, 6% Pb and 8.2 oz/t Ag

Alpamarca Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    Alpamarca-Ri­o Pallanga is a project property of Volcan, Peru's largest miner of silver, lead and zinc. This project has two major mines: Alpamarca, which is an open pit mine and Rio Pallanda, comprising an underground mine pit. The new Alpamarca Rio Pallanga Unit started operations during the second quarter of 2014. The Alpamarca Rio Pallanga Unit is located 4,700 meters above sea level in the Santa Barbara de Carhuacayan district, province of Yauli, Junin Region, 219 kilometers east of Lima. Alpamarca Rio Pallanga is a polymetallic deposit of lead, zinc, silver and copper veins. It consists of 2,100 hectares of concessions within an area of great geological potential. At a first stage, the Alpamarca deposit is currently mined through an open pit and its deepest areas will be subsequently mined on an underground basis. The Alpamarca concentrate plant has a nominal capacity of 2,000 TPD, and it is likely to be increased to 3,000 TPD in order to treat the ore coming from the Alpamarca open pit and the Rio Pallanga underground mine or from other Company units.

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