- Published: Tuesday, 08 June 2010 14:49
- Written by E&MJ News
Joint venture partners Gold Fields Ltd. (51%) and Cía de Minas Buenaventura (49%) reported discovery of Canahuire, a major gold-copper-silver deposit, in their Chucapaca project area in southern Peru. The deposit hosts an estimated inferred mineral resource of 5.6 million gold equivalent oz, with mineralization potential beyond the extent of current drilling. As of May 1, 2010, the resource totaled about 83.7 million mt, grading 1.9 g/mt gold, 0.09% copper, and 8.2 g/mt silver.