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Rio Blanco Copper and Molybdenum Mine

Ownership: 51%

Location

Piura Region, Peru

Ownership

51%

Project status

In Preparation   for construction

reserves & resources

Contained   copper of 7.11Mt with grade of 0.57%, molybdenum of 28.6 with grade of 0.023%

Deposit Type

Porphyry   Cu-Mo


The Rio Blanco Copper and Molybdenum Mine in Peru is among the ten largest undeveloped copper mines in the world. According to a report conducted by Snowden Mining Consulting Co., Ltd. under JORC in 2005, the estimated copper resources of Henry Hills, the main mine of Rio Blanco, are 7.11 million tonnes(cut-off grade: 0.4% Cu). The Rio Blanco Copper and Molybdenum Mine is designed to be an open-pit operation, with a mine life of more than 20 years.


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Rio Blanco Copper and Molybdenum Mine