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Buriticá Gold Mine

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Location

Buriticá, Colombia

ownership

68.77%

Project status

In   operation + expansion

Deposit Type

IS   epithermal gold deposit

Reserves & RESOURCES

Contained gold of 296t   with grade of 8.53 g/t, and silver of 1,015t with grade of 29.29g/t1,015   tonnes @ 29.29 g/t

mining & processing   methods

Underground   mining + gravity separation + flotation

2020 Production

2.201 tonnes   of mined gold


The Buriticá Gold Mine in Colombia is among the world’s largest, ultra-high grade gold mines, grading at 8.53 g/t. In operation since October 2020, Buriticá has become a new growth area for Zijin’s gold business. Technical upgrading and expansion at the Buriticá Gold Mine will be completed in 2021. After reaching its designed capacity, the mine’s production capacity will increase from 3,000 tonnes to 4,000 tonnes per day, and annual gold production will increase from 7.8 tonnes to 9.1 tonnes.