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Escondida Copper, Gold and Silver Mine, Atacama Desert ...

The Escondida copper-gold-silver mine is located in the arid, northern Atacama Desert of Chile about 160km southeast of the port of Antofagasta, at an elevation of 3,050m above sea level. The mine is a joint venture between BHP-Billiton (57.5%), Rio Tinto (30%), a Japanese consortium (10%) and the International Finance Corporation (2.5%).San José Mine - Wikipedia The San José Mine ( Spanish: Mina San José) is a small copper - gold mine located near Copiapó, Atacama Region, Chile. The mine became known internationally for its collapse in 2010, which trapped 33 miners 700 metres (2,300 ft) underground. Its workings are reached by a long sloping roadway with many spiral turns (a diagram shows ten turns ...Atacama Resources International Atacama 3. The Atacama 3 property is owned 100% by Atacama Resources and located in the Kirkland Lake area of northeastern Ontario. Kirkland Lake is one of Canada’s most prolific gold mining areas, accounting for about, 25 million ounces of bullion produced from seven mines along the “mile of gold” with an additional 11 million ounces produced by Kerr Addison Mine on the Larder Lake ...Mantoverde Sulphide Development Project, Atacama, Chile The copper-gold mineralisation at Mantoverde is primarily hosted in specularite-dominated tabular breccia bodies, pipes, and stockwork bodies. All are associated brittle faults belonging to AFZ. The three breccia units at the Chilean copper cathode mine lie parallel to the 12km-long Mantoverde fault for up to 1,500m.Candelaria Copper Mining Complex, Atacama Region, Chile The Candelaria Copper Mining Complex is a combined open-pit and underground mining operation located in the Atacama region of Chile. The project is under shared ownership between Lundin Mining (80%) and Sumitomo (20%). Lundin Mining announced an 18% and a 3% increase in mineral resource and reserve estimates for the combined operation in ...2010 Copiapó mining accident - Wikipedia The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, also known then as the "Chilean mining accident", began on Thursday, 5 August 2010, with a cave-in at the San José copper–gold mine, located in the Atacama Desert 45 kilometers (28 mi) north of the regional capital of Copiapó, in northern Chile.La Farola Mine, Cerro Pintado, Las Pintadas mining district ... La Farola Mine, Cerro Pintado, Las Pintadas mining district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile : Recently a few more minerals were identified ...Water rights under scrutiny in Chile’s Atacama Desert - Mining Mining companies sifting northern Chile’s Atacama Desert for copper, lithium, and other minerals are increasingly finding water is their most precious resource.