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Morococha

Yauli, Peru

  • 2.6 MOZ silver produced*
  • 3.53 koz gold produced*
  • -$5.34 cash costs per ounce*
*See footnote

Polymetallic Silver Mine

Mechanization of the mining methods at the extensive Morococha deposit has resulted in improved efficiency and operating costs.

Ownership

92.3%

Products

Silver-rich zinc, lead and copper concentrates

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OPERATIONS

Mining & Processing

MINE TYPE:

AVERAGE PLANT THROUGHPUT:
Underground 2,000 TPD

Morococha operates an 803,000 tonne per year capacity mill using froth induced selective flotation technology to produce silver in zinc, lead, and copper concentrates. The mill flowsheet consists of two stage crushing, ball mill grinding, selective flotation of the ore to concentrates, followed by thickening and filtering of the concentrates.

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RESOURCE

Geology & Mineralization

RESERVES:
30.3 Moz

Mineralization at Morococha includes epi-mesothermal silver zinc-lead copper veins, bedded silver base metal replacements or mantos, intrusive sediment contact skarns, and the quartz porphyry hosted Toromocho disseminated copper system. Shoots range up to 400 metres in length with some traced for over 800 metres down plunge. Economic vein widths range from 0.5 metres to more than 6.0 metres.

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Recent Operating Performance

To learn more about the performance of our Morococha mine, see the Individual Mine Performance section of Pan American Silver’s most recent Management’s Discussion and Analysis.

Quarterly Reports

CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY

Pan American Silver is determined to conduct its business in a responsible and sustainable manner. 

0 84%
significant environmental incidents occurred at our operations of the revenue generated by our mines remains in the countries where we operate



Corporate Team

People are Pan American Silver’s most important asset. Our people provide the intelligence, ideas and the energy that drive our industry-leading performance.

7,630 99%
total employees and contractors of our employees are from the countries where we operate

WE'RE GROWING OUR TEAM

Pan American Silver embraces the diversity of our workforce and the communities where we operate. Learn more about opportunities with our company.

 

 

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Footnote:

For the period ended Dec. 31, 2017. Cash costs per ounce is a non-GAAP measure; please refer to the Non-GAAP Measures