San Julián (Phase I and II)
The San Julián silver-gold project is a cornerstone of the Company’s 2018 production goals. The geological potential identified in the region thus far may be sufficient to establish a new mining district in the future.
|Ownership:||100% Fresnillo plc|
|Facilities:||Underground mine, flotation plant and a dynamic leaching plant|
|Commercial Production:||2H16 (Phase I) / 1H17 (Phase II)|
|Anticipated Production:||Avg. annual production of 11.6 moz silver, 63.7 koz gold|
|Pre-operative Capex:||US$515 million|
|Life of Mine:||12 Years|
The San Julián project includes construction of two plants: i) a dynamic leaching plant to treat ore from the veins and
ii) a flotation plant with 6,000 tpd capacity to process ore from the disseminated body.
|Ore processed - Phase I (t)||333,674||
|Ore processed - Phase II (t)||448,150||
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|Ore grades - Phase II|