Huaron

Huaron

Huaron is an underground polymetallic silver mine located in Pasco in Peru.

Highlights

  • Location: Pasco, Peru
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Ownership: 100%
  • Products: Silver rich zinc, lead, and copper concentrates
  • Capacity: 2,300 tpd
  • Deposit Type: Epithermal veins, mantos, and replacements
Huaron Map

The mine was acquired by Pan American in 2001. Silver, zinc, lead, and copper mineralization is present as epithermal veins, mantos, and limestone replacements. Mining is undertaken using a combination of mechanized sub-level long hole stoping, and mechanical and conventional cut and fill.

Huaron operates an 870,000 tonne per year nominal capacity mill using froth induced flotation technology to produce silver in copper, lead, and zinc concentrates.

For more information on Huaron operations, please see our most recent Quarterly Report.

Click here to see the mineral reserves and resources estimates for Huaron, as at December 31, 2016.

Huaron Technical Report (June 30, 2014)