Pico Machay Project

Pico Machay Project

Pico Machay is an exploration stage gold property located in Huancavelica, Peru.


  • Location: Huancavelica, Peru
Pico Machay Project Map

Pan American acquired the property in 2010 through the acquisition of Aquiline Resources Inc. Gold mineralization is present as high sulphidation epithermal disseminations and veins.

The property is not considered material to Pan American Silver.

Project Update

The Pico Machay project is on care and maintenance and we are currently not carrying out any activities on the property. Pan American continues to fulfil all its legal obligations to maintain the project’s legal title in good standing.

Mineral Resources

Management estimates that the mineral resources at the Pico Machay project, as at December 31, 2015, are as follows:

Pico Machay Mineral Resources1,2

Resource CategoryTonnes (Mt)Grams of Silver per tonneGrams of Gold per tonne


  1. Mineral resources were estimated using a cut-off grade of 0.3 grams of gold per tonne.
  2. Mineral resource estimates for Pico Machay were prepared under the supervision of, or were reviewed by, Martin Dupuis, P.Geo., and Martin G. Wafforn, P.Eng., who are Qualified Persons as that term is defined in NI 43-101.

Click here to see Pan American’s full mineral reserves and resources at December 31, 2015
Mineral reserves and resources are as defined by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.
Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves have no demonstrated economic viability.
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