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LA ARENA

La Libertad, Peru

  • 196 koz Gold produced*
  • 34 koz Silver produced*

La Arena is an open-pit, heap leach gold mine with sulphide expansion potential. Commercial production began in 2011 with estimated mine life until 2021.

ownership

100%

Products

Gold

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OPERATIONS

Mining & Processing

MINE TYPE:

AVERAGE PLANT THROUGHPUT:
Open-pit 36,000 TPD

Operations are currently exploiting the oxide gold reserve by open pit methods using conventional drill, blast, shovel and truck open pit methods. The oxide ore is truck-dumped directly onto leach pads or to stockpiles with no crushing or agglomeration required prior to leaching. The mine currently operates at 36,000 tonnes per day.

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Resource

Geology & Mineralization

RESERVES:
568 Au koz

The La Arena mine deposit is high-sulfidation epithermal oxide gold mineralization hosted in brecciated sandstone within the Chimu Formation.

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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

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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, 2018. Cash costs per ounce is a non-GAAP measure; please refer to the Non-GAAP Measures