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La Libertad, Peru

  • 507.4 koz Gold reserves, proven + probable*
  • 105.4 koz Gold produced*
  • $721 Cash Costs per ounce*
*See footnote

Gold Mine

La Arena is an open-pit, heap leach gold mine with sulphide expansion potential (La Arena II). 





la arena 1

Mining & Processing


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.

la arena 2

Geology & Mineralization

507.4 koz Au

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

Reserves & Resources

Corporate Sustainability

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

0 85%
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.

12,644 99%
total employees and contractors of senior management were local to the countries where the mine is located

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For the period ended December 31, 2020. Cash costs per ounce is a non-GAAP measure; please refer to the Non-GAAP Measures
Estimated mineral reserves as of June 30, 2021. For complete mineral reserve and resource information, refer to the Reserves and Resources page on this website.