The Santo Domingo Project is located 50 kilometres west of Codelco's El Salvador copper mine, and 130 kilometres north northeast of Copiapo in Region III, Chile, near the town of Diego de Almagro. Mining for copper, gold, and iron has been ongoing in this area since early in the 19th century. The project area has a relatively long history of small-scale mining and prospecting.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold, Copper, Iron
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 18
Reserves/Resources: 418Mt at 0.04g/t gold and 0.32% copper
Products: 144Mlbs copper, 4.1Mt iron, 15koz gold per year
Owner: Capstone Mining Corp. (100%)
Continent: South America