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Abcourt Mines
Canada

Mining Exploration, Operational Mines ABI:TSX-V

Abcourt Mines Inc. is a gold producer and Canadian exploration company with strategically located mining properties located in Abititi, Province of Quebec, Canada. The Elder property contains gold resources (2012) and was subject of a positive P.E.A. study. In January 2016, Abcourt has declared that the Elder property was in commercial production. During the quarter closed on March 31, 2016 almost…

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After Math Silver

Mining Company AAG:TSX-V

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Alexco Resources
Canada

Historical Mines, Mining Exploration AXU:TSX

The Keno Hill Silver District has a rich history as one of the world’s highest-grade silver districts. Located 330 kilometres north of Whitehorse in Canada’s Yukon, the District lies within the traditional territory of the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun (“FNNND”) and comprises 233 square kilometres characterized by numerous mineral occurrences and more than 35 mine sites with a history of…

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Alien Metals

Mining Exploration LSE:UFO

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Americas Gold and Silver Corp.

Mining Exploration TSE:USA, USAS:NYSE

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Andean Precious Metals

Mining Exploration APM:TSX-V

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Apollo Silver Mines

Mining Exploration APGO:TSX-V

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Arcata Mine
Peru

Operational Mines

The Arcata unit is located in the Department of Arequipa in southern Peru, approximately 300 kilometres from the city of Arequipa, on a 47,000 hectare site, at an altitude of 4,600 metres above sea level. Arcata is a 100% owned underground operation. The Company began developing and preparing the Arcata mine in 1961 and the first concentrate was poured in 1964. The Arcata mine is conformed by vein…

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Arizona Silver Exploration

Mining Exploration AZS:TSX-V

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Aspen
United States

Historical Mines

In 1879, prospectors searching for another Leadville were led to the Aspen area by geological maps that showed outcrops of Leadville Limestone. They found silver ore on Aspen Mountain, but ore production was small until the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad reached the town in 1887 and provided economic shipment of ore to smelters. Ore occurs in the Mississippian Leadville Limestone and the lower part…

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Aurcana Silver Corp.

Mining Company AUN-TSX-V

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Austral Gold

Mining Company AGD-ASX

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Auxico Resoures
Canada

Operational Mines AUAG-CSE

Avino s is an experienced, Vancouver-based mining and exploration firm. Founded in 1968, Avino's mission is to create shareholder value through profitable organic growth at the historic Avino property near Durango, Mexico, and the Bralorne property in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. We are committed to managing all business activities in an environmentally responsible and cost-effective manner…

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Avino Silver & Gold

Mining Exploration ASM:TSX-V

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Azuca Mine
Peru

Operational Mines

The Azuca mine is a large silver mine located in the south of Peru in Ayacucho Region. Azuca represents one of the largest silver reserve in Peru and in the world having estimated reserves of 42.7 million oz of silver.

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Barton Mine
Canada

Historical Mines

Barton Mine, also known as Net Lake Mine, is an abandoned surface and underground mine in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is located about 0.50 km (0.31 mi) north of the Temagami Arena in Temagami North and just east of the Ontario Northland Railway in northwestern Strathy Township. Dating back to the early 1900s, it is one of the oldest mines in Temagami. Barton was the site of a fire in the early…

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Batopilas, Chihuahua
Mexico

Historical Mines

Batopilas (Spanish: [batoˈpilas] ( listen)) is a small town, and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, located along the Río Batopilas at the bottom of the Batopilas canyon, part of the Copper Canyon. As of 2010, the town of Batopilas had a population of 1,220. Its elevation above sea level is 578 metres (1,896 ft). The town is situated in a narrow…

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Bayhorse Silver Inc
United States

Historical Mines BHS:TSX-V

Underground Development work has commenced at the intermediate level access to a mineralized zone at the Bayhorse Silver Mine that was the subject of mining operations by Silver King Mines, prior to shutting down production on 1984 due to extremely low silver prices. The Company has completed rehabilitation of the portal to the intermediate level that was partially mined in 1984. As disclosed in the…

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Beanland Mine
Canada

Historical Mines

Beanland Mine, also known as Clenor Mine, is an abandoned surface and underground mine in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is located about 1 km (0.62 mi) west of Arsenic Lake and 4 km (2.5 mi) northwest of the town of Temagami in central Strathy Township. It is named after Sydney Beanland, who first claimed the mine site in the 1920s and was a director for the mine from 1937 to 1938. Mining operations…

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Bear Creek Mining

Mining Exploration TSX-V: BCM, BVL: BCM, OTCQX: BCEKF

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Berggeschrey
Germany

Historical Mines

First Berggeshrey Berggeschrey or Berggeschrei ("mining clamour") was a German term for the rapid spread of news on the discovery of rich ore deposits that led to the rapid establishment of a mining region, as in the silver rush in the early days of silver ore mining in the Ore Mountains. It is similar in some respects to the gold rush in North America. Even as the first settlements were established…

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Big Dan Mine
Canada

Historical Mines

Big Dan Mine is an abandoned underground mine in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is located about 1 km (0.62 mi) southwest of Net Lake and just west of the Ontario Northland Railway in east-central Strathy Township. It is named after Dan O'Connor, who first claimed the site in the 1890s. Mining operations began at the site in the early 1900s, making Big Dan one of the oldest mines in Temagami. Gold…

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Blackrock Silver

Mining Exploration BRC:TSX-V

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Blende Silver

Mining Exploration BAG:TSX-V

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Blue Hawk Mine
Canada

Historical Mines

Blue Hawk Mine is located on the east slope of Blue Grouse Mountain, on the west side of Okanagan Lake. The mine is just a few kilometres from Downtown Kelowna in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The mine consists of several adits operated for a single year, 1934, and has been virtually abandoned ever since. British Columbia's Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources refers to the…

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Brucejack Gold Mine
Canada

Operational Mines

Since the 1960’s the area had been a focus for exploration by various companies, with five kilometres of underground development completed at the Brucejack property’s West Zone, near the heart of the current mine. Though a mine development certificate for an underground gold-silver mine had been granted to prior owners for the West Zone in 1993, a mine was never ultimately developed there due to…

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Buenaventura
Peru

Operational Mines

Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is a Peruvian precious metals producer with over 64 years of experience in exploration, development, construction and mining operations. We commenced our activities in 1953 with the acquisition of the Julcani Mine in Huancavelica. Ever since then, we have worked to develop a business culture based on caring for the environment, as well as the health and safety…

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Buenavista Mine
Mexico

Operational Mines

The Buenavista mine is a large copper mine located in the north-west of Mexico in Cananea, Sonora. It lies 35 km (22 mi) south of the international border near Nogales, Arizona. Buenavista mine represents one of the largest copper reserves in Mexico and in the world, having estimated reserves of 36 million tonnes of ore grading 0.69% copper, 3.3% zinc and 33.4 million oz of silver. In August 2014,…

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Camino Rojo Mine
Mexico

Operational Mines

The Camino Rojo mine is one of the largest silver mines in Mexico and in the world. The mine is located in the center of the country in Zacatecas. The mine has estimated reserves of 1.63 million oz of gold and 32.07 million oz of silver.

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Canada Cobalt Works

Mining Exploration CCW:TSX-V

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Canasil Resources Inc.

Mining Exploration CLZ:TSX-V

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Caribou
United States

Historical Mines

Caribou is a former silver-mining town, now a ghost town near Nederland in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. It was named after the Caribou silver mine nearby. The Caribou Ranch recording studio is several miles away, on the road from Nederland up to Caribou. History 1861 to 1969 A prospector named Conger discovered placer gold downstream from Caribou in 1861. He eventually followed the gold…

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Caroline Pit
Germany

Museums

The Caroline Pit (German: Grube Caroline) in the Eberbächle, a side valley of the Brettenbach, is an old silver mine in Sexau in the Black Forest in Germany which is open to the public as a show mine. In 1987, volunteers began to uncover the pit and maintain it. It lies within the mining region of Sexau and Freiamt. The oldest parts of the Caroline Pit date with some certainty to the 11th to 13th…

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Cascada Silver

Mining Exploration CSS:CNSX

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Central City - Idaho Springs
United States

Historical Mines

Silver veins were discovered in the Central City-Idaho Springs district a short time after gold was discovered there in 1859. However, mining the silver veins was delayed for the most part until smelters were built in the late 1860s. The veins of the district are zoned in a roughly concentric manner, with gold-bearing pyrite veins in the center, and silver-bearing galena veins more common in the outlying…

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Cerro Colorado Mountains
United States

Historical Mines

The Cerro Colorado Mountains are a low mountain range in southern Pima County, Arizona, USA. The highest point of the range is (5,319 feet (1,621 m)). The range consists of a NNW–SSE trending ridge with several shorter ridges extending off the main ridge to the ENE. The higher portions of the range cover an area of about 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi), with dimensions of 6.8 km (4.2 mi) by 4.0 km (2.5 mi). The…

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Cerro de San Pedro Mine
Mexico

Operational Mines

Cerro de San Pedro is a village and seat of the Municipality of Cerro de San Pedro, located in the state of San Luis Potosí in central Mexico. It is located in hills, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) northeast of the city of San Luis Potosí. As of 2005, the population was 95. The townsite is now threatened by the new and adjacent open pit gold mining operations. Location The village is located in the central…

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Cerro Vanguardia Mine
Argentina

Historical Mines

The Cerro Vanguardia Mine is a gold and silver mine located 150 km north west of Puerto San Julián, in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. It is majority-owned and operated by AngloGold Ashanti, which holds a 92.5% interest in the mine . The remaining 7.5% are owned by Formicruz (Fomento Minero de Santa Cruz Sociedad del Estado), a company owned by the province of Santa Cruz. In 2008, the mine…

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Chalchihuites Mine
Mexico

Operational Mines

The Chalchihuites mine is a large copper mine located in the center of Mexico in Zacatecas. Chalchihuites represents one of the largest copper reserve in Mexico and in the world having estimated reserves of 16 million tonnes of ore grading 0.69% copper, 3.08% zinc and 48.6 million oz of silver.

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Champion Mill
United States

Historical Mines

Champion Mill, in Lake County, Colorado, is part of a mining complex on the eastern slope of Mount Champion on Halfmoon Creek. Established in the 1890s, it was a consistent supplier of gold and silver, as well as galena and pyrite to the smelters in Leadville, CO. The mine and mill operated until around 1919, when the price to ship the ore to Leadville became too expensive to maintain a profit.

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Chesapeake Gold Corp.

Mining Company CKG-V

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China Silver Group

Mining Company 0815-HKG, 0815.HK

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Cliff Mine
United States

Historical Mines

The Cliff mine was the first successful copper mine in the Copper Country of the state of Michigan in the United States. The mine is at the now-abandoned town of Clifton in Keweenaw County. Mining began in 1845, and the Cliff was the most productive copper mine in the United States from 1845 through 1854. Large-scale mining stopped in 1878. The Cliff mined a fissure vein of native copper in Precambrian…

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CMC Medals

Mining Company CMB:TSX-V

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Cobalt
Canada

Historical Mines

Cobalt is a town in the district of Timiskaming, province of Ontario, Canada, with a population of 1,133 (as per the Canada 2011 Census.) In 2001 Cobalt was named "Ontario's Most Historic Town" by a panel of judges on the TV Ontario program Studio 2, and in 2002 the "Cobalt Mining District" was designated a National Historic Site of Canada. W.E. Logan discovered cobalt in 1884 at the future site of…

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Cobalt Museum
Canada

Museums

Cobalt Mining Museum The Cobalt silver rush started in 1903 when huge veins of silver were discovered by workers on the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway (T&NO) near the Mile 103 post. By 1905 a full-scale silver rush was underway, and the town of Cobalt, Ontario sprang up to serve as its hub. By 1908 Cobalt produced 9% of the world's silver, and in 1911 produced 31,507,791 ounces of silver.…

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Coeur Mining

Mining Company CDE:NYSE

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Coeur-Palmarejo
Mexico

Operational Mines

The Palmarejo silver-gold complex consists of (1) the Palmarejo mine and mill; (2) the Guadalupe underground mine, located about 8 kilometers southeast of the Palmarejo mine; (3) the Independencia underground mine, located approximately 800 meters northeast of the Guadalupe underground mine; and (4) other nearby deposits and exploration targets. The Palmarejo complex is located in the state of Chihuahua,…

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Coeur-Palmarejo
Mexico

Operational Mines

The Palmarejo silver-gold complex consists of: the Palmarejo mine and mill; the Guadalupe underground mine, located about 8 kilometers southeast of the Palmarejo mine; the Independencia underground mine, located approximately 800 meters northeast of the Guadalupe underground mine; and other nearby deposits and exploration targets. The Palmarejo complex is located in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Coeur-Rochester
United States

Operational Mines

The Rochester mine and associated heap leach facilities is a​n open pit silver and gold mine, located in Pershing County, Nevada, approximately 13 miles northeast of the city of Lovelock. The Company owns 100% of the Rochester mine through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Coeur Rochester, Inc.. The mine consists of the main Rochester deposit and the adjacent Nevada Packard deposit, southwest of the Rochester…

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