Profile: Pan American Silver Corp (PAAS.O)
11 Dec 2017
Pan American Silver Corp., incorporated on March 7, 1979, is a silver production company. The Company is principally engaged in the operation and development of, and exploration for, silver producing properties. The Company's segments include Peru, Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia. The Company also produces and sells gold, zinc, lead and copper. The Company's operating properties in Mexico include La Colorada Mine, Dolores and Alamo Dorado. The Company's operating properties in Peru include Huaron Mine and Morococha Mine. The Company's operating properties in Bolivia include San Vicente. The Company's operating properties in Argentina include Manantial Espejo. The Company's development properties include Navidad Property. The La Colorada underground silver mine is located in the Chalchihuites district in Zacatecas State, Mexico, approximately 99 kilometers south of Durango and 156 kilometers northwest of Zacatecas. The La Colorada consists of approximately 60 claims totaling approximately 8,400 hectares.
The Dolores open pit silver-gold mine is located in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range in the state of Chihuahua in the municipality of Madera, approximately 250 kilometers west of the city of Chihuahua. The Alamo Dorado open pit silver mine is located 45 kilometers south-southeast of the town of Alamos in the southeast corner of the state of Sonora. The Alamo Dorado mine consists of the 509-hectare Alamo Ocho concession, the 4,865-hectare Alamo Dorado concession, five exploration concessions covering approximately 6,010 hectares and surface rights covering approximately 763.64 hectares. Huaron is an underground silver mine located 320 kilometers northeast of Lima in the province of Pasco in the Central Highlands of Peru. The Morococha mine is an underground silver mine located 137 kilometers east of Lima in the province of Yauli. The Morococha property consists of approximately 540 concessions with an area of approximately 10,520 hectares, as well as two processing concessions.
The San Vicente underground silver-zinc mine is located in the south of Bolivia in the Province of Sud-Chichas, Department of Potosi. The San Vicente mine property concessions cover an area of approximately 7,020 hectares and consist of approximately 10 concessions. The Manantial Espejo open pit and underground silver-gold mine is located in the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentia. The Manantial Espejo mine consists of approximately 20 mineral concessions covering a total of approximately 25,530 hectares. The Navidad silver development property is located in Gastre Department in the Province of Chubut, southern Argentina. The main Navidad property block consists of four 2,500-hectare blocks. The Company also holds interests in the La Virginia and La Bolsa projects in Mexico. The Company also holds interests in other investment and resource properties, such as Pico Machay project in Peru, the Calcatreu project in Argentina, the Waterloo property and the Hog Heaven property in the United States, and certain other interests in Canada.
Pan American Silver Corp
625 Howe St Suite 1440
VANCOUVER BC V6C 2T6