Peru

Alpamarca Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
Commodities
  • Zinc
  • Lead
  • Copper
  • Silver
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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ShapshotAs of December 2023, reserve update, the Alpamarca pit is expected to be exploited until July 2024.
Related AssetAlpamarca Operation

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Glencore plc. 23.3 % Indirect
Compañía Minera Chungar S.A.C. (operator) 100 % Direct
Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A. is a subsidiary of Glencore AG, which is a subsidiary of Glencore Plc., owner of 63% of common class A voting shares and an economic interest of 23%, excluding treasury shares.

Compañía Minera Chungar S.A.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A., and has two mining units, Animon and Alpamarca.

In Q4 2022, Glencore commenced a process to dispose of its 23.3% economic interest in Volcan, which is ongoing. As a result, the carrying amounts of Volcan assets and liabilities as at 31 December 2023 and 31 December 2022 are classified as held for sale.

Deposit type

  • Vein / narrow vein

Summary:

The Alpamarca deposit is a structurally-controlled vein-type deposit located in the Pacaros district of the province of Huaral.

Reserves

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

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Operational metrics

Metrics202320222021202020192018201720162015
Stripping / waste ratio  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe13.8 4.4 2 7.8 10.6
Ore tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe552 kt438 kt958 kt910 kt713 kt
Waste  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe7,620 kt1,930 kt1,700 kt7,600 kt7,600 kt
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Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

Fleet data has not been reported.

Personnel

Mine Management

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