Guatemala

Marlin Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeUnderground
StatusClosing / Closed
Commodities
  • Gold
  • Silver
Mining Method
  • Mechanized Cut & Fill
  • Longhole stoping
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SnapshotThe Marlin Mine operated from October 2005 until May 2017, when it ceased operations. Mine closure and reclamation began in June 2017.

Reclamation works are currently underway. During 2023, Newmont added one reclaimed/closed open pit tailings facility at the Marlin Mine site.

Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Newmont Corp. 100 % Indirect

Deposit type

  • Vein / narrow vein

Summary:

The deposit is classic low-sulfidation, quartz-calcite-adularia veins and stockwork host gold-silver mineralization in association with late-stage andesite dike swarms. The deposit is along a west-northwest striking normal fault on the eastern flank of the volcanic complex.

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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

CommodityUnits20162015
Silver koz 5,7477,338
Gold Equivalent koz 201293
All production numbers are expressed as metal in doré.

Operational metrics

Metrics20162015
Daily processing capacity 6,000 t
Tonnes milled 1,006 kt1,310 kt
Daily milling rate

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Operating Costs

Currency2016
UG mining costs ($/t mined) USD 109.12  
OP mining costs ($/t mined) USD
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Heavy Mobile Equipment

Fleet data has not been reported.

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