The Caylloma deposit is located approximately 225km northwest of Arequipa Peru. Mining is predominantly carried out by mechanised cut and fill operations following this the ore is trucked to a conventional crushing milling and flotation plant consisting of zinc and lead silver flotation circuits. In 2016 the processing plant was operating at around 1 430tpd ore primarily being sourced from the silver polymetallic Animas Vein. In 2016 work was ongoing to optimise the concentration process with the aim of increasing capacity to 1 500tpd. Fortuna Silver were expecting to process 535kta ore in 2017.