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Platosa zinc mine

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Platosa is a high-grade carbonate-replacement deposit being mined through Pilot and Slask underground mining method. The ore is transported 220km south of Platosa to Miguel Auza. There ore is processed at a 350tpd concentrator that produces silver-lead and silver-zinc concentrates. The mine is located in the state of Durango and approximately 45km north of the city of Torreon. In 2015, Excellon commissioned a Mine Dewatering Project because the mine operations extend below the water table, causing groundwater inflows to exceed pumping capacity. This was followed by the Mine Dewatering Project Phase 2 in 2018.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Emissions
  • Mining
  • Processing
  • Royalties and taxes

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This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • Platosa Emission Intensity Quartile Ranking - Total global production - Tonnes Zn equivalent
  • Detailed map

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