12 million tons of 4% Pb

Yava Pb Mine

Mine For Sale

Mine Details

Commodity: Lead, Silver, Zinc
Location: Canada, Nova Scotia
Terms: Negotiable
Price: $200,000 plus 3% NSR

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Summary:

428,000 mined at 4.75% in 1979-81 with 99% recovery. Non-compliant 12 million tons of 4.18 (Patterson, 1988) remain (or 19.1 mt of 3.4% or 30 mt of 2.95% Pb) in shallow dipping sandstone beds ranging from 3.6 to 8 meters thick. About 1/2 oz Ag and up to 3% Zn in places with more exploration needed.

Location and Access:

Located 25 kilometers southwest of Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Description:

428,000 mined at 4.75% in 1979-81 with 99% recovery. Non-compliant 12 million tons of 4.18 (Patterson, 1988) remain (or 19.1 mt of 3.4% or 30 mt of 2.95% Pb) in shallow dipping sandstone beds ranging from 3.6 to 8 meters thick. About 1/2 oz Ag and up to 3% Zn in places with more exploration needed.
Located in mining friendly Cape Breton, in rural area.

Geology:

Shallow dipping (15*) Pennsylvanian sandstone.

History:

428,000 tons mined from 1979-81 via decline, now sealed at entrance.

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