For the purposes of identifying various project stages, Minelistings.com has adopted four mining phases They are as follows:

 

Phase 1 – Exploration

During this phase, mining claims are identified for potential deposit value.

 

Phase 2 – Development

Includes feasibility, engineering, construction, and investment.

 

Phase 3 – Production

Extraction, Milling, and Operations.

 

Phase 4 – Inactive

Previously producing mines with current deposit value.