Recently listed Dore Copper Mining has signed an option agreement to acquire 100% of the Joe Mann gold mine in Quebec. The project is 50 km from the company’s Copper Rand mill, which previously processed material from the mine between 2004 and the mine’s closure in 2007.
The 2,700-tonne-per-day Copper Rand concentrator is 8 km southwest of Chibougamau.
The Joe Mann gold mine, privately held since 2008, operated for 27 years between 1956 and 2007 and produced 1.2 million oz. gold at a grade of 8.26 g/t gold; 607,000 oz. silver at 5 g/t silver; and 28.7 million lb. copper at a grade of 0.25% copper.
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