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Placer Dome Inc Gold Mine – Campbell – North West Ontario

Producer of

Gold

Location

Balmertown, Ontario, Canada

Ownership

Goldcorp Inc. (100%)

Geology type

Archaean volcanic tholeiitic volcanic complex

Mineral type

Gold with arsenopyrite, pyrite, pyrrhotite and silver

Reserve base

5.5Mt grading 8.2g/t, containing 1.45Moz Au (proven and probable, 2005)

Annual production

209,200oz Au (2005)

Mining method

Underground shrinkage stoping, mechanised cut-and-fill and longhole mining, including sub-level and crown pillar operations

Processing method

Crushing, grinding, cyclones, Knelson concentrators giving free gold and sulphides, gravity separation, flotation, CIP and CIL recovery and refining

Employment

400

Key equipment

Knelson concentrators
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