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Jaguar Mining Paciência Gold Mine

Producer of



50km south-east of Belo Horizonte, Brazil


Jaguar Mining

Geology Type

Archean to Upper Proterozoic rocks

Mineral Type

Chert-hosted, sulphide-rich deposits, shear-zone related deposits and carbonatised mafic schists

Reserve Base

About 2.7Mt at 4.52g/t Au, containing about 394,000oz Au, plus measured and indicated resources of about 394,000oz and inferred resources of about 80,300oz

Annual Production

About 73,000oz

Mining Method


Processing Method

Crushing, grinding, thickening, leaching, adsorption, stripping, electrowinning and smelting


About 430


Atlas Copco jumbos and booms, Atlas Copco fandrill, Volvo L90 front loader, Tamrock LHD and Volkswagen 12t trucks

Processing Plant

Metso Svedala and Nordberg crushers, Nordberg ball mills, Door Oliver GLV thickener and Senco CIP plant

Engineering Contractor

None – EPC work carried out in-house

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