Newmont Gold Minera Gold Mine – Minera Yanacocha – Peru

Since the Carachugo ore is porous, run-of-mine ore can be heap-leached without crushing. The initial heap was cyanide leached at a rate of 10 litres/h/m<SUP>2</SUP> into a 16,000m<SUP>3</SUP> pond and the solution treated in a Merrill Crowe plant.