Aurcana Corporation is a Canadian junior mining company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, symbol AUN. The company owns 92% of the La Negra silver-copper-lead-zinc mine and 100% of the Shafter silver mine. The company's current projects have the potential to produce over five million ounces silver per year.
The 1,000 tonnes per day La Negra silver-copper-lead-zinc mine is located in Queretaro State, Mexico. Production for 2009 is forecast at 750,000 ounces silver and 3 million pounds copper. Plans for increasing production to 1,500 tonnes per day, when complete, will result in yearly production of 1.2 million ounces silver and 5 million pounds copper.
Mining CompanySilver, copper, lead, zinc
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