Eldorado 2001
The New World Au & FeOx Cu-Au of South America
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[Leach pads] [Mantoverde pit] The Mantoverde copper mine, northern Chile. A panoramic view from the edge of the pit (right) to the leach pads (left).
[Richard Zamora] [Pit briefing]

Chief geologist Richard Zamora (left) gave a brilliant overview in the office and at the core shed before taking the group into the pit to explain the geology and show the ore textures in detail.

Photographs by Mike Porter

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