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[Module 1 Group at Zaldiva]

In the Zaldivar Pit as part of the Escondida - Zaldivar Visit   -   Following the excellent briefing by Minera Escondida Gerente de Geologia Jorge Camacho, upper benches leached cap inspection and core display at Escondida, the group inspected supergene & oxide ore in the pit at Zaldiva, which in 2003 was controlled by Placer Dome.

Back - From left: Roque Coelho (Anglo American, Brazil), Fernando Matos (CVRD, Chile), Camilo Raggo (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, Chile), Gerson Oliveira (CVRD, Brazil).
Middle - From left: Craig Parry (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, Chile), Adam Burley (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, West Africa), Riaan Esterhuizen (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, West Africa), Fernando Hintze (Consultant to Tour, Chile), Tony Green (Noranda - Falconbridge, Canada), Craig MacDougall (Noranda Pacific, Australia), Ricardo Presnell (Kennecott Exploration, USA).
Front - From left: Patricio Morales (Minera Zaldivar, Chile), Jun Rovillos (Ivanhoe Mines, Philippines), Valério Jardim Oliveira (CVRD, Brazil), Antonio Arribas (Placer Dome Exploration, South America).

Photograph by Mike Porter.
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