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Du·ran·go

 (də-răng′gō, do͞o-räng′-)
A city of north-central Mexico north-northwest of Guadalajara. Founded as a mining town c. 1560, it was an important political and religious center during the early history of northern Mexico.

Durango

(djʊˈræŋɡəʊ; Spanish duˈraŋɡo)
n
1. (Placename) a state in N central Mexico: high plateau, with the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west; irrigated agriculture (esp cotton) and rich mineral resources. Capital: Durango. Pop: 1 448 661 (2000). Area: 119 648 sq km (46 662 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in NW central Mexico, capital of Durango state: mining centre. Pop: 520 000 (2005 est). Official name: Victoria de Durango

Du•ran•go

(dəˈræŋ goʊ, -ˈrɑŋ-)

n.
1. a state in N Mexico. 1,431,748; 47,691 sq. mi. (123,520 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state, in the S part. 348,036.
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Noun1.Durango - a city in north central MexicoDurango - a city in north central Mexico; mining center
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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The Project is located in Durango State, Mexico, approximately 120 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Durango, and lies in the Central Plateau Gold-Silver belt of the Sierra Madre Occidental, near the historic Silver-Lead-Zinc district of Tejamen.
Canasil is a Canadian-based mining and mineral exploration company with interests in base and precious metal properties in British Columbia, Canada, and Durango State, Mexico.
The Picachos property portfolio includes the 7,700-hectare (19,000-acre) silver-gold Picachos property area in Durango State and the 17,800-hectare (43,900-acre) Tango gold claims in Sinaloa State.
The Picachos Project includes the 7,700-hectare (19,000-acre) silver-gold Picachos project area located in Durango State and the 17,800-hectare (43,900-acre) Tango gold claims in Sinaloa State.
The Letter of Intent gives Northwestern the right to acquire a 100% interest in the property portfolio, which includes the 7,700-hectare (19,000-acre) silver-gold Picachos property area located in Durango State and the 17,800-hectare (43,900-acre) Tango gold claims in Sinaloa State.
Samples from the development drifts were assayed at Laboratorio Industrial Metalurgico in Gomez Palacio, Durango state, Mexico.
The net financing proceeds will be used to cover rehabilitation and start-up costs at Great Panther's Topia Silver-Lead-Zinc Mine in Durango State, for exploration activities on the Company's other projects, for corporate and administrative expenditures and for asset acquisition investigations.
Isidro Nunez Camargo, an officer for the (Confederacion Nacional Campesina, CNC) in Gomez Palacio, Durango state, said special assistance promised by the federal government has failed to materialize.
TSX:EXN)("Excellon" or "the Company") Mexico's highest grade silver producer,is pleased to report March and the first quarter 2012 production results from its La Platosa operations in Durango State, Mexico.
TSX VENTURE: EXN) is pleased to announce that shipments of crushed ore have commenced from its test-mining program on its 14,692-hectare (36,000-acre) Platosa/Saltierra Properties in north-eastern Durango State, Mexico.
The Company has been conducting an exploration and drilling program to expand and upgrade its resources at its flagship Tahuehueto Project in Durango State.
silver equivalents) has been confirmed at the Santa Cruz mine in Durango State, Mexico according to a recent independent NI 43-101 report.