Cerro de Pasco


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Cerro de Pasco

(Spanish ˈθɛrrɔ ðe ˈpasko)
n
(Placename) a town in central Peru, in the Andes: one of the highest towns in the world, 4400 m (14 436 ft) above sea level; mining centre. Pop: 70 000 (latest est)

Cer•ro de Pas•co

(ˈsɛr rɔ ðɛ ˈpɑs kɔ)
n.
a town in central Peru. 72,100; 14,280 ft. (4353 m) above sea level.
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The Sinchao mineralization is similar geologically to the famous base metal mine of Cerro de Pasco in central Peru which originally contained lead, zinc, gold and silver reserves of 600 million tonnes and to depths exceeding 800 meters.
The Project is located in a prolific mining district where producing mines like Cerro de Pasco (Volcan Cia Minera), Antamina (BHP-Glencore-Teck) and Colquijirca (El Brocal) have been operating for decades.
Overview: The LLIPA project has two major mining concessions in Central Peru located in between the great Antamina and Cerro de Pasco mines and shows a strong potential for becoming a major poly-metallic open pit mine.
The day of his death, October 5, is celebrated yearly as the "Dia de la Medicina Peruana," and the Peruvian National University in Cerro de Pasco carries his name.
2) Divided in two intermingling parts, one that delineates the conflict between the comuneros of Yanacocha and the town of Yanahuanca, and another one that portrays the silent battle between the village of Rancas and the International Cerro de Pasco Mining Corporation, the novel takes us to the center of a heteroglossic world.
The project lies 25 km northwest of the famed Cerro de Pasco and Colquijirca Pb-Zn-Cu mines, 35 km east of the Raura Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag mine, and 25 km southwest of Buenaventura's 150 million ounce Uchuccahacua Ag mine.
Meanwhile in Peru, the FA has done a U-turn on a decision not to relegate anyone because the league is expanding from 14 to 16 teams - but the bottom club Estudiantes de Medicina have now withdrawn (due to bankruptcy) and Deportivo Wanka have caused uproar by moving their home games to a place called Cerro de Pasco which is 4,300m above sea level and 300km from their usual home in Huancay (a mere 2,300m above sea level)
The accident happened in the mining region of Cerro de Pasco, about 185 miles north-west of the capital Lima.
But Paragsha, also known as the Cerro de Pasco mine for the city that grew around it, was far different from Mahr Tunel.
The Chonta Project is located in the prolific metal-producing Cerro de Pasco region of central Peru.
Milpo has an excellent track record in the development and operation of low cost mines, such as the El Porvenir mine in Cerro de Pasco, the Chapi copper project and Cerro Lindo polymetallic project and the Ivan copper mine in Chile.
Brookmount's keystone Mercedes 100 project is located in a prolific mining region that hosts some of the largest mining operations in Peru, such as Volcan's Cerro de Pasco and Doe Run's huge smelter and mining operations at La Oroya, plus numerous other large deposits and mining operations.