Galantas - Gold mining in the Sperrins   Fully Booked

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Technical visit
07 June 2017 17:00 - 20:00
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Description

Galantas owns and recently operated an open pit gold mine near Omagh, County Tyrone, at the Cavanacaw Mine. The mine also produces silver and lead as by-products. The product metals are concentrated by safe, low-toxicity processing. Planning permission has now been received for the mine to start operations underground and has so far completed part of a drilling exploration program. 

The visit will include a 30 minute presentation on the local and regional geology, discovery and history of the deposit, past open pit mining and future underground mining operations, followed by a 90 minute site tour of the existing mine excavations and processing facility. 

The site tour will involve walking approximately 3km, with a small section up and down a 16% gradient in the pit. 

Please note that visitors are required to bring their own steel toe boots and if possible hard hat and high vis jacket/waistcoat. The mine only has a small number of the latter two items available.

Address

Galantas
56 Botera Road Upper
Cavanacaw
Omagh
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Patrick Kelly

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