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Economic Geology of the Ocampo District, Western Chihuahua

By
Paul W. Hohbach
Paul W. Hohbach
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Published:
January 01, 2010

Abstract

The Ocampo mine is located at approximately 28±12.5' latitude and 108±25' longitude in western Chihuahua State, Mexico. The property lies SW of the capital city of Chihuahua.

Driving directions: From Chihuahua, drive 285 km west along federal Hwy 16 to Cahuisori, then 25 km south on a Gammon Lake-maintained gravel road.

The small town of Ocampo, population 600, lies in a deep valley above Gammon Goldâ∈™s Ocampo underground mine. The town and mine are connected to the National Electrical Grid (CFE). Other industries in the area are forestry, ranching, and farming. Gammonâ∈™s workforce comes from all across Mexico. Mexican men and women make up 99% of the workforce.

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Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook

Northern Sierra Madre Occidental Gold-Silver Mines, Mexico

Society of Economic Geologists
Volume
42
ISBN electronic:
9781934969953
Publication date:
January 01, 2010

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