Producer in Narino, Colombia with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10279600
MAS/MILS ID 3010350001
Record type Site
Current site name Barbacoas
Alternate or previous names Narino

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -78.16648, 1.66821 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 5000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Colombia Narino


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -78.16648, 1.66821

Ore body information

  • Area 400HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 PLACER
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Shape of Orebody #2 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Primary Ore Control OTHER
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Total Surface Area (HA) 400
    Date of Last Modification 780213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1937

Mining district

District name Rio Telembi

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights State Lease
Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Cia. Minera De Narino
    Interest 100
    Home office Colombia
    Year 1949

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 400HA
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method ESTIMATE
    Mining Method DREDGING
    Swell Factor 0
    Primary Material Cover QUICKSAND
    Percentage 100
    Hardness of Ore QUICKSAND
    Avg. Bench Height (meters) 15
    Max. Pit Slope (degrees) 80
    Capacity 11500
    Capacity Units CU-M ORE/DAY
    Preprod. Stripping Vol. 11500
    Unit Production Cost .1
    Units of Production $/CU-M ORE
    Operating Days per Year 350
    Operating Shifts per Day 1
    Year of Information 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 3010350001

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    204 PGS, MAPS.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-FEB-1984 Ljb U.S. Bureau of Mines