Location & Access
The property is located in the southeastern part of the State of Arizona, and can be accessed from Old Ghost Town Road. Arizona, a mining-friendly state in the southwest United States, is home to many large mines and development projects including copper, gold, uranium, coal, and copper/moly mines. Mining had a $4.29 billion impact on Arizona’s economy in 2014, with 66% of the nation’s copper coming from the state.
The Mexican Hat Property hosts an Inferred Mineral Resource of 32,876,000 tonnes grading 0.616 grams of gold per tonne hosting 651,000 ounces of gold, using a 20 gpt capping grade and a 0.20 gpt cut-off grade (See Aug 29, 2018 NI 43-101 Technical Report, SEDAR)”
Infrastructure & Permitting
The Towns of Willcox, Benson and Sierra Vista are the supply centers of Cochise County, as well as distribution hubs for agricultural, tourism and mineral industries. These towns have the necessary resources to support mineral exploration such as accommodations, communications, equipment and supplies, plus an available, knowledgeable workforce.
Water may be obtained from privately-owned and operated wells in the vicinity. Expanded operations will likely require purpose-built access to subsurface waters.
The Courtland-Pearce, Ghost Town Trail Road extends along the western project area along with an active power line. Storage facilities such as tailings, waste, potential heap leach areas and processing plant sites may be acquired either through the State, private landholder or BLM.
Baseline studies commencing in 2021 include groundwater sampling, air quality sampling, wildlife analysis & archaeological analysis