The Las Antas Gold Project, which hosts significant exploration potential for stand alone, bulk tonnage, disseminated style gold mineralization, provides Oro X with a key foothold into a broader district that contains multiple high-grade gold-silver veins. Located within the prolific epithermal gold belt of Southern Peru, Las Antas is an important step towards development of a substantial land position in the region, generating multiple options.
The project, accessible by paved road to within 8 km of the project, is 80 km East of Peru’s prominent Pan American Highway. The Project features an extensive zone of intense hydrothermal alteration at surface. The broader district contains multiple high-grade gold and silver veins located proximal to key prospects within the Las Antas project. The surface hydrothermal and breccia footprint is host to significant potential for larger scale, bulk tonnage, disseminated style gold mineralization.
Las Antas is hosted by the Calipuy volcanic layered stratigraphy in Southern Peru with andesitic flows, ignimbrites, tuffs, volcanic breccias and agglomerate units. The volcanic stratigraphy has been intruded by several andesitic to dacitic stocks, which comprise favourable units for mineralization and at surface are associated with a pervasive hydrothermal alteration system in halos of intense silicification, showing vuggy silica, alunite and illite.
The project is located within the Oligocene-Pliocene gold-silver Belt of Southern Peru, which contains various precious metal deposits including the Ares Mine (1.2Moz Au & 15Moz Ag) and the Antapite Mine (600koz Au).
Specific to the Las Antas Project area is two prioritized targets areas: