Calibre Mining Adds to Concessions in Nicaragua

Calibre Mining Corp acquired 250 km2 of additional mining concessions in Nicaragua.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


The new areas, called Asa and Pis Pis, are located in the region known as the Golden Triangle of Nicaragua, with high mineral potential.

Robert Brown, CEO of Calibre, explained that this sub explored area has potential to extract gold, silver and copper.

In total, Calibre has 867 km2 of concessions in the country.

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