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Bluestone breathes life back into Cerro Blanco

Some 50km past the Escobal silver mine and a few kilometers shy of Guatemala’s frontier with El Salvador, Bluestone Resources is rejuvenating the Cerro Blanco gold project it acquired from Goldcorp in June.

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Bluestone breathes life back into Cerro Blanco

Some 50km past the Escobal silver mine and a few kilometers shy of Guatemala’s frontier with El Salvador, Bluestone Resources is rejuvenating the Cerro Blanco gold project it acquired from Goldcorp in June.

Paul Harris in Asuncion Mita, Guatemala

Bluestone breathes life back into Cerro Blanco

Resurgence: Bluestone puts the Jumbo it acquired from Goldcorp's Marlin mine to work at Cerro Blanco

Cerro Blanco didn't have the tier-one potential the gold major required, but with the deposit capable of producing about 140,000 ounces a year at 8g/t, John Robins - previously founder and chairman of Kaminak Gold - saw an opportunity.