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Argentina gives nod to Chinchillas mine

Americas precious metals miner SSR Mining (CN:SSRM) expects first ore in the second half of this year from the Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project in Argentina after authorities gave the project environmental approval.

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Chinchillas ore will be processed at the now-depleted Pirquitas operation

Chinchillas forms part of the company's Puna operations, a majority-owned joint venture with Golden Arrow Resources (CN:GRG; 25%).

The mine has an expected average annual production of 6...