Leaching Has Commenced At Bonanza Harquahala Mine
PHOENIX, AZ - Tombstone Exploration Corporation reported that in combination with Goldrock Resources Inc. and the Bonanza Mining Company that the leach process has commenced, at Bonanza Harquahala Mine. Leaching commenced on June 3, 2021 when the pH levels increased to allow for safe sustained leaching. Approximately 35,000 tons of rock have been placed on the leach pad with the entire area under leach. Carbon has been placed in all four carbon columns and is collecting gold & silver from solution. Bonanza expects to ship its first carbon in approximately two weeks depending on how fast the rock leaches and how quickly the carbon loads.
Alan Brown, TMBXF President & CEO, said, “This is a monumental day getting leaching started. We have worked through all the Covid delays and are finally able to start producing. The price of gold is looking very strong for the rest of the year as it passes $1900 today.”