Learn about some of the most common terms used at Peñoles and in the mining and metals industry.
Deposit, ore, rock or mineral in which several metals proliferate and coexist.
Low mineral deposit, characterized by the disseminated occurrence of mineral within a large volume of igneous rock with porphyry texture.
Metals with a high economic value due to factors such as their scarcity, use in industrial processes and their role throughout history as a store value assets. Chemically, precious metals tend to be less reactive than most elements, and they are usually ductile and lustrous.
Solid material derived from a liquid solution by means of precipitation.