Peñoles operates five mining units in Mexico; four of them produce zinc, lead and copper concentrates; and the Milpillas mine produces copper cathodes.

In the value chain, mines perform extraction, milling and beneficiation of mineral ore containing lead, zinc and copper. Our most polymetallic units are Sabinas, Tizapa and Capela, they also produce gold and silver in concentrates.

Our process diagram

  • SABINAS

    1.3 million tons milled / year

  • TIZAPA

    950 thousand tons milled / year

  • CAPELA

    1.5 million tons milled / year

  • ORE DEPOSIT EXPLORATION

  • GEOLOGICAL STUDIES

    • MINING PROCESS

    • COUNTRY ROCK

    • ELECTROLYTIC PLANT

    • COMMERCIALIZATION

    • BENEFICIATION PLANT

    • TAILINGS DAM

    • CONCENTRATES TO REFINING

  • VELARDEÑA

    2.3 million tons milled / year

  • MILPILLAS

    2.2 million tons deposited / year

We also consolidate production of our Fresnillo plc subsidiary, which produces gold and silver concentrates, doré bars, precipitates and other materials, in five underground and two open pit mines.

PRODUCTION 2021 %Chg vs 2020
Ore milled and deposited (Mt) 45.2
Gold (oz) 811,992
Silver (koz) 64,441
Lead (ton) 78,758
Zinc (ton) 274,049
Copper (ton) 11,281
Copper cathodes (ton) 3,066