Kilimapesa

Kilimapesa Gold Mine is located on the prolific Migori Greenstone Gold Belt in South West Kenya. Kilimapesa has a mining license (valid until 2036) as well as an extensive prospecting permit that surrounds the mining license. Kilimapesa has JORC Compliant resources of 14.05mt @ 1.56glt for 705Koz contained gold. Significant exploration potential exists both within the mining license, which hosts the Kilimapesa Hill Deposit and within the exploration license which hosts the Vim Rutha deposit, along with 7 other drill ready targets.

The mine consists of two open pits and an underground mine (consisiting of 4 adits) all of these on the Kilimapesa Hill Deposit. 

The high grade ore is processed through a conventional milling, CIL circuit and lower grade ore through a pilot heap leach plant.

An expansion of the heap leach plant is underway with target production of 24,000oz per annum. 

Location

Located in Narok County, 230km west of Nairobi and 20km north of the Tanzanian border.

Fast Facts

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JORC Compliant Resources of 14.05Mt @ 1.56g/t gold for 705Koz contained gold
Low capital investment required to into mining and processing operations to expand to 24,000oz per annum.
Opportunity to optimise mining and processing plant operations
Opportunity to significantly increase JORC Compliant resources from several identified targets from historic small-scale mining, surface mapping and previous drilling.
Gold mining area since 1920s, in close proximity to Lake Victoria Goldfields.
Granted mining licence and exploration licence area