Masbate Mine (Masbate Gold Project), Masbate Province, Bicol Region, Luzon, Philippinesi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 28' 8'' North , 123° 23' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Mine (Active) - last checked 2018
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The Masbate Gold Project is located in Masbate Island in the Republic of the Philippines. The mine is situated about 360 kilometres (“km”) southeast of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, within the municipality of Aroroy, Masbate Province, Region V. The mine site can be accessed by a commercial airline service, which flies daily to Masbate City; from there it is a 70-km drive on a partially-sealed road to the mine site. Alternate access to the site from Masbate City is via a one-hour boat ride. A registered light air strip and helipad are located close to the mine. The mine is equipped with a barge loading jetty where heavy equipment and consumables are delivered and offloaded.
Mining has occurred in the area since the 14th century.
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