The La Parrilla Project area is situated in the Extremadura region of southwest Spain, in the Provinces of Caceres-Badajoz, approximately 310 km southwest of Madrid and 240 km north of the city of Seville, in a predominantly farming community. The closest villages are Merida (50 km) and Miajadas (15 km).
The La Parrilla Project property comprises of three mineral concessions, covering 1,000 hectares, currently owned by Arypex S.L, a private company owned by the Bonilla family and the rights are valid until 2068. It consists of one rectangular shaped block aligned in a nearly E-W orientation. The licence reference and size of each concession are as follows:
• Adelaida n° 7766: 80 ha
• Victoria n° 7768-A: 734 ha
• La Parrilla n° 7768-B: 186 ha
Mining operations commenced on site in 1954 and ceased in 1986. An estimated 7Mt of material was removed during open pit mining between 1970 and 1986. The site has sealed road access, as well as good access to power, water and labour.