Argentina Mining Limited (ASX:AVK) is exploring for gold and copper in Argentina and Chile. The Company’s project portfolio located in Argentina’s principal mining province of San Juan includes previously established porphyry copper-gold targets at Cerro Blanco and two epithermal gold-silver exploration projects, Amiches and San Francisco, near Barrick Gold's major Veladero and Pascua-Lama operations.
After completing its heavily oversubscribed $6m Initial Public Offer (IPO), the Company’s securities (AVK, AVKO) commenced trading on Wednesday 9 March 2011.
Leading nickel and gold company Independence Group NL is a 19.9% cornerstone investor.
AVK is currently undertaking geophysics and drilling at the Las Leñas epithermal gold-silver prospect, part of the Company’s San Francisco Project in San Juan Province in Argentina .