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Junior miner Aurania Resources discovers possible Spanish gold road in Ecuador jungle

Section: Daily Dispatches

From the Canadian Press
via BNN/Bloomberg Canada
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

TORONTO -- A Canadian junior mining company says it has discovered remnants of a road in Ecuador that may have been built about 450 years ago by the Colonial Spanish to transport gold ingots from two mining centres.

Aurania Resources Ltd. says the road, hidden by thick jungle, was discovered by its field teams near the centre of its Lost Cities/Cutucu Project, which is exploring for copper and gold in southeastern Ecuador.

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It says it believes the road may be the one described in historic manuscripts from Ecuador, Peru, Spain, and the Vatican that linked gold mining centres Sevilla de Oro and Logrono de los Caballeros, which were operated by the Spanish from 1565 to 1606. ...

Aurania CEO Keith Barron says the historical record shows gold produced at the two Equador centres was cast into crude ingots for transport to Quito, the capital of Ecuador, likely by horse or donkey along a well-travelled route from the mines. ...

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