The British company Adriatic Metals has announced that it has found the imposing amounts of precious metals below the surface of the soil in the area around the city of Vares, located 50 kilometers north of the capital Sarajevo.
The research has brought new astonishing results. At a depth of 72 meters, 18.3 percent of zinc, 10.7 percent of lead, followed by 2.5 grams of gold per ton of earth, 211 grams of silver per ton of earth, 2.5 percent copper and 25 percent baryte.
It was stated that these volumes reveal the great potential of precious metals hiding in the ground of this part of BiH.
“Metalurgical, geotechnical and hydrogeological studies are underway to include in the study of bandwidth, application of exploitation licenses and ultimately feasibility study,” the statement said.
Besides the site of Rupica, it is considered that noble metals could also be found in Brestic, Jurasevac, Borovac and Veovaca areas.