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Apex Silver Mines Ltd. (AMEX:SIL)

Apex Silver Mines Limited engages in the exploration and development of silver and other mineral properties in Central and South America. The company has rights to or control over claims or concessions in or near the silver producing regions of Central and South America, including Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico. Its principal project is the 65% owned San Cristobal project in southwestern Bolivia. As of December 31, 2006, Apex Silver Mines had proven and probable reserves of approximately 251 million tonnes of ore grading 55 grams per tonne silver, 446 million ounces of silver, 8.53 billion pounds of zinc, and 2.92 billion pounds of lead. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in George Town, Cayman Islands.

Company Website: http://www.apexsilver.com/

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