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History of El Mochito

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1938

El Mochito property was originally discovered

1943

Rosario Mining Company purchases El Mochito property

1946

Rosario constructs small mill at El Mochito

1948

Production begins at El Mochito with initial zinc products being a jig concentrate containing native silver, a bulk flotation concentrate and a silver product

1980

Amax Inc. acquires Rosario

1987

American Pacific Honduras SA de CV (AMPAC) purchases El Mochito property

1990

Breakwater Resources Ltd. acquires AMPAC

2011

Nyrstar NV acquires Breakwater Resources, therby acquiring the El Mochito operation

December 2016

Ascendant Resources Inc. acquires AMPAC and the El Mochito mine