Délices

Délices
Village and gold mine
Délices is located in French Guiana
Délices
Délices
Location in French Guiana
Coordinates: 4°44′10″N 53°46′20″W / 4.73611°N 53.77222°W / 4.73611; -53.77222Coordinates: 4°44′10″N 53°46′20″W / 4.73611°N 53.77222°W / 4.73611; -53.77222
CountryFrance
Overseas regionFrench Guiana
ArrondissementSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni
CommuneMana

Délices is a village and gold mine in French Guiana, in the commune of Mana.[1] The gold mine is being exploited by the Auplata Mining Group.[1] Délices is one of the biggest placers in French Guiana.[2] Délices is located on the Arouani River which is locally heavily polluted with mercury.[2]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Auplata annonce la signature d'un protocole pour l'acquisition de la mine de Délices en Guyane Française" (PDF). Auplata Mining Group (in French). Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b Laperche, V.; Hellal, J.; Maury-Brachet, R.; Joseph, B.; Laporte, P.; Breeze, D.; Blanchard, F. (2014). "Regional distribution of mercury in sediments of the main rivers of French Guiana (Amazonian basin)". SpringerPlus. 3: 322. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-322. PMC 4099412. PMID 25045610.
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