What We Do

The San Cristobal mine operates under the open-pit system, using state-of-the-art equipment and machinery.

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San Cristobal is a mining district located in the southwestern part of Bolivia’s silver-tin belt, which has been a renowned source of silver production since the 16th century.

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Press Releases

02/03/2012 | 19:34

Study presented on the use of underground water resources by San Cristóbal

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA - March 2, 2012: With the purpose of having a more in-depth knowledge of the Jaukihua aquifer, which is the principal source of industrial water of Minera San Cristóbal (MSC) and ensuring a sustainable use pattern, Sumitomo Corporation –in coordination with the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEG)- hired consulting firm [...]

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12/12/2011 | 11:16

Minera San Cristóbal launches its new Internet portal

Today, Minera San Cristóbal S.A. (MSC), a zinc-silver and lead-silver concentrate producer, has announced that it is relaunching its website which is aimed at providing visitors to the portal with precise, detailed, current and useful information on its operations and activities in Bolivia.   The webpage, which was redesigned in accordance with international standards, is [...]

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About Us

Minera San Cristobal (MSC) is a world-class Bolivian mining company, and one of the South American country’s largest and most innovative employers.

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Triple Certification

Minera San Cristobal (MSC) is proud to have successfully pursued certification in three separate globally recognized standards.


Minera San Cristobal (MSC) has invested in creating the necessary transportation, communications and utilities infrastructure to safely and efficiently mine the silver, zinc and lead ores in its operations located  in southwestern Bolivia.

Community Relations

At Minera San Cristobal (MSC), we understand our ability to continue to prosper and provide employment and economic stimulus for the region is dependent on achieving harmony with our environment and our community.