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Costa Rica


Costa Rica


  • About Costa Rica
  • Central America's success history.
  • Politically stable since the 19th Century.
  • Large agricultural sector.
  • Expanding economy.
  • Strong technology and tourism industries.
  • Good standard of living.
  • Widespread Land ownership.
  • High literacy (96+%).
  • Very reasonable wages.

Costa Rica's Map

  • The Costa Rican gold belt is located in the north-western part of the country.
  • The geology of this region is characterized by tectonically juxtaposed, volcanic sedimentary and igneous rock units of tertiary age.
  • Mineralization within the Gold Belt consists of:
    1- Veins and fissure fillings of ephithermal type which bear gold, silver and base metal;
    2- Disseminated mineralization of complex sulphides (Au, Ag, Pb, Zn);
    3- Alluvial Au (gold) rich latheric soils.
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