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Ventana Mining Company was founded in 2001 as a mineral exploration and development company. Ventana, (window, Span.) derived its name from a landmark feature in the Sierra de las Minas mountain range of eastern Guatemala known as "La Ventana" (shown at right).
In 1998, Hurricane Mitch produced floods that exposed boulders of a variety of types of jadeite in an unexplored area in the upper reaches of the Rio Jalapa south of the Motagua Valley of Guatemala. Following this discovery, Ventana was awarded mining concessions by the Guatemalan Ministry of Mines.
To date, we have outlined wide zones of jadeite jade mineralization through sampling and extensive mapping programs. To our knowledge, there are no undeveloped jadeite jade deposits that exist in the world that are of comparable size.
Now, Ventana is a transitional phase from a mineral exploration and development company to a junior production concern.

Please contact us if you would like additional information about the company.


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