2. Silver Wheaton didn’t see documentation of Pascua Lama Mineral Concessions for the Chile side. This was stated in their 2009 Report.
“Barrick, through its wholly owned subsidiary CMN, owns the surface property and the legal concessions for mineral exploration and exploitation of the Project in Chile. The mineral concessions have not been independently reviewed and verified by SRK. SRK have relied upon legal opinion supplied to Silver Wheaton for this information”.
3. THIRD PARTY VERIFICATION Below is Catalino Albanez’s statement regarding Pascua Lama ownership. This statement can be found on the bottom of page 9 on this link
“In accordance with the Title Deeds and the Ownership Certificates current as at 2011, the deeds DO NOT register any dominion valid in Chile as at January, 2011, which hands over dominion or property to Barrick Gold Corp, Barrick Chile or Mineral Nevada Limitada. This legal privilege corresponds, to today’s date, to Mr. Jorge R. Lopenhandia according to current Title Deeds and Ownership Certifacates…”
4. THIRD PARTY CREDENTIALS Catalino Albanez provides third party verification of Pascua Lama (Chile) ownership. Below is a link verifying his credentials. Go past the blue links and look for Article One located in the centre of the webpage. He is the second name on the list. Note this is an official Chile government website and identifies him as being a specialist in mining matters. http://translate.google.ca/translate?hl=...