Historically, the grade of iron ore concentrate produced at Cehegín was in excess of the standard 62% iron based on production up to 1985.

Previous Operators

The previous operators – Altos Hornos de Vizcaya S.A. report of 1982 states that during the quarter of 1975 and throughout 1976, the operation produced magnetite concentrate with an average grade of 65.15% with low penalizing impurities.


If the same quality concentrates can be produced, this will attract a premium price and wider markets.