La Romana is a copper, tin and silver deposit located in the Western block of Ecuador that has recently made headlines for its enormous potential. Big news has come out of the area this week as Pan Global Resources Inc., the Canadian mineral exploration company, reported their initial results from a recent drilling project at La Romana. The results confirmed that the Western section of the deposit contains over 15.9 meters of copper, with an average grade of 1.04%. The drill program was conducted to explore the Western portion of La Romana, where few exploration activities had been executed until recently. Encouraged by the results, Pan Global is now looking to advance the exploration program into the Eastern portion of the deposit which remains relatively untested. This latest discovery is a major win for Pan Global, who has reportedly invested heavily in the project over the past few years. It also marks a significant milestone for Ecuador, who recognizes the potential of the deposit and is actively working to make it a key economic driver in the region. With over 15.9 meters of copper already discovered, it is safe to say that the country stands to benefit significantly from Pan Global’s exploration. Moreover, the results of the drilling project will no doubt open the door to further exploration and development activities at La Romana. With the Eastern area yet to be explored, the potential for even greater copper deposits is very real, while the possibility of silver and tin being present in the area has yet to be fully explored. This discovery at La Romana should only serve to increase optimism among mineral exploration, both in Ecuador and beyond. Pan Global Resources is to be commended for their efforts in the field, and their expertise in uncovering hidden potential. With a wealth of resources yet to be discovered, the future world of precious metal extraction looks a lot brighter with news like this.