Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the production and sale of silver, gold and copper, and the acquisition, exploration and advancement of mineral properties. The Company operates the Avino Mine, which produces copper, silver and gold at the Avino property. Its subsidiary Avino Mexico owns 42 mineral claims and leases four mineral claims in the state of Durango, Mexico. The Company’s mineral claims in Mexico are divided into four groups: Avino mine area property, Gomez Palacio/Ana Maria property, Santiago Papasquiaro property and Unification La Platosa properties. The Company’s La Preciosa consists of 15 exploration concessions totaling approximately 6,011 hectares located in Durango, Mexico, within the municipalities of Panuco de Coronado and Canatlan. The property is located within 20 kilometers of the Company’s Avino mining operations. The Company also owns interests in mineral properties located in British Columbia and Yukon, Canada.