Geological Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Peru (INGEMMET)

The Geological Mining and Metallurgical Institute (INGEMMET), is a Specialized Public Technical Agency of the Energy and Mining Sector of Peru, with legal status of internal public law, autonomy, administrative and economic technique, which aims to obtain, store, record, process , administration and efficient dissemination of geoscientific information and that related to basic geology, subsoil resources, geological risks and the geoenvironment. It also aims to conduct the Ordinary Mining Procedure, including the receipt of petitions, the granting of mining concessions and their extinction according to the causes established by law, ordering and systematizing the georeferenced information through the National Mining Cadastre, as well as the administration and distribution of the Right of Validity and Penalty.