Argonaut Gold Inc. (Argonaut) is engaged in the business of gold production and related activities, including the exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, development and processing. Argonaut�s material properties are the production-stage El Castillo Mine and the exploration-stage La Fortuna project located in the State of Durango, Mexico. The Company also has interests in the exploration stage projects, which includes Caborca Project, Cochis Gold Project, Daniel Project, El Compa Project, Glor Project, La Cien Project, Llano Colorado Project, Manuel & Mel Project, Texson Project, Valenzuela Project and Nopal Project. Its subsidiaries include Castle Gold Corporation, Pediment Gold Corp, Argonaut Gold U.S. Corp. and Compania Minera Pitalla S.A de C.V. On January 27, 2011, it acquired Pediment Gold Corp. In June 2011, it acquired an additional 128 hectares under contract from Ejido San Antonio. In December 2012, the Company acquired Prodigy Gold Inc.