Silvercorp Metals Inc was formed as Spokane Resources Ltd. pursuant to an amalgamation of Julia Resources Corporation and MacNeill International Industries Inc. under the Company Act (British Columbia) on October 31, 1991. The Company along with its subsidiary companies is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and mining of precious and base metal mineral properties. The Company's producing mines are in China, with current exploration and development projects in China and Canada. It is a low-cost silver-producing Canadian mining company with multiple mines in China. The Company operates and develops four silver-lead-zinc mines at the Ying Mining Camp in the Henan Province of China. The Company's other material property is the GC Mine in Guangdong Province. The Company conducts operations in China and is developing the Silvertip Project in northern British Columbia, Canada.