Argentina Gilsonite found by Jose Antonio Silva on 1867 and dedicated to extract gilsotine in wide range. It has his administrative headquarters in Mar del Plata, province of Buenos Aires and has sales representatives in Iran. Production is located in the city of Zapala, province of Neuquen, where it has an ore deposit of gilsotine.
Currently the mine is the only site of gilsotine in operation throughout Argentina. ATDM is able to produce, without new investment, up to 5,000 ton per month. With a potential growth even higher in the upcoming years.