Real numbers from a gold operation, just so you can compare op's cost to actual Tonne cost.

As you can see they are quite different.

 

Operating Costs    
Supplies & Materials $/tonne ore $2.07
Labor $/tonne ore 1.96
Administration $/tonne ore 0.82
Sundry Items  $/tonne ore 0.48
    ------
Total Operating Costs   $5.33
Capital Costs
Equipment  $8,066,100
Haul Roads 1,095,600
Pre-production Stripping 393,500
Buildings 1,632,700
Electrical System 63,600
Working Capital   1,258,200
Engineering & Management 2,025,300
Contingency 1,453,500
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Total Capital Costs $15,988,500
   
Total per Daily Tonne Ore & Waste $1,599