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Alaska is rich in critical rare earths

Alaska is rich in rare earth, a unique group of elements that are so distinctive that most are placed in their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic table. While scientist... — Updated 2/21/2020 Full story

 

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and... — Updated 2/21/2020 Full story

 

Nova Minerals excited about Estelle gold

Melbourne, Australia-based Nova Minerals Ltd. first looked north to Alaska late in 2017, when it acquired five Alaska properties – Estelle, a gold-copper-silver project about 100 miles... — Updated 2/21/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News Nuggets 
Drill tests Korbel gold deposit on Nova Minerals' Estelle project Alaska

Nova gets early start on Estelle drilling

Nova Minerals Ltd. Feb. 17 announced the start of a 18,500-meter 2020 phase-1 program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. "We are pleased to have commenced the 2020 drill program so... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year... — Updated 1/17/2020 Full story

 

Nova raises 2020 Estelle exploration funds

Nova Minerals Ltd. Jan. 15 announced it has raised A$4.3 million (US$3 million) to fund the early 2020 exploration program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. Located about 100 miles... — Updated 1/17/2020 Full story

 

Nova ramps up early 2020 start at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 9 announced that it has defined targets for a roughly 25,000-meter resource expansion and exploration drill program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska. Located... — Updated 1/7/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The final entry of Captain Curt's log

In November 1996, a little over 23 years ago, I began writing quarterly mining news summaries for the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Shortly after that, I began writing monthly... — Updated 1/2/2020 Full story

 

Leach gold recovery good sign for Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Dec. 30 reported that initial metallurgical testing indicates strong gold recoveries from the Oxide Korbel deposit on its Estelle property in Alaska. The company had... — Updated 1/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019 Full story

 

Nova preps for winter drilling at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Sept. 30 said it is gearing up for a planned 25,000-meter drill program at its Estelle gold property in Alaska. The Australia-based explorer, which submitted... — Updated 10/11/2019

 

Nova eyes RPM as next Estelle gold target

Nova Minerals Ltd. Sept. 17 announced that re-assaying of core from previous drilling has confirmed another potential gold deposit on its Estelle property in Alaska. Last week, the Austra... — Updated 9/27/2019

 
Australia junior exploration company drills Oxide gold target Alaska

Nova has drills targeting gold at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. June 21 announced the start of drilling at the Oxide gold prospect on the Estelle project about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The Australia-based explorer... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Nova encouraged by Estelle drill results

Nova Minerals Ltd. Sept. 2 said results from this year's drill program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska has cut higher grade, near-surface mineralization within a bulk tonnage gold... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska mining traces erratic global trend

If you have watched the metals markets over the last month, you know why Alaska's mineral industry has surged, stalled, swerved, swooped, slowed, shelved and stuttered, sometimes all at... — Updated 9/26/2019 Full story

 

Nova outlines 2.5M oz resource at Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. Sept. 11 reported that it has outlined 2.5 million ounces of gold in a maiden inferred resource estimate for the Oxide Korbel deposit on the company's Estelle project... — Updated 9/20/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/6/2019 Full story

 
Australia junior explores large gold property in Alaska

Nova advances Estelle toward resource

Nova Minerals Ltd. Aug. 12 reported that the preliminary resource drill program at its Estelle gold project in Alaska has been completed on time and under budget. As a result of the accel... — Updated 8/23/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Metals feel love, explorers not so much

Earlier this month S&P Global put out a summary indicating that during the first quarter of 2019 metals like copper, zinc and nickel were up quarter over quarter by 11 percent, 22... — Updated 7/19/2019 Full story

 
Critical minerals project Alaska

Nova markets Windy Fork, explores Estelle

Nova Minerals Ltd. June 3 said it is looking into the potential of selling or bringing on a partner to advance exploration of its Windy Fork rare earth elements (REE) project in... — Updated 6/14/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field... — Updated 4/26/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Unbridled enthusiasm keeps miners happy

Those of you that attended the recent Cordilleran Roundup Convention in Vancouver can attest to the exuberant, upbeat atmosphere that pervaded the conference and was very much in... — Updated 3/15/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining Curt Freeman guest column

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining

As the year waned, Alaska's mining industry reported some of the last of its 2018 seasonal field results while the University of Alaska and state of Alaska released some current and... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges,... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 

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