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By Gary Park
Mining News Calgary correspondent 

Lawsuit closes, wrapping up joint Northwest Territories, Nunavut venture


Last updated 2/15/2004 at Noon

Settlement of a legal spat has also ended a joint diamond exploration venture in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Ashton Mining of Canada and Pure Gold Minerals finally resolved a lawsuit that was launched in May 2002.

They teamed up in 1993 to hunt for diamonds in the Slave geological area of the two territories, with Ashton holding 90 percent of about 540,000 acres and Pure Gold holdi...

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