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Western Copper envisions developing Casino Project as large open-pit copper-gold-molybdenum mine with 30 years of production


Last updated 7/27/2008 at Noon

CARMACKS - Western Copper Corporation said its Casino copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in central Yukon Territory has the potential to be developed economically as a sizable open-pit mine.

The porphyry deposit at Casino is the latest in a long line of precious- and base-metal zones of mineralization in the area to be considered for extraction. It is considered unique among Canadian porphyry depo...

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