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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Junior reopens historic gold mine

A century after miners first discovered gold at Lucky Shot, Full Metal restores historic mine shaft and tunnels to high-grade ore


Last updated 8/31/2008 at Noon

Full Metal Minerals Ltd. has taken the first step in transitioning from explorer to miner at its Lucky Shot high-grade gold property in the historic Willow Mining District about 145 kilometers, or 90 miles, north of Anchorage.

The company is tunneling into the mountain to recover a 5,000 metric-ton bulk sample of the high-grade mineralization it has outlined with two years of surface drilling...

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