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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Mine eyes next decade, beyond

Greens Creek replaces reserves, plans tailings expansion project and pledges financial security for perpetual water treatment


Last updated 2/1/2015 at Noon

Greens Creek Mine is preparing for the next stage of its long-running tenure as a low-cost primary silver producing mine in Southeast Alaska.

The underground mine, located on Admiralty Island about 18 miles southwest of Juneau, extracts ore from a volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit with an unusually high silver content. The mine produces silver, along with zinc, lead and gold as by-products...

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