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By Curt Freeman
For Mining News 

Perfect storm plagues Alaska mining

Manmade, natural forces combine to aggravate modest exploration, development activities across state, while acquisitions continue


Last updated 7/26/2015 at Noon

Over the past month Alaska's mining industry has suffered a perfect storm of manmade and natural issues that read like something from a pulp fiction novel.

On the man-made side of the ledger, gold, silver, copper, and lead prices have all hit 5-year lows and zinc prices continue to slide lower.

Mining equity markets are still in severe decline, making it extremely challenging for junior exp...

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