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By Shane Lasley
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Mining Explorers 2015: Yukon exploration jumps 20%

Spending in metals-rich territory flirts with C$100 million mark


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 7:05am

As exploration across most of the North continues to trend downward, the Yukon Territory is celebrating the second straight year of increased spending.

Early estimates put exploration in Yukon at about C$99 million for 2015, up roughly 20 percent over the C$80 million spent last year.

With a wide swath of zinc-rich deposits in the Selwyn basin, a number of copper-rich porphyries in the Dawson...

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