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By Shane Lasley
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Early start at Unga

Redstar targets extension of high-grade gold outlined at Shumagin zone


Last updated 1/15/2018 at 7:51pm

Alaska State Library, Historical Collections

Beginning production in 1892, the Apollo gold mine on Unga Island is the first commercial hardrock mine in Alaska.

Following up on its success in 2016, Redstar Gold Corp. has gotten off to an early start on expanding the high-grade gold zones at its Unga project in Southwest Alaska.

The nearly 60,000-acre Unga property blankets two high-grade gold trends – Apollo-Sitka and Shumagin – that each cut roughly six miles across Unga Island.

Apollo-Sitka hosts Apollo, a historic mine that produced roughly 150,...

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