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Underground drilling begins at Snip Mine


Last updated 4/3/2018 at 7:21am

Skeena Gold Ltd.

Crews enter the 440 portal at the historic Snip gold mine in northwestern British Columbia.

Skeena Resources Ltd. said it has begun a 9,000-meter underground drill program at its Snip gold project in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia.

The historic underground mine at Snip, which Barrick Gold operated from 1991 to 1999, produced 1.1 million ounces of gold from 1.25 million metric tons of ore averaging 27.5 grams per metric ton gold.

Skeena optioned this project from B...

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