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Mining Explorers 2017: Atac Resources Ltd.


Last updated 1/24/2018 at 11:59am

Shane Lasley

A helicopter rests on the ridge where Carlin-type gold was first drilled at Atac Resources Ltd.'s Rackla Gold project, the first discovery of this style of gold mineralization in Canada.

Atac Resources Ltd. partnered with the world's largest gold-producing company to further the exploration on a portion of its massive Rackla Gold project in the Yukon.

Under an agreement signed in April, Barrick Gold Corp. has the option to earn up to a 70 percent stake in the Orion project, which blankets a 780-square-kilometer (301 square miles) section in the middle of Atac's roughly 185-kil...

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