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Benz aims to upgrade, expand Mel zinc

North of 60 Mining News – February 2, 2018

Benz Mining Corp. Jan. 30 said it plans to complete 14,000 meters of drilling during its 2018 exploration and resource upgrade program at the Mel zinc-lead-barite project in southeastern Yukon.

The Mel Main zone hosts 5.28 million metric tons of inferred resource averaging 6.51 percent zinc, 1.86 percent lead and 45 percent barite (BaSO4).

The company is looking into the potential of marketing the...


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