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Connecting the Pine Point zinc deposits

North of 60 Mining News – May 18, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:56am

Zinc exploration historic Pine Point Mine Northwest Territories Osisko Metals

Osisko Metals Inc.

A zinc-rich slab from Osisko Metals' Pine Point project.

Osisko Metals Inc. May 15 said drilling has encountered zinc mineralization between the L-35 and L-36 deposit areas on its Pine Point project in Northwest Territories.

Discovered by prospectors during the Klondike Gold Rush, Pine Point is the site of a mine near the community of Hay River that Cominco Ltd. operated from 1964 to 1987. Costing $133 million to develop, a mega-project for its time,...



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