Less silver on lower grades at Greens Creek

North of 60 Mining News – October 26, 2018


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 6:52am

Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau

Judy Patrick; courtesy of Hecla Mining Company

A semi-autonomous long-haul dump (LHD) loader at Hecla's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska.

Hecla Mining Company Oct. 23 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 1.88 million ounces of silver during the third quarter of 2018, down 20 percent from the 2.34 million oz produced during the same period last year. The Juneau area mine also produced 11,559 oz of gold during the quarter ending Sept. 30, down 7 percent from Q3 2017.

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