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Greens Creek produces 8 million oz silver

North of 60 Mining News – January 18, 2019

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 15 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 8 million ounces of silver and 51,493 oz of gold in 2018, compared to 8.4 million oz silver and 50,855 million oz of gold in 2017.

The roughly 5 percent drop in silver production at Greens Creek is due to anticipated lower grades.

The mill operated at an average of 2,316 tons per day in 2018. This marks t...


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