Greens Creek produces 8 million oz silver
North of 60 Mining News – January 18, 2019
Last updated 9/25/2020 at 10:42am
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 mark...