South32 options second AK copper project

North of 60 Mining News – March 8, 2019


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 2:17pm

South32 options porphyry copper gold silver tungsten project in Alaska

Freegold Ventures Ltd.

A section of core from SC 18-02, a 2018 hole that cut 442.4 meters of 0.22 percent copper, 0.13 g/t gold, 4.03 g/t silver and 0.02 percent tungsten at Freegold's Shorty Creek project .

Freegold Ventures Ltd. March 5 reported that the potentially large porphyry copper-gold-silver-tungsten deposits it has been exploring on the Shorty Creek project in Interior Alaska has drawn the interest of Australia-based South32 Ltd.

Under an option agreement with Freegold Ventures, a South32 subsidiary has agreed to fund up to US$10 million of exploration over the next four years, including...

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