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Western seeks to expand Casino reserves

North of 60 Mining News – June 7, 2019

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:54pm

Western Copper and Gold Corp.

Previous drilling at Casino has outlined a large porphyry deposit with 4.5 billion pounds of copper and 8.9 million ounces of gold in reserves.

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 3 announce the start of a roughly 10,000-meter drill program at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon.

According to a 2013 feasibility study, Casino hosts 4.5 billion pounds of copper and 8.9 million oz of gold in 1.1 billion metric tons of proven and probable reserves.

This is enough reserves to support a mine that would contribute C$9.6 billion to the...



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