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By Shane Lasley
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Skeena expands shallow Eskay Creek gold

 

Last updated 12/9/2019 at 10:32am

Skeena Resources Ltd.

Skeena Resources is carrying out a roughly 15,000-meter program focused on upgrading and expanding near-surface resources at its Eskay Creek gold-silver project in B.C.

Skeena Resources Ltd. hopes to breathe new life into Eskay Creek and Snip, iconic Golden Triangle gold mines previously operated by Barrick Gold Corp.

Over a 14-year span ending in 2008, an underground mine at Eskay Creek produced roughly 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million oz of silver at average grades of 45 grams per metric ton gold and 2,224 g/t silver, which at the time made it the...



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