Greens Creek hits 9.9M oz silver in 2019

North of 60 Mining News – January 10, 2020


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 11:38am

Hecla Mining Company

Workers in Hecla Mining's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska. Silver production at this high-grade underground operation increased throughout 2019, culminating in 9.9 million oz of the precious metal for the year.

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 7 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 9.9 million ounces of silver in 2019, a 24 percent jump over the 8 million oz produced the prior year and the highest annual production since the Idaho-based company bought full ownership of the operation in 2008.

Greens Creek also produced 56,624 oz of gold last year, a 10 percent increase compared to...

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