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By Shane Lasley
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Hecla silver reserves at record levels

Greens Creek leads the way, has reserves to last until 2031

 

Last updated 2/7/2020 at 4:05am

Underground mine workers Hecla Mining Greens Creek silver operation Alaska

Hecla Mining Company

Workers at Hecla Greens Creek silver mine near Juneau, Alaska. Based on current production levels, this underground operation has enough reserves to feed the mill until 2031.

Continuing a tradition of growth, Hecla Mining Company has increased its reserves of silver, lead, and zinc to historic levels.

Hecla goes into 2020 with 37.08 million metric tons of proven and probable reserves averaging 212.2 million ounces of silver, 2 billion pounds of zinc, 1.6 billion lb of lead and 2.71 million oz of gold.

Hecla replaced the 12.6 million oz of silver produced from ore co...



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