By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Gold targets found at Sitka Mine on Unga

Sampling, geophysics indicate extension of historic vein


Last updated 4/24/2020 at 4:01am

Historic Apollo Sitka high grade underground gold mine photo Unga Alaska

Alaska State Library – Historical Collections

Established in 1886, Apollo-Sitka on Unga Island was the first underground hardrock gold mining operation in Alaska.

Redstar Gold Corp. April 20 announced that geophysical and geochemical studies completed late last year has identified potential strike extensions of the high-grade gold veins that supplied ore for the historic Sitka Mine on Unga Island.

Redstar's Unga project covers roughly 93 square miles (240 square kilometers) of two islands south of the Alaska Peninsula, Unga and Popof islands, that has lo...

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