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By Shane Lasley
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Drill taps bonanza gold at Golden Summit

First winter hole cuts veins reminiscent of Cleary Hill Mine North of 60 Mining News – May 8, 2020

 

Last updated 9/26/2020 at 2:23pm

Winter gold exploration drill program Golden Summit Fort Knox Alaska

Shane Lasley

Before being suspended in response to COVID-19, the winter drill program at Golden Summit tapped gold grades as high as 169.5 g/t gold nearly 600 meters southwest of the historic Cleary Hill Mine.

Freegold Ventures Ltd. April 6 announced that winter drilling at Golden Summit has encountered what appears to be an extension of the vein system that fed ore to the historic Cleary Hill Mine, which produced 281,000 ounces of gold from ore averaging 1.3 oz per ton before the operation was shuttered during World War II.

The first hole of the winter program, GSDL2001, cut 188 meters averaging 3.6...



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