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By Shane Lasley
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Drilling for a High Gold payout at Casino

Western tests higher grade gold zone identified last year


Last updated 6/5/2020 at 5:54am

Western Copper and Gold geologists drill core Casino mine project Yukon

Western Copper and Gold Corp.

Geologists examine core from drilling at Casino. One hole drilled last year cut 2.97 meters averaging 55.1 g/t gold at High Gold, a zone of higher grade gold mineralization that runs some 2,000 meters across the copper-gold deposit.

Western Copper and Gold Corp. June 4 said it plans to drill at least 43 holes this summer at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon.

Slated to get underway by mid-June, this drill program will test three targets identified last year – High Gold, Northern Porphyry and Canadian Creek.

Western's primary 2020 drill target is High Gold, a zone of higher grade gold mineralization with the pot...

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