By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Already large Casino deposit gets bigger

Millable resources more than double at copper-gold project North of 60 Mining News – July 17, 2020

 

Last updated 7/24/2020 at 3:19am

World class Casino porphyry copper gold project Yukon Territory Canada

Western Copper and Gold Corp.

The Casino deposit in the Yukon now hosts 2.17 billion metric tons of millable measured and indicated resources with 7.43 billion pounds of copper, 12.7 million ounces of gold, 100 million oz of silver and 812 million lb of molybdenum.

Western Copper and Gold Corp. July 13 announced that the tonnage of measured and indicated mill resources at its Casino copper-gold project in the Yukon has more than doubled.

A 2013 feasibility study for developing a mine at Casino envisions utilizing both a mill and heap leach to recover the copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum found there.

According to the new calculation, Casino now hosts 2...



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