Revisiting the Illinois Creek gold mine
With gold price nearly 600% higher, reprocessing 2000-era heap leach material, mining new ore is a compelling prospect North of 60 Mining News – July 31, 2020
Last updated 8/28/2020 at 4:59am
As the price of gold reaches historic highs and silver tops US$24 per ounce, Western Alaska Copper & Gold and Piek Exploration are investigating the potential of restarting operations at the past producing Illinois Creek Mine near the Yukon River about 65 miles southwest of the town of Galena and 120 miles north of the Donlin Gold Mine project.
In 2018, Western Alaska Copper & Gold and...