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By Shane Lasley
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Assays from Pine Point drilling roll in

First holes hit encouraging zinc grades beyond O53 deposit North of 60 Mining News – October 9, 2020

 

Last updated 10/8/2020 at 2:15pm

Pine Point historic zinc exploration drilling Northwest Territories

Osisko Metals Inc.

Osisko Metals is expanding zinc resources alongside and below areas mined by Cominco from 1964 until 1988.

Osisko Metals Inc. Oct. 5 reported the results from the fall drill program at its Pine Point zinc project in Northwest Territories.

In mid-June, the company published a preliminary economic assessment that outlines plans for reestablishing a mine at Pine Point, home to a mine operated by Cominco (now Teck Resources) that produced roughly 14 billion pounds of zinc and 4 billion lb of lead from a...



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