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Drilling underway at Unga gold project

2021 program expanding high-grade gold, testing new targets North of 60 Mining News – May 14, 2021

 

Last updated 5/27/2021 at 3:41pm

Apollo Sitka Mine Aquila Heliostar Metals Unga project Aleutian Alaska Islands

Warren Roberts

The Apollo locomotive that was used to transport ore at the gold mines on Unga Island at the turn of the 20th century.

Heliostar Metals Ltd. May 13 announced the start of a 7,000-meter drill program focused on expanding high-grade gold mineralization and testing new targets at its Unga project in Alaska.

Covering roughly 93 square miles (240 square kilometers) of the Unga and Popof islands off the southern coast of the Alaska Peninsula, the Unga project hosts the historic Apollo and Sitka mines, which produced...



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