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By Shane Lasley
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Drills confirm gold in Eskay Creek waste

Waste facility gold and silver grades rival project's resource North of 60 Mining News – June 4, 2021

 

Last updated 6/10/2021 at 5:28pm

Skeena Resources Eskay Creek British Columbia Canada Golden Triangle map

Skeena Resources Ltd.

Mine development material with 4 g/t gold and 100 g/t silver was considered waste when compared to the 45 g/t gold, and 2,200 g/t silver averaged during historic mining at Eskay Creek.

Skeena Resources Ltd. May 31 reported results from four more holes that demonstrate a waste rock storage facility from previous mining at the Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle hosts significant quantities of gold and silver.

An underground mine operated by Barrick Gold Corp. from 1994 to 2008 recovered roughly 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million oz of silver from...



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