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By Shane Lasley
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One miner's waste could be Skeena's ore

Drilling resumes at old waste facility with strong gold grades North of 60 Mining News – October 8, 2021

 

Last updated 10/7/2021 at 1:52pm

map Skeena Resources Albino Waste Facility Eskay Creek deposits Golden Triangle

Skeena Resources Ltd.

Situated about 3,000 meters west of the Eskay Creek deposits, the Albino Waste Facility could provide added resources ahead of a feasibility study slated for early 2022.

Skeena Resources Ltd. Oct. 4 announced that it has begun a second phase of drilling at the Albino Waste Facility on its Eskay Creek gold-silver project in the Golden Triangle of Northern British Columbia.

The waste material stored in this facility is from an underground mine operated by Barrick Gold Corp. from 1994 to 2008 that recovered roughly 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million oz of...



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