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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

NorZinc's Prairie Creek mine inches ahead

Approvals for expanded zinc mine and road expected this year North of 60 Mining News – May 6, 2022


Last updated 5/12/2022 at 3:01pm

The camp, mill and other buildings from historical zinc mining at Prairie Creek.

NorZinc Ltd.

Prairie Creek is home to a previously operated zinc mine in the Nahanni National Park Reserve in Northwest Territories.

NorZinc Ltd. May 4 announced progress on the permitting and updated feasibility for an expanded operation at its Prairie Creek zinc project in Canada's Northwest Territories.

According to a 2021 calculation, Prairie Creek hosts 9.8 million metric tons of measured and indicated resources averaging 9.7% zinc, 8.8% lead, and 139 grams per metric ton silver; and 6.4 million metric tons of total inf...

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