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By Shane Lasley
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Illinois Creek exploration now underway

2022 drilling focused on bonanza Waterpump zinc-silver target North of 60 Mining News – May 6, 2022

 

Last updated 6/2/2022 at 2:39pm

Boxes with core from the 2021 drilling at a Western Alaska zinc-silver prospect.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

Boxes of core from the first 2021 hole drilled Waterpump, a silver-zinc prospect on Western Alaska's Illinois Creek project.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. May 5 announced that is has raised C$5 million (US$3.9 million) to fund its 2022 exploration program at the Illinois Creek project in Alaska, which is slated to get underway later this month.

The more than 49,000-acre Illinois Creek Mining District property is home to the past-producing Illinois Creek Mine; Waterpump, a zinc- and silver-rich carbonate replacement d...



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