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By Shane Lasley
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NorZinc begins Prairie Creek drilling

Plans to collect data to support feasibility study for zinc mine North of 60 Mining News – June 17, 2022

 

Last updated 6/16/2022 at 1:28pm

Aerial view of NorZinc’s Prairie Creek zinc-silver mine in NWT, Canada.

NorZinc Ltd.

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

NorZinc Ltd. June 13 announced that the Prairie Creek camp is open, and it has mobilized two drills for the start of a planned 5,300-meter drill program at the zinc mine project in 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 mi...



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