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By Shane Lasley
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Massive sulfides in Waterpump Creek core

Western Alaska encouraged by what it sees; assays pending North of 60 Mining News – July 8, 2022

 

Last updated 7/21/2022 at 2:48pm

Drill core with massive sphalerite and argentiferous galena mineralization.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

Zinc and silver-enriched lead massive sulfide mineralization encountered in hole WPC22-08 drilled at Waterpump Creek.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. July 5 reported encouraging massive sulfide intercepts in four of the holes drilled so far this year at the high-grade Waterpump Creek carbonate replacement silver-zinc-lead target on its Illinois Creek project in western Alaska.

Based on previous exploration carried out by Anaconda Minerals Company and Novagold Resources Inc., Waterpump Creek hosts 166,000 tons of...



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