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By Shane Lasley
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101.7m of massive sulfides at Waterpump

Drilling taps wider zones over 200m from bonanza discovery North of 60 Mining News – July 22, 2022

 

Last updated 7/28/2022 at 1:48pm

Highly mineralized core from Western Alaska’s 2022 drilling at Waterpump.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

A box of core from the 101.7-meter intercept in hole WPC22-18 with high-grade massive galena in a dolomite matrix, along with thick zones of intermingled massive pyrite.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. July 20 reported that drilling has cut 47- and 101.7-meter-thick intervals of massive sulfide mineralization 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...



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