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By Shane Lasley
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Assays affirm high-grade Waterpump Creek

Including 11.5m of 337 g/t silver and 16.7% zinc in WPC22-11 North of 60 Mining News – August 5, 2022

 

Last updated 8/11/2022 at 2:39pm

A section of drill core striped with zinc and silver-rich lead minerals.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

Drill core from WPC22-011, a hole that cut 11.5 meters averaging 337 g/t silver, 16.7% zinc, and 10% lead at the Waterpump Creek target on the Illinois Creek property.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Aug. 2 reported that the first assay results from its 2022 drilling at Waterpump Creek has confirmed the high-grade silver-zinc-lead mineralization observed in the core from drilling this carbonate replacement deposit on the company's Illinois Creek project in western Alaska.

In early July, Western reported that four holes drilled this year at Waterpump Creek – W...



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