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By Shane Lasley
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Study affirms robust Eskay Creek Mine

Skeena plans to advance BC gold-silver mine to permitting North of 60 Mining News – September 9, 2022


Last updated 9/22/2022 at 3:09pm

Highly mineralized core from drilling at Eskay Creek gold-silver mine project.

Skeena Resources Ltd.

The Eskay Creek feasibility study considers open pit mining 29.9 million metric tons of proven and probable reserves averaging 2.99 g/t gold and 79 g/t silver at the BC project.

A feasibility study for developing a mine at Skeena Resources Ltd.'s Eskay Creek has confirmed that developing an open pit mine at this historic gold-silver project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle remains profitable in today's inflationary environment, even if the price of gold dropped to US$1,400 per ounce and silver was selling for a mere US$14/oz.

At US$1,700/oz gold and US$19/oz silve...

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