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By Shane Lasley
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Deep drill discovery at Storm Copper

Drills tap sediment-hosted copper under surface high-grade North of 60 Mining News – September 30, 2022

 

Last updated 9/29/2022 at 2:32pm

Drill core cut in half shows metallic yellow chalcopyrite embedded in host rock.

American West Metals Ltd.

Copper sulfide mineral chalcopyrite within core from a one-meter intercept averaging 0.41% copper encountered at a depth of 313 meters in hole ST22-10 drilled at Storm.

American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 28 reported that assays confirm that its deep discovery drilling at Storm has encountered a new style of sediment-hosted copper-zinc mineralization below the high-grade copper at this northern Nunavut project.

In August, the Australia-based exploration company reported that hole ST22-10 cut 68.8 meters of mineralization from a depth of 277 meters. This hole was d...



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