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By Shane Lasley
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3 bands of exceptional Waterpump silver

Assays confirm, expand mineralized zones seen in WPC22-22 North of 60 Mining News – December 9, 2022

 

Last updated 12/15/2022 at 2:15pm

Silver-rich massive sulfides in Waterpump drill core glow pink under UV light.

Shane Lasley

Under ultraviolet light, the massive sulfide mineralization in core from drilling at Waterpump Creek glows bright red against the duller purple color of the carbonate host rock.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Dec. 7 reported that assays confirm that drill hole WPC22-22 cut three horizons of high-grade silver-zinc lead mineralization at the Waterpump Creek carbonate replacement deposit on the company's Illinois Creek property about 300 miles west of Fairbanks, Alaska.

"The overall grades in this hole are outstanding with some exceptional intervals with silver grades up t...



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