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By Shane Lasley
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Skeena drills gold below Eskay's 22 Zone

New mineralization discovered outside limits of south pit shell North of 60 Mining News – December 9, 2022

 

Last updated 12/8/2022 at 2:23pm

A drill tests for gold and silver from a forested hillside pad at Eskay Creek.

Skeena Resources Ltd.

Hole SK-22-1112 cut 16.56 meters averaging 1.86 g/t gold and 88.3 g/t silver in new mineralization below the proposed pit at the 22 Zone on Skeena's Eskay Creek project in Northern BC.

Skeena Resources Ltd. Dec. 6 announced that two holes have tapped gold-silver mineralization below the proposed 22 Zone open pit at the Eskay Creek mine project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle.

A feasibility study published in September details an open pit mine at Eskay Creek expected to produce 2.42 million ounces of gold and 66.7 million oz of silver over an initial nine years of mining...



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