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By A.J. Roan
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StrikePoint unearths root of Porter-Idaho

Exploration indicates high-grade silver system origination North of 60 Mining News – December 23, 2022

 

Last updated 1/5/2023 at 1:43pm

Dilapidated buildings from the historical mining at Porter-Idaho on Mt. Rainey.

StrikePoint Gold Inc.

Located on the slopes of Mt. Rainey, Prosperity-Porter-Idaho was initially discovered in the early 1900s. Mined between 1929 and 1931, this high-grade silver mine produced roughly 27,123 metric tons with recovered grades of 2,542 g/t silver (73.8 oz/ton) – yielding approximately 2.2 million oz silver.

StrikePoint Gold Inc. Dec. 19 announced that the 2022 exploration drilling was successful in confirming high-grade silver mineralization within the historic resource block on the company's Porter-Idaho project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle.

Designed to test extensions for high-grade silver mineralization outlined in historical resource estimates, StrikePoint's 2022 program may have achi...



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