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By A.J. Roan 

Osisko explores energy metals potential

Mining Explorers 2022 - January 19, 2023


Last updated 1/18/2023 at 8:55am

Core stacks left behind at Pine Point when operations shut down in the 60s.

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Core from 25 years of historical drilling at the Pine Point zinc-lead mine covers an area approximately two to three football fields across and eight to 10 fields long.

With dewatering plans, an updated preliminary economic assessment, and updated mineral resource estimate out of the way, Osisko Metals Inc. has been exploring ways to maximize the potential of this world-class zinc-lead project that could easily rank it within the top ten zinc mines on the planet.

Located just south of the Great Slave Lake, Pine Point was home to a former mine operated by Comin...

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