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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

More bonanza silver at Waterpump Creek

Final 2022 assay returns 5.1m of 789 g/t silver, 37% zinc-lead North of 60 Mining News – January 20, 2023

 

Last updated 1/26/2023 at 6:53pm

A network of silver-rich massive sulfide veins glow neon red under UV light.

Shane Lasley

Under ultraviolet light, the massive sulfide mineralization cut in hole WPC22-21 glows bright red against the duller purple color of the carbonate host rock.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Jan. 17 reported another hole with bonanza-grade silver-zinc-lead mineralization from its 2022 drill program at the Waterpump Creek carbonate replacement deposit on the company's Illinois Creek property about 300 miles west of Fairbanks, Alaska.

Drilled at the southern end of the more than 400 meters of high-grade mineralization that has been traced with drilling s...



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