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By Shane Lasley
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Newcrest eyes bigger Red Chris potential

Unveils much larger East Ridge copper-gold exploration target North of 60 Mining News – March 17, 2023


Last updated 3/16/2023 at 2:34pm

Bands of metallic copper-gold mineralization in core from Red Chris drilling.

Newcrest Mining Ltd.

Core from drilling at East Ridge, a large resource expansion target at Newcrest's Red Chris Mine in BC's Golden Triangle.

Newcrest Mining Ltd. and Imperial Metals Corp. March 13 announced that the East Ridge exploration target at the Red Chris copper-gold mine in Northern British Columbia is shaping up to be substantially larger than originally envisioned.

Based on drilling completed up to mid-2022, Newcrest estimated that East Ridge could host up to 170 million metric tons of resource averaging 0.5% (2 billion po...

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