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Western excited to begin 2023 drilling

Silver resource building, deposit expansion are primary goals North of 60 Mining News - June 5, 2023

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. June 5 announced that the 2023 drill program is now underway at the high-grade Waterpump Creek silver deposit on the company's Illinois Creek property about 300 miles west of Fairbanks, Alaska.

First drilled by Western in 2021, Waterpump Creek is a carbonate replacement deposit (CRD) that hosted 166,000 tons of historical resource averaging 295 grams per metric ton si...


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