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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Western excited to begin 2023 drilling

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


Last updated 6/15/2023 at 3:22pm

“Zebra-striped” drill core with bands of metallic striations, black rock.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

Drill core from WPC22-11, a hole drilled last year that cut 11.5 meters averaging 337 g/t silver, 16.7% zinc, and 10% lead.

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...

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