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By Shane Lasley
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Southern expansion of Waterpump Creek

North of 60 Mining News - July 7, 2023


Last updated 7/20/2023 at 1:50pm

Closeup of mineralized core from drilling at the Waterpump Creek silver deposit.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

This core from a 6.1-meter-thick zone in hole WPC23-033 is similar in appearance to core from hole WPC22-017, which cut 48.8 meters averaging 144 g/t silver, 9% zinc, and 5.5% lead.

Initial 2023 holes trace high-grade deposit to a fault; the drills are now testing an offset extension in the Last Hurrah area.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. July 6 reported that the first five holes of its 2023 drill program has traced the high-grade silver-zinc-lead mineralization at Waterpump Creek to the Illinois Creek fault and two drills are now testing Last Hurrah, a large fault...

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