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By Shane Lasley
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Last Hurrah BBQ rocks at Illinois Creek

North of 60 Mining News - August 14, 2023


Last updated 12/7/2023 at 5:10am

Drill core fluorescing intensely pink and orange under UV light.

Western Alaska Minerals Corp.

When the core from drilling close to high-grade CRD at Waterpump Creek is put under UV light, mineralization shows up with intense pink and orange fluorescence. Above left shows the intensely fluorescent core known as BBQ rock observed last year in WPC22-021, a hole drilled near high-grade Waterpump Creek mineralization. Above right is a similar BBQ rock cut in hole LH23-005 at Last Hurrah.

UV lights up core from Last Hurrah drilling, indicating Western Alaska is nearing the fault-offset extension of Waterpump Creek

Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Aug. 14 reports that drilling has cut more high-grade silver at the southern end of Waterpump Creek, and there is strong evidence that drilling further south is closing in on a fault-offset extension of this silver-rich carbonate...

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