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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Drill cuts 0.5m of 50% copper at Thunder

Part of 76m intercept averaging 2% copper at new Storm zone North of 60 Mining News - September 26, 2023


Last updated 9/28/2023 at 2:46pm

An 8-inch section of gunmetal-colored drill core that is roughly 50% copper.

American West Metals Ltd.

This 0.2-meter section of massive chalcocite, a very high-grade copper mineral, is part of a 0.5-meter intercept within the Thunder Zone discovery hole that averaged 49.6% copper.

American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 26 reported that assays from three deep holes drilled at Storm confirm a new zone of near-surface, high-grade copper at the Thunder discovery, along with a large zone of deeper sediment-hosted copper mineralization associated with large gravity anomalies on this northern Nunavut project.

The company's 2023 program involves reverse circulation drilling focused on...

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