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By Shane Lasley
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PolarX studies Caribou Dome improvements

Launches metallurgical testing to improve copper recoveries North of 60 Mining News – October 6, 2023

 

Last updated 10/5/2023 at 12:18pm

Photo of a mountain with roads built to drill the Caribou Dome copper deposit.

PolarX Ltd.

The Caribou Dome deposit at Alaska Range hosts 7.2 million metric tons of resources averaging 3.1% (494.7 million pounds) copper and 6.5 g/t (1.5 million ounces) silver.

PolarX Ltd. Oct. 3 announced that it has initiated a metallurgical testing program focused on improving copper recovery and concentrate grades at Caribou Dome, as well as gold recovery at Zackly, which could improve the economics of establishing a mine on its Alaska Range project.

Lying about 175 miles (280 kilometers) northeast of Anchorage, Alaska, the Alaska Range project is a roughly 22-mil...



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