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By Shane Lasley
Data Mine North 

Skeena looks at Snipping Eskay Creek mine

Mining Explorers 2023 - January 18, 2024


Last updated 1/17/2024 at 11:20am

Aerial view of green-roofed buildings at Eskay Creek gold-silver mine project.

Skeena Resources Ltd.

Skeena Resources enjoys a camp and other infrastructure left by Barrick, which operated an underground mine at Eskay Creek that produced 3.3 million oz of gold and 160 million oz of silver over 14 years of operations that ended in 2008.

With the high-grade Snip gold project fully pulled back into its portfolio, Skeena Resources Ltd. is now considering a mine at Eskay Creek that would process ore from both of the company's historic high-grade gold projects in British Columbia's Golden Triangle.

Skeena acquired both Snip and Eskay Creek from Barrick Gold Corp. under an option agreement entered into in 2016 and 2017, respectively...

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