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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Storm Copper resource tops expectations

Four zones host 452 million lb copper and 1.9 million oz silver North of 60 Mining News - February 2, 2024


Last updated 2/15/2024 at 2:14pm

A rind of green malachite (copper carbonate) covers rocks collected at Storm.

American West Metals Ltd.

Boulders with the copper mineral chalcocite collected from a gully below the Lightning Ridge discovery hole of American West Metals' Storm Copper project in northern Nunavut.

American West Metals Ltd.'s 63-hole resource definition and exploration drill program at Storm Copper in 2023 has culminated in an inaugural resource estimate containing 452 million pounds of copper and 1.9 million oz of silver at this high-grade project on Nunavut's Somerset Island.

Since optioning the project from Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. in 2021, American West has been systematically expandin...

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