Canadian Mining Journal


Boreal pursues new VMS zone at Gumsberg in Sweden

Just a few months after finishing a nine-hole, 1,600-metre drill program at its Gumsberg zinc-silver-lead project in Sweden, Boreal Metals (TSXV: BMX) has begun drilling the project again.

The campaign, which began in March, will see Boreal drill another 1,500 metres at the volcanogenic massive sulphide project (VMS) to test a variety of shallow targets. Though the company has eight base and precious metal projects across Europe, it says it finds this one the most compelling.

“It’s partly because right now there’s not a lot of attention being paid to mining stocks,” company chairman Patricio Varas says during an interview with The Northern Miner. “We want to make sure that what we’re drilling is something that we may be able to be put into production without hundreds of millions of tonnes, like you would with some of the copper projects.

Continue reading at The Northern Miner.