Metallic Minerals (TSXV: MMG; US-OTC: MMNGF) is wrapping up its $2.5-million summer work program in the Yukon.
The company fanned out across both its Keno silver district and McKay silver-lead-zinc district in the territory. It found several mineralized vein structures and is refining next year’s drill targets.
Last year the Metallic team got on the ground at McKay and realized the property housed more vein structures than it had thought – particularly on the Central zone, which saw high grade production in the 1930s and 1940s.
This year Metallic fielded a larger program to examine more of the property and extend the mineralized zones. The company performed geophysical surveying and detailed satellite photography, dug 16 trenches and took more than 700 soil samples.
As a result, Metallic staked another 42 claims, expanding the property 25% to 44 square kilometres.
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