YUKON TERRITORY – Spurred on by high commodity prices, YUKON ZINC CORP. of Vancouver has completed a new independent estimate of resources for its Wolverine deposit. In the measured and indicated category, there are 4.52 million tonnes grading 12.04% Zn, 351.5 g/t Ag, 1.15% Cu, 1.68 g/t Au and 1.74% Pb. There are also 1.69 million tonnes at 12.16% Zn, 385.1 g/t Ag, 1.23% Cu, 1.71 g/t Au and 1.74% Pb in the inferred category.
Diamond drilling and underground development have confirmed the overall continuity and distribution of the mineralization in the deposit. Yukon Zinc (www.YukonZinc.com) is considering a 1,250 tonne/day operation for eight years.