Canadian Mining Journal


Skeena grows resource at Eskay Creek

Skeena Resources (TSXV: SKE; US-OTC: SKREF) has tabled an updated resource estimate for its Eskay Creek gold project in northwestern British Columbia, divided between pit constrained and underground mining scenarios.

In pit-constrained resources, the project contains 12.7 million indicated tonnes grading 4.5 grams gold and 117 grams silver, or 6 grams gold equivalent, for 1.81 million oz. gold and 47.7 million oz. silver, or 2.45 million equivalent oz. gold.

It also contains 13.5 million inferred tonnes at 2.2 grams gold and 42 gram silver, or 2.8 grams gold equivalent, for 984,000 oz. gold and 18.45 million oz. silver, or 1.2 million equivalent oz. gold.

In underground resources, the project contains another 819,000 indicated tonnes grading 6.4 grams gold and 139 grams silver, or 8.2 grams gold equivalent, for 169,000 oz. gold and 3.65 million oz. silver, or 218,000 equivalent oz. gold.

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