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Greens Creek Silver Mine

Key Facts:
MetalsSilver, Gold, Lead, Zinc
Size18,500 acres
Corporations Involved Hecla Mining Co.
2010Extensive drilling, split about equally between surface and underground exploration, consisting of an unknown number of holes.
2011Extensive ongoing drilling consisting of an unknown number of holes utilizing two surface drill rigs and one underground rig.
2012A $5.74 million exploration program to expand the resource base
2013$5.3 million surface and underground drilling exploration program.
2014Extensive ongoing exploration program.


This is an operating mine, see our article for more information.

Greens Creek Mine Tailings

One of several mine tailings waste sites at Greens Creek

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Date Created: 15th June 2015

Last Modified: 9th January 2016