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Pogo Gold Mine

Key Facts:
MetalsGold
SizeUnknown
Corporations Involved Sumitomo Metal Mining Company Ltd, Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo LLC
Exploration:
2010Extensive exploratory drilling program consisting of 76 surface holes and 35 underground holes. Also airborne surveys, aerial photography, geophysical surveys, and soil sampling.
2011Large drilling program (underground and surface) consisting of 68 drill holes in total.
2012Extensive exploratory drilling to expand the reserve.
2014Extensive ongoing exploration in three seperate zones.  $17 million exploration program.

Notes

This is an operating mine, see our article for details.

Pogo Mine Tailings Facility

The "dry stack" tailings facility at Pogo Mine, Alaska

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Date Created: 15th June 2015

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