Miner develops Canadian gold-silver project

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Canada’s Benchmark Metals has unveiled new results from infill and expansion drilling at the Dukes Ridge gold-silver deposit.


“These drill results have extended known mineralization to >170 metres below the existing 2021 mineral resource estimate (MRE) pit-shell to over 325 metres vertical depth from surface,” the company said in a statement. “The Dukes Ridge Deposit remains a significant potential source for additional gold-silver ounces at Lawyers, as drill-indicated high-grade shoots within intervals of bulk-tonnage mineralization continue to accumulate with each phase of drilling outside of the pit shell generated via the 2021 MRE”.


John Williamson, the CEO of Benchmark Metals, said the business expects “Dukes to contribute additional gold-silver ounces to the Project with continued drilling. The Dukes Deposit has sparse historical drilling relative to the AGB and Cliff Creek Deposits and this provides an opportunity to deliver more gold and silver.”