Capstone adds 219 million pounds of copper in M&I mineral resource at Minto mine
Capstone Mining announced the result of a National Instrument 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate for the Wildfire/Copper Keel area at the Minto Mine in Yukon, Canada.
Wildfire/Copper Keel is now recognized as a southeastwardly extension of the Area 2/118 deposit which is currently being pre-stripped in preparation for mining. The combined Area 2/118/Copper Keel/Wildfire mineral resources are now recognized as a single mineral deposit and will be referred to as the Minto South Deposit (“MSD”). The Copper Keel region of this larger deposit model is still open and exploration drilling is currently in progress with two drills.
Image of Minto mine from Capstone Mining.