Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Zn-Pb-Ag Mining Prospect in Patagonia Mtns, AZ: Ramping up!

Drilling at Taylor Deep. (Courtesy of Arizona Mining)
According to a story in the Northern Miner, Arizona Mining is planning for substantial Zn production, ~ 9,100 tonnes ore/day, as early as 2020. Pending permitting.

The Taylor Deep discovery, situated 50 miles SE of Tucson, involves underground mining of zinc, lead, and silver from mineralized carbonates.

According to the article by Matthew Keevil,  'Arizona completed 70 surface diamond drill holes at Taylor in a 2016–2017 program that targeted stratabound carbonate-replacement resources. The deposit is a down-dip sulphide extension of the Hermosa Central silver-manganese oxide project, which sits in the Patagonia Mountains, ... .'

The article is available online at the Northern Miner

Posted 5/17/2017

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