Sterling Mining Announces Surface Exploration Program at the Sunshine Mine.Business Editors
COEUR D'ALENE Coeur d'Alene, city, United States
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Sterling Mining Company (OTC OTC
See over-the-counter market (OTC). :SRLM) is pleased to announce plans for a surface exploration program at the legendary Sunshine Mine. In June 2003, Sterling Mining signed a lease, with option to purchase, on the Sunshine, the richest silver mine in American history with more than 350 million ounces of production over the past century. At the time of its closure in early 2001, the Sunshine was producing silver at a rate of over three million ounces per year at an average grade of roughly twenty ounces per ton.
Geochemical and geophysical surveys Geophysical survey refers to the systematic collection of geophysical data for spatial studies. Geophysical surveys may use a great variety of sensing instruments, and data may be collected from above or below the Earth's surface or from aerial or marine platforms. are planned for areas between the Sunshine Mine and the Silver Summit Shaft (on what was formerly the Con-Sil property) with the intention of identifying surface drill targets and, ultimately, of expanding mineralized min·er·al·ize
v. min·er·al·ized, min·er·al·iz·ing, min·er·al·iz·es
1. To convert to a mineral substance; petrify.
2. To transform a metal into a mineral by oxidation.
3. tonnage and reserve estimates. Surface exploration was originally proposed by Sunshine geologists in 2000 to improve understanding of the property, particularly the Silver Summit area. In spite of over a century of operation, surface exploration at the Sunshine Mine has been limited because of its historical success at consistently delivering mineable reserves at the lower mine levels.
Sterling will be consulting with former Sunshine geologists as well as Chartered Geologist Jim Williams Jim or Jimmy Williams can refer to:
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Please visit the Sterling website at www.sterlingmining.com for more information.
Sterling Mining Company is an aggressive silver exploration company, focused upon the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, the richest primary silver-producing region on Earth. Sterling offers superior leverage to silver price increases through control of extensive and strategic "Silver Valley" landholdings, including the legendary Sunshine Mine, as well as through significant projects in other historic mining districts of the Western United States Noun 1. western United States - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Santa Fe Trail - a trail that extends from Missouri to New Mexico; an important route for settlers moving west in the 19th century . Sterling was founded in 1903 and proudly celebrates a century of mining exploration this year.
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