The Klondike Silver Land Package framework
Area History: Silver-rich lead/zinc deposits discovered in 1891. 68 of 173 past-producing mines located in the Slocan Silver Lead Zinc Camp are on the Klondike Silver land package.
Past production: 68 mines (of 173) Processed 2.1 million tons Silver 40.4 million ounces Lead 349 million pounds Zinc 159 million pounds
Geology: A series of silver-rich veins in Slocan Series Quartzite Sediments. At 9 km long, the Main Lode is the largest and most prolific vein. Klondike Silver’s land package includes over half of the Main Lode structure and, of that, 1.5 km is virtually unexplored. One of the few remaining under-explored mining camps of its kind in Canada.