VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Granite Creek Copper Ltd. (TSX.V: GCX) (“Granite Creek” or the “Company”) extends its congratulations to the team at Pembridge Resources (“Pembridge”) for the recent acquisition of the Minto Copper-Gold Mine in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The mine, which was put on care and maintenance in winter 2018 by Capstone Mining Ltd., is located approximately 30 kilometers to the north of Granite Creek’s Stu Copper-Gold Project.
Granite Creek President & CEO, Tim Johnson, commented: “The increased activity represented by this acquisition and potential mine re-opening is a welcome addition to the Minto Copper District1. We look forward to seeing renewed interest in the district as the potential for further discovery and delineation of significant additional copper resources is recognized.”
About Granite Creek Copper
Granite Creek is a Canadian exploration company focused on the 100%-owned Stu Copper-Gold project located in the Yukon’s Minto Copper District which covers 111 square kilometres adjacent to Pembridge Resources’ high-grade Minto Copper-Gold Mine and Copper North’s advanced stage Carmacks Copper-Gold-Silver project. More information about Granite Creek and the Stu Copper-Gold Project can be viewed on the Company’s website at www.gcxcopper.com.
Note 1. Granite Creek Copper notes that in previous materials the area referenced here had been named “The Carmacks Copper District” or “Carmacks Copper Belt”. Research has shown that “Minto Copper District” is a more geographically accurate name and will be the reference of choice for the company moving forward.
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