Alexco Resource Corp TSX:AXR announced results from its Flame & Moth Property in the Keno Hill Silver District, Yukon. Assays include 1.712 g/t silver, 1.5 g/t gold and 9.8% zinc over 4.3 metres, 1,336 g/t silver and 1.7% zinc over 1.1 metres, 693 g/t silver and 3.8% zinc over 4.6 metres, 542 g/t silver and 6.1% zinc over 2.5 metres, 523 g/t silver over 1.9 metres, and 722 g/t silver and 2% zinc over 0.7 metres.
Flame & Moth will be a priority target for Alexco in 2011. Between 1921 and 1988, the Keno Hill Silver District produced more than 217 million ounces of silver with average grades of 40.5 ounces per ton silver, 5.6% lead and 3.1% zinc. The Keno Hill district is the second-largest historical silver producer in Canada.
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by Ted Niles