Posted in | News | Gold

Woulfe Mining to Fast-Track Muguk Gold Mine Evalution

Woulfe Mining Corporation has decided to speed up the evaluation of the Muguk gold mine in South Korea. The mine was closed in 1997 due to a low gold not making it a viable mining operation. It is now being revived by the company.

Melbourne based AMC Consultants have been hired by Woulfe Mining as technical advisors for the project. They are to make a 3D model of the Muguk mine workings using the available level plans and long sections. AMC Consultants will also update the extensive database comprising final survey of underground workings prior to closure, face grades, drill data, ore extraction data and process data. The consultants will also prepare an NI 43-101-compliant resource estimate for the main mineralized structures.

The Sangdong tungsten-molybdenum project in South Korea is the flagship project for Woulfe Mining. It is progressing at a good speed as the feasibility study is well underway and the construction of the mine is on track for beginning in early 2012. Now they can focus on the Muguk mine.

The Muguk gold-silver mineralisation is hosted within a series of parallel, steeply dipping quartz veins that extend discontinuously for 400-2,000 metres along strike and to a known depth of 800 metres. The average width of the veins is typically less than 1 metre, although the veins pinch and swell and can be up to 2 metres in width in places.

Brian Wesson, Woulfe Mining CEO and President said that they were very pleased to be moving ahead with Muguk now that Sangdong was on track for development. Muguk was a very exciting gold project as it had a significant residual resource above 10 g/t gold. With the gold price now more than six times the price when the mine closed, there was potential to increase this resource significantly using a lower cut-off grade. There were numerous secondary mineralised veins within the mining field which add to the potential upside. The grades at Muguk were well above the average for operating gold mines worldwide, recently reported to be around 2 g/t gold.

Joel Scanlon

Written by

Joel Scanlon

Joel relocated to Australia in 1995 from the United Kingdom and spent five years working in the mining industry as an exploration geotechnician. His role involved utilizing GIS mapping and CAD software. Upon transitioning to the North Coast of NSW, Australia, Joel embarked on a career as a graphic designer at a well-known consultancy firm. Subsequently, he established a successful web services business catering to companies across the eastern seaboard of Australia. It was during this time that he conceived and launched News-Medical.Net. Joel has been an integral part of AZoNetwork since its inception in 2000. Joel possesses a keen interest in exploring the boundaries of technology, comprehending its potential impact on society, and actively engaging with AI-driven solutions and advancements.

Citations

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Woulfe Mining Corp.. (2019, February 18). Woulfe Mining to Fast-Track Muguk Gold Mine Evalution. AZoMining. Retrieved on February 29, 2024 from https://www.azomining.com/News.aspx?newsID=4835.

  • MLA

    Woulfe Mining Corp.. "Woulfe Mining to Fast-Track Muguk Gold Mine Evalution". AZoMining. 29 February 2024. <https://www.azomining.com/News.aspx?newsID=4835>.

  • Chicago

    Woulfe Mining Corp.. "Woulfe Mining to Fast-Track Muguk Gold Mine Evalution". AZoMining. https://www.azomining.com/News.aspx?newsID=4835. (accessed February 29, 2024).

  • Harvard

    Woulfe Mining Corp.. 2019. Woulfe Mining to Fast-Track Muguk Gold Mine Evalution. AZoMining, viewed 29 February 2024, https://www.azomining.com/News.aspx?newsID=4835.

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type
Submit
Azthena logo

AZoM.com powered by Azthena AI

Your AI Assistant finding answers from trusted AZoM content

Your AI Powered Scientific Assistant

Hi, I'm Azthena, you can trust me to find commercial scientific answers from AZoNetwork.com.

A few things you need to know before we start. Please read and accept to continue.

  • Use of “Azthena” is subject to the terms and conditions of use as set out by OpenAI.
  • Content provided on any AZoNetwork sites are subject to the site Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.
  • Large Language Models can make mistakes. Consider checking important information.

Great. Ask your question.

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.