Status | Proposed – A Pre-Feasibility Study is in development
Location | Superior National Forest, near Birch Lake, SE of Ely, MN
Type of Mine | underground – copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, gold
Estimated Mine Life | 50+ years
Anticipated Output | 80,000 tons/day
- The ore is located in a sulfide ore body.
- The project is sited in the Rainy River Watershed. Surface waters flow into Birch Lake and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
- Mining may occur below Birch Lake
Projected Jobs Created | hundreds of direct, thousands of indirect (see company website)
Company Website | www.twin-metals.com/about-the-project/
State Agency Website | www.dnr.state.mn.us/eco/ereview/index.html
Additional Information | Mining Truth is actively monitoring the Twin Metals Project.