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Twin Metals | MN

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

Concerns |

  • 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 |

State Agency Website |

Additional Information | Mining Truth is actively monitoring the Twin Metals Project.

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