The former mining boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona could see a resurgence in mining soon.
Local company Tombstone Exploration Corporation announced that it's scheduled to begin an extensive drilling program in April. The company, which owns 11,500 acres of historical mining land in the desert around Tombstone, will drill at multiple sites across five sections that total 2,500 acres in the Tombstone Mining District.
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But mining operations could conceivably commence in the future. After conducting mineral studies and procuring all the necessary permits from the State of Arizona Land Department, TEC executives believe they'll find what they're looking for at the sites. Tombstone Exploration Vice President Steven J. Radvek told Marketwire, "The areas we are drilling have potential to host significant gold and silver mineralization."
Check back with Valley Fever next week, when we hope to have comments and details on the drilling program from Tombstone Exploration Corporation President Alan Brown.