The sedex type targets in the region are located in 9 prospective Proterozoic basins. Their importance is based upon the nearby Sullivan Mine, which had a 92 year operating life and produced 18.5 billion pounds of lead, 17.5 billion pounds of zinc and 298 million troy oz. of silver. In today’s terms, the Sullivan Mine produced over 40 billion dollars of base and precious metals.
Gold targets include several past producers and historic placer producers. For example, the Red Point Property is proximal in the Rossland copper-gold camp which produced over 3 million oz. of gold.