of copper bearing skarns 30km long approximately to the west of the city of 5 km Whitehorse. Whitehorse Copper Mines Ltd. produced from six small open pits between and from the Little Chief underground m ine between . The site has been inactive since 1982 when mining and processing operations ceased. The site was
Its operations include open cast mines, crushing, beneficiation, concentrator plants and an electrowinning facility. Facility Description Open cast mining with heap leach, agitation leach followed by solvent extraction (SX) and electrowining in the production of copper hode.