ALTAIR RESOURCES INC. (“Altair” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AVX; Germany FRA: 90A; ISIN: CA02137W1014; WKN: WKN A2ALMP) Mr. Harold (Roy) Shipes, CEO, is pleased to announce that Altair Resources Inc. is evaluating the possibility of becoming a producer of high grade manganese dioxide at its mines in Pioche, Nevada, USA. Altair is currently evaluating this potential in addition to assessing the potential for production of silver, zinc, lead concentrates. Altair has hired Environmental Engineering Consultants (EEC) and is currently in the permitting process for the re-opening the mines as indicated in the news release dated October 23, 2017.
As quoted in the press release:
Altair’s holdings at Pioche include both the Prince Mine, and the Pan American Mine. The latter last operated as a Joint Venture between the Anaconda Corporation and the Bunker Hill Company which mined an average of 1,500 tons per day of sulfide replacement mineralized material grading 57g/t of silver and 0.14g/t of gold, 1.2% lead, 2.4% zinc, and 9 % manganese as carbonate (Bunker Hill Company, and Anaconda Corporation Historical Reports).