Canadian Zinc Corporation is a development stage company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CZN", in the United States on the OTCQB under the symbol "CZICF" and in Germany on the Frankfurt under the symbol "SRS" and is engaged in the business of exploration and development of natural resource properties. The Company has an experienced Executive and Board based in Vancouver BC.
Canadian Zinc aims to bring its 100%-owned Prairie Creek Mine into production at the earliest possible date. The Mine, situated in the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories, has a fascinating history which includes the famous Hunt Brothers' plan to corner the world silver market. The Mine hosts substantial resources of high-grade silver, zinc, and lead.
Prairie Creek contains 5.22 million tonnes of Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves averaging 9.4% Zn, 9.5% Pb, 0.3% Cu and 151 g/t Ag. In addition, there are 5.43 million tonnes of Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources with an average grade 10.8% Zn, 10.2% Pb, 0.31% Cu and 160 g/t Ag as well as 6.24 million tonnes of Inferred Mineral Resources with an average grade of 14.5% Zn, 11.5% Pb, 0.57% Cu and 229 g/t Ag.
Prairie Creek has received a positive decision on the Environmental Assessment completed by the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board and is in the final stages of permitting the operation. Canadian Zinc is also completing a Feasibility Study on the project before operations commence.