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Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL)

Hecla Mining Company, a precious metals company, engages in the discovery, acquisition, development, production, and marketing of mineral resources. The company involves in the exploration and development of mineral properties, as well as in the mining and processing of silver, gold, lead, and zinc. It has 100% interest in the Lucky Friday unit located in northern Idaho; 29.73% interest in the Greens Creek unit located on Admiralty Island, near Juneau, Alaska; 100% interest in the La Camorra unit located in the eastern Venezuelan state of Bolivar; and 100% interest in the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company produces and sells metal concentrates to custom smelters on contract; and unrefined gold and silver bullion bars directly to customers or further refines before sale to precious metals traders. Hecla Mining was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Company Website: http://www.hecla-mining.com/

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