Sector Expert: Mike Burke

Yukon Geological Survey

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Mike Burke has been employed by the Yukon Geological Survey since 1990, most recently as the as the head of mineral services. He has worked in the mineral exploration and mining industry in British Columbia and Yukon since 1983. He was part of the exploration team that discovered the Sa Dena Hes lead-zinc mine and the Ketza River gold mine in Yukon. He holds a BSc in geology from the University of British Columbia.

Recent Interviews

Mike Burke: Be Patient; More Yukon Gold Will Be Found (1/19/11)

Few, if any, know the Yukon better than Mike Burke, head of mineral services with the Yukon Geological Survey. Mike steadfastly believes in the mineral potential of the Yukon, and credits much of the gold-play excitement to prospector Sean Ryan, who diligently collected soil samples all over the Yukon for years before letting the mining industry in on his secrets. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Mike provides an update on some of the most promising projects in the Yukon's White Gold Camp.

Recent Quotes

"GPD is acquiring a large amount of ground in the Selwyn Basin"

The Gold Report Interview with Mike Burke (1/19/11)
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