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Junior explorers get precious metal boost

Stronger commodity prices, particularly gold and silver, boosted Toronto and New York-listed mining minnows this week with company news thin on the ground.

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Firestone Ventures is exploring the Torlon Hill zinc project in Guatemala

Both gold and silver prices have been relatively strong of late as the war of words between the US and North Korea continues.

Gold was up over US$20 per ounce, or 1.