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From: Joelene Whittaker
To: rmeares@malachite.com.au
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 9:27 AM
Subject: STM - Exploration Geologist Referrals

Hello Russell,

Hecla Mining, has a current opening for an Exploration Geologist. This position will be located in Durango, Mexico.

I have attached a DRAFT position profile. We are asking for referrals. In the event you know of individuals who would be interested in pursuing this position please disseminate this information.

I greatly appreciate any assistance you may provide.


Joelene Whittaker
STM Associates
(801) 531-6500