Copper

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 The property hosts multiple surface showings including the North Zone, South Zone, B Zone and East Zone. The showings are associated with magnetite horizons which include sulphide zones containing approximately 25-50% massive and semi-massive pyrrhotite, pyrite, chalcopyrite and sphalerite in varying amounts in a host rock of amphibolite gneiss. 

In the early 1960’s, the South Zone was explored by both Noranda Mines and Young Davidson Mines (YDM). YDM reported a mineral inventory of 253,000 tons @ 1.09% Cu on the South Zone above 106 meter elevation (Note: This mineral inventory is historical only and non compliant with National Instrument 43-101 standards). Subsequent work by Pelangio in 2000-2001 successfully intersected the South Zone Deposit and extended the zone’s known vertical depth to 155 meters below surface. This initial drilling showed that copper grades, zinc grades and associated alteration on the deposit were improving significantly at depth. 

Historically, almost every hole drilled into the various zones returned copper mineralization, generally accompanied by zinc, however, many companies did not report assay values with their submissions. Holes drilled by Pelangio Mines Inc in 2004 all intersected the sulphide zones and returned values as high as 

2.78% copper, 5.07% zinc, 0.34 g/t gold, and 5.30 g/t silver. The most recent drilling by Adroit Resources in 2007 yielded values up to 0.37% copper and 1.33% zinc over 13.18m.

Glenn Grant