Bona prospect on the Treasure Shear returns 4.43 gpt gold over 8.5 metres
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 13, 2021) - Endurance Gold Corporation (TSXV: EDG) (the "Company") is pleased to report that new prospects have been confirmed as gold-bearing with channel sampling along the Treasure Shear and that five (5) diamond drill holes have now been completed at the Eagle Zone at the Reliance Gold Property (the "Property") in southern British Columbia. The Property is located 4 kilometres ("km") east of the village of Gold Bridge with year-round road access, and 10 km north of the historic Bralorne-Pioneer Gold Mining Camp which has produced over 4 million ounces of gold.
Channel sample collected earlier this summer at shear zone outcrops exposed along the Treasure Shear trend have returned encouraging intervals of gold at the Grey Rock Prospect and the Bona Prospect. Figure 1 shows the location of all these channel sampling results and the other important gold prospects identified on surface by the Company in 2020 and 2021. As reported in this release, channel sampling at the Grey Rock Prospect has returned 9.19 grams per tonne ("gpt") gold over 4.7 metres ("m") which includes a sample of 24.20 gpt gold over 1.40 m and another sample of 7.43 gpt gold over 1.10 m. At the Bona Prospect channel sampling has returned an encouraging zone of 4.43 gpt gold over 8.54 m from five consecutive gold bearing channel samples (see attached Figure 2). The Treasure, Grey Rock and Bona Prospects have now confirmed gold mineralization in outcrop over a strike length of 230 m along the Treasure Shear. As reported on July 26, 2021, the Company has also identified the Vista Prospect a further 470 m to the southeast of the Bona Prospect for a total strike length of 700 m along the Treasure Shear. Channel sampling results are still pending on the Vista Prospects.
The Company's planned diamond drilling program of 4,000 m has now completed five (5) drill holes at the Eagle Zone for a total of 851 m drilled through September 12, 2021. Diamond drilling is currently in progress on the sixth hole at Eagle. Based on initial observations, all five diamond drill holes have intersected the Eagle Zone mineralization associated with a complex of strongly altered shears and brittle deformed areas over widths similar to those reported from the RC drilling in 2020 and the spring of 2021. The observed upper intersections are entirely or partially oxidized and consist of brittle deformed and pervasive ankerite-sericite altered mafic volcanic with brittle shearing, in-part oxidized pyrite-pyrrhotite-arsenopyrite-stibnite sulphidation and silicification observed as pervasive replacement, stockworks and narrow quartz veins (see Figure 3 - DDH 21-004 Eagle Shear Zone in Core). A lower zone of quartz sulphide veining and stockwork has also been observed in three holes associated with a lithological contact between altered mafic volcanic and sheared argillite. Samples for the first three (3) holes have been submitted to the laboratory for analysis.
The Company has previously completed two phases of reverse circulation ("RC") drilling in late 2020 and spring 2021 with the completion of 51 RC drill holes. Thirty-Five (35) of these 51 RC holes returned encouraging gold intersections exceeding 3.0 m in width. Highlight RC drill intersections include near surface intersections of 14.08 gpt gold over 15.24 m, 10.5 gpt gold over 6.1 m, 9.7 gpt gold over 12.2 m, 4.88 gpt gold over 24.39 m, 5.57 gpt gold over 22.86 m, and 4.04 gpt gold over 18.3 m at the Eagle Zone; 16.39 gpt gold over 4.6 m at the Diplomat Zone; and 7.23 gpt gold over 4.6 m at the Imperial Zone. Complete results from these programs are summarized on the Company's website.
The last program of diamond drilling completed on the Property was in 2008 at the Imperial Zone and this program returned highlight diamond drill intersections of 13.30 gpt gold over 4.20 m, 7.05 gpt gold over 5.06 m, 5.70 gpt gold over 12.05 m, and 5.43 gpt gold over 15.35 in four (4) drill holes of an eight (8) hole 2008 drilling campaign.
Endurance Gold Corporation is a company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of highly prospective North American mineral properties with the potential to develop world-class deposits.
ENDURANCE GOLD CORPORATION
Robert T. Boyd
Channel samples were collected under the supervision of a geologist across a pre-measured and marked outcrop face. Samples were submitted to ALS Global in North Vancouver, BC, an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory, where they were crushed to 70% <2 mm then up to 250 gram pulverized to <75 microns. Samples were then submitted for four-acid digestion and analyzed for 48 element ICP-MS (ME-MS61) and gold 30g FA ICP-AES finish (AU-ICP21). Over limit samples returning greater than 10 ppm gold were re-analyzed by Au-GRA21 methodology and over limit antimony returning greater than 10,000 ppm Sb were re-analyzed by Sb-AA08 methodology.
RC samples were collected under the supervision of a geologist at the drilling rig. Drilling was completed using a 3.5 inch hammer bit and rock chip samples were collected using a cyclone. Sample size were reduced to 1/8th size with a riffle splitter at the drilling rig. A second duplicate split and coarse chips were collected for reference material and stored. All RC samples have been submitted to ALS Global in North Vancouver, BC, an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory, where they are crushed to 70% <2 mm then up to 250 gram pulverized to <75 microns. Samples are then submitted for four-acid digestion and analyzed for 48 element ICP-MS (ME-MS61) and gold 30g FA ICP-AES finish (AU-ICP21). Over limit samples returning greater than 10 ppm gold are re-analyzed by Au-GRA21 methodology and over limit antimony returning greater than 10,000 ppm Sb are re-analyzed by Sb-AA08 methodology. The 2008 diamond drill intersections mentioned in this release may not accurately represent the true width of the intersection. In 2008 all cut and/or split core samples were analyzed by ICP analyses at Ecotech Analytical Laboratory. Samples that exceeded 1,000 ppb Au were rerun by lead collection fire assay at the same laboratory using a preferred 30 gram sub-sample size.
The 2020 and 2021 work program was supervised by Darren O'Brien, P.Geo., an independent consultant and qualified person as defined in National Instrument 43-101. Mr. O'Brien has reviewed and approved this news release.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. This news release may contain forward looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results that may prove to be inaccurate as a result of factors beyond its control, and actual results may differ materially from the expected results.
Figure 1: Reliance Property 2020 and 2021 Channel sampling
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Figure 2: Bona Zone Channel sampling at the Treasure Shear Trend
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Figure 3: DDH 21-004 Core Photo of the Eagle Shear Zone
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Addition to Bathurst Advisory Board
Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – September 16, 2021 – Bathurst Metal Corp. (TSXV:BMV) (“Bathurst” or the “Company”) On behalf of the…
Vancouver, British Columbia - TheNewswire - September 16, 2021 - Bathurst Metal Corp. (TSXV:BMV) (“Bathurst” or the “Company”) On behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr. Lorne Warner P.Geo., President of Bathurst Metals Corp. is pleased to announce Dr. Guowei Zhang Ph.D., P.Geo. has agreed to join the company’s Advisory Board. Mr. Warner stated “We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Zhang to the Company’s Advisory Board. His experience and expertise, in particular his extensive knowledge of structural geology, is a welcome addition to the Bathurst team. We were grateful to have him as part of our team on the Company’s just completed Nunavut properties mapping and sampling program.”
Dr. Guowei Zhang PhD. P Geo
Dr. Zhang has over 30 years’ experience as a consulting geologist, well recognized for his specialized work in Structural Geology. He received his Ph.D. From McGill University in 1994 and since then has worked extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Asia and Africa. Dr. Zhang is a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada.
For more information contact Lorne Warner, President firstname.lastname@example.org
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Certain of the statements made and information contained herein may contain forward- looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information concerning the Company's intentions with respect to the development of its mineral properties. Forward-looking information is based on the views, opinions, intentions and estimates of management at the date the information is made, and is based on a number of assumptions and subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated or projected in the forward-looking information (including the actions of other parties who have agreed to do certain things and the approval of certain regulatory bodies). Many of these assumptions are based on factors and events that are not within the control of the Company and there is no assurance they will prove to be correct. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change except as required by applicable securities laws, or to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third parties in respect of the Company, its financial or operating results or its securities. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
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Blue Lagoon’s Toll Mill Partner Sends Out Second Shipment of Gold & Silver Concentrate
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2021 / Blue Lagoon Resources Inc. (the "Company") (CSE:BLLG; FSE:7BL; OTCQB:BLAGF) is pleased to report that…
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2021 / Blue Lagoon Resources Inc. (the "Company") (CSE:BLLG; FSE:7BL; OTCQB:BLAGF) is pleased to report that the Company's toll milling partner, Nicola Mining ("Nicola"), has now sent a second shipment of concentrate made from the mineralized material from the Dome Mountain underground mine. The shipment, sent to Ocean Partners UK Limited, a leading European based commodities trading company with offices in six countries around the world, contained 96.7 dry tonnes of gold and silver concentrate grading 93 g/t Au and 468 g/t Ag. All concentrate assays were completed at Base Met Labs, an accredited metallurgical testing facility located in Kamloops, BC.
"Combined with the first 40 tonnes of concentrate that were shipped (see news release September 1, 2021), Nicola has now sent a total of 136.8 dry metric tonnes of concentrate having a total value of approximately CDN $823,000," said Rana Vig, President and CEO of Blue Lagoon Resources. "With an already healthy treasury of nearly $9 million, plus more than $4 million in-the-money warrants and no debt, the additional cash that we will receive from the sale of this concentrate will continue to ensure that we have a significant runway to execute on our aggressive exploration plans on a project that's been relatively unexplored and under the radar," he added.
Bags full of gold and silver concentrate made from Dome Mountain mineralized material are readied and await shipping at Nicola's milling facility in Merritt, B.C.
Trucking of the Dome Mountain mineralized material, which began on June 14, 2021, continues with 10 to 15 trucks leaving the mine site on a weekly basis. To date more than 110 - forty ton trucks - have been dispatched to Nicola, delivering over 4000 tonnes of the Dome Mountain high-grade mineralized material. Weekly shipments are expected to continue until all 6,000 plus tonnes of material have been removed from the underground mine and processed at the Nicola Mining mill (see news release July 7, 2021).
The scientific and technical data contained in this news release was approved by William Cronk, P.Geo., a qualified person as defined in NI 43-101 and a consultant to the Company.
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This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that Blue Lagoon Resources Inc. (the "Company") expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include results of exploration activities that may not show quality and quantity necessary for upgrading mineralization classification or for further exploration and exploitation of minerals deposits, market prices, and continued availability of capital and financing, permitting and other approvals, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.
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Condor Gold Plc Announces the Appointment of Jair Diaz Navarro as a Senior Mining Engineer
SURREY, UK / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2021 / Condor Gold Plc ("Condor Gold", "Condor" or the "Company") (AIM: CNR; TSX: COG) is pleased to announce the…
SURREY, UK / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2021 / Condor Gold Plc ("Condor Gold", "Condor" or the "Company") (AIM: CNR; TSX: COG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jair Diaz Navarro as a Senior Mining Engineer to work at its fully permitted La India Project, Nicaragua. Mr. Diaz is a mining engineer with over 10 years' experience in mine planning and operations.
Mark Child, Chairman and CEO comments:
"As Condor builds a team to take the La India Project (the "Project") through to gold production, I am delighted that Mr. Diaz has joined as a senior mining engineer working at the Project. Mr. Diaz has extensive experience of working in operating mines and, until recently, was the long range mine planner at OceanaGold's Haile Mine in South Carolina.
Mr Diaz will be involved in all aspects of mining engineering studies for a forthcoming Feasibility Study and final designs ahead of the construction of a processing plant and associated infrastructure using the recently acquired SAG Mill, which is estimated to produce approximately 100,000 oz gold p.a. His focus will be on optimising mine schedules to maximise the Project's economics".
Background Jair Diaz Navarro graduated from Colorado School of Mines with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering in 2011. After graduation, he joined Barrick Gold at their Cortez mine. He performed various tasks as related to accomplishing production targets including short range planning, drill and blast planning and ore control.
In 2013, Jair joined Maptek, a leading global provider of mining software. He specialized in the implementation of Maptek's mine planning solutions and implementing Maptek products for clients such as Vale (Canada), Newmont (Nevada, Peru and Suriname) and Fresnillo Plc (Mexico).
In 2017, Jair joined Gran Colombia Gold at their Segovia underground operations as their first in-house long-range planner. During his time with Gran Colombia Gold, he was focused on improving mine planning standards, mentoring local engineers and coordinating work with SRK's consultants to certify reserves according to 43-101 standards.
In 2019, Jair joined OceanaGold Corporation at the Haile Mine in South Carolina. As long-range planner, he was responsible for the annual mine plan; as well as reporting annual reserves, LOM equipment requirements, pit optimizations and various trade-off studies to improve shareholder value
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About Condor Gold plc:
Condor Gold plc was admitted to AIM in May 2006 and dual listed on the TSX in January 2018. The Company is a gold exploration and development company with a focus on Nicaragua.
In August 2018, the Company announced that the Ministry of the Environment in Nicaragua had granted the Environmental Permit ("EP") for the development, construction and operation of a processing plant with capacity to process up to 2,800 tonnes per day at its wholly-owned La India gold project ("La India Project"). The EP is considered the master permit for mining operations in Nicaragua.
La India Project contains a Mineral Resource of 9,850 Kt at 3.6 g/t gold for 1.14 M oz gold in the Indicated category and 8,479 Kt at 4.3 g/t gold for 1.18 M oz gold in the Inferred category. A gold price of $1,500/oz and a cut-off grade of 0.5 g/t and 2.0 g/t gold were assumed for open pit and underground resources, respectively. A cut-off grade of 1.5 g/t gold was furthermore applied within a part of the Inferred Resource. Mineral Resources are not Mineral Reserves and do not have demonstrated economic viability. There is no certainty that any part of the Mineral Resources will be converted to Mineral Reserves.
Environmental Permits were granted in April and May 2020 for the Mestiza and America open pits respectively, both located close to La India. The Mestiza open pit hosts 92 Kt at a grade of 12.1 g/t gold (36,000 oz contained gold) in the Indicated Mineral Resource category and 341 Kt at a grade of 7.7 g/t gold (85,000 oz contained gold) in the Inferred Mineral Resource category. The America open pit hosts 114 Kt at a grade of 8.1 g/t gold (30,000 oz) in the Indicated Mineral Resource category and 677 Kt at a grade of 3.1 g/t gold (67,000 oz) in the Inferred Mineral Resource category. Following the permitting of the Mestiza and America open pits, together with the La India open pit Condor has 1.12 M oz gold open pit Mineral Resources permitted for extraction.
Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.
The Mineral Resource Estimate has been completed by Ben Parsons, a Principal Consultant (Resource Geology) with SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc, who is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, MAusIMM(CP). He has some nineteen years' experience in the exploration, definition and mining of precious and base metals. Ben Parsons is a full-time employee of SRK Consulting (U.S.), Inc, an independent consultancy, and has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration, and to the type of activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a "qualified person" as defined under National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") of the Canadian Securities Administrators and as required by the June 2009 Edition of the AIM Note for Mining and Oil & Gas Companies. Ben Parsons consents to the inclusion in the announcement of the matters based on their information in the form and context in which it appears and confirms that this information is accurate and not false or misleading.
The Qualified Persons responsible for the Technical Report are Dr Tim Lucks of SRK Consulting (UK) Limited, and Mr Fernando Rodrigues, Mr Stephen Taylor and Mr Ben Parsons of SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc. Mr Parsons assumes responsibility for the MRE, Mr Rodrigues the open pit mining aspects, Mr Taylor the underground mining aspects and Dr Lucks for the oversight of the remaining technical disciplines and compilation of the report.
The technical and scientific information in this press release has been reviewed, verified and approved by Gerald D. Crawford, P.E., who is a "qualified person" as defined by NI 43-101 and is the Chief Technical Officer of Condor Gold plc.
The technical and scientific information in this press release has been reviewed, verified and approved by Andrew Cheatle, P.Geo., who is a "qualified person" as defined by NI 43-101.
Forward Looking Statements
All statements in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are ‘forward-looking information' with respect to the Company within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements with respect to: the ongoing mining dilution and pit optimisation studies, and the incorporation of same into any mining production schedule, future development and production plans at La India Project. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as: "seek", "anticipate", "plan", "continue", "strategies", "estimate", "expect", "project", "predict", "potential", "targeting", "intends", "believe", "potential", "could", "might", "will" and similar expressions. Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and is based upon a number of estimates and assumptions of management at the date the statements are made including, among others, assumptions regarding: future commodity prices and royalty regimes; availability of skilled labour; timing and amount of capital expenditures; future currency exchange and interest rates; the impact of increasing competition; general conditions in economic and financial markets; availability of drilling and related equipment; effects of regulation by governmental agencies; the receipt of required permits; royalty rates; future tax rates; future operating costs; availability of future sources of funding; ability to obtain financing and assumptions underlying estimates related to adjusted funds from operations. Many assumptions are based on factors and events that are not within the control of the Company and there is no assurance they will prove to be correct.
Such forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, which may cause the actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including, risks related to: mineral exploration, development and operating risks; estimation of mineralisation and resources; environmental, health and safety regulations of the resource industry; competitive conditions; operational risks; liquidity and financing risks; funding risk; exploration costs; uninsurable risks; conflicts of interest; risks of operating in Nicaragua; government policy changes; ownership risks; permitting and licencing risks; artisanal miners and community relations; difficulty in enforcement of judgments; market conditions; stress in the global economy; current global financial condition; exchange rate and currency risks; commodity prices; reliance on key personnel; dilution risk; payment of dividends; as well as those factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual information form for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 dated March 31, 2021 and available under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise unless required by law.
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