The company has released additional assay results from 145 drill holes completed at the Pine Point zinc-lead camp.
Osisko Metals Mining News
Two technologies were tested – x-ray transmission sorting and dense media separation.
The company has received assay results from 127 drill holes.
The Quebec pension fund has been a strategic partner and shareholder in the junior since 2014.
The company intends to update a portion of its inferred resource to the indicated category before the end of the year.
The company has applied an innovative geological analysis of the Key Anacon deposit and the Bathurst Mining Camp, and pinpointed 10 new greenfield exploration targets.
Osisko Metals considers the exploration potential to be high both at Key Anacon and adjacent properties it owns.
Jeff Hussey, describes Pine Point as “unique among its peer group,” because of the rarity of open-pit zinc assets.
Last February the company acquired Pine Point Mining and initiated the largest active drill program in the Northwest Territories.
Next year Osisko plans to test the brownfield mineral potential along the entire 65-km Pine Point trend.
The same hole also intersected a separate copper rich zone.
The Key Anacon project includes two known Bathurst type volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits – Main and Titan. They occur in the same stratigraphic horizon that hosted both the Brunswick No.12 and No.6 zinc-lead deposits.