Troilus Gold finds new zone open at Quebec mine

Troilus gold mine. Photo by Troilus Gold.

Troilus Gold Corp. of Toronto reports finding a new mineralized zone in the southeast part of the J zone at the past producing Troilus gold-copper mine in the Abitibi region, 175 km from Chibougamau, Quebec. The gold-rich area is about 30 metres from surface and open at depth.

Highlights of the new zone include:

  • Hole TLG-J419-091: 1.29 g/t gold and 0.09% copper over 22 metres (1.43 g/t gold equivalent) and 2.35 g/t gold and 0.14% copper over 8 metres (2.57 g/t gold equivalent); and
  • Hole TLG-J419-092: 0.950 g/t gold and 0.10% copper over 19 metres (1.11 g/t gold equivalent), 2.93 g/t gold and 0.05% copper over 8 metres (3.00 g/t gold equivalent), and 1.96 g/t gold and 0.08% copper over 9 metres (2.09 g/t gold equivalent).

Troilus has a 40,000-metre drill program planned for 2019. Targets at the Z87 South, J, Z87 and J4 North zones will be of prime interest.

(This article first appeared in the Canadian Mining Journal)

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