Northern Empire Resources Corp. (TSX-V: NM) today announced results from seven holes drilled at the Sterling Gold Mine, located at Northern Empire’s 116 square kilometre Sterling Gold Property in Nye County Nevada.
Michael G. Allen, President, CEO and Director stated: “These results highlighted the shallow, high-grade oxide resources of the Sterling Mine. Several holes from this recent program hit significant mineralization at the edges of the resource model, indicating the deposit remains open for expansion. We consider the results to date excellent, and they will inform our follow up exploration in 2018.”
|Hole#||From (m)||To (m)||Interval (m)||g/t Au*|
|STR17-009C||No significant assay|
|STR17-040||Hole Deviated from Intended Target|
Hole numbers ending in “C” are core
True thickness estimated to be between 85% and 95% of reported
* Cyanide Soluble grade reported
The objective of initial drilling at the Sterling Property was resource confirmation and testing areas not previously exploited by underground mining. Additional assays are pending at the past producing Sterling Gold Mine (referred to as the ‘Sterling Pit’ in the resource estimate).
Sterling Property Highlights
|Sterling Property Inferred Resource Summary Effective March 29, 2017|
|Deposit||Cutoff (g/t Au)||Tonnes||g/t Au||In Place Au Oz|
|Sterling Pit Constrained*||1.0||1,958,000||3.67||231,000|
|Sterling Non-Pit Constrained*||1.7||350,000||3.38||38,000|
|Daisy Pit Constrained||1.0||2,556,000||2.12||174,000|
|Secret Pass Pit Constrained||1.0||3,534,000||1.65||188,000|
|SNA Pit Constrained||1.0||1,510,000||1.61||78,000|
* Resource calculated based on CN soluble assays.
For further information on the Sterling Property please visit the Company’s website, or refer to the technical report on the Sterling Property filed on June 18, 2017.
About Northern Empire
Northern Empire is an aggressive gold explorer working to take advantage of the current improving market conditions by assembling a value driven portfolio of properties. The portfolio is anchored by the Sterling Gold Property. The Sterling Property land package totals 116km2 and hosts existing infrastructure and an inferred 709,000 oz Au resource with a 1.0g/t cut off. Located near numerous past producers, most notably the Bullfrog Mine (2.3Moz Au produced). Northern Empire’s Sterling land package has significant exploration upside with little to no modern exploration having been completed.
Michael G. Allen, P. Geo., President of Northern Empire, and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, has reviewed the technical information contained in this news release. He is the non-independent qualified person for this news release and has verified the data.
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