The Prospector News

Galantas Gold Drills 17.4 G/T Gold and 74.6 G/T Silver Over 13.1 Metres at the Omagh Project

You have opened a direct link to the current edition PDF

Open PDF Close
Uncategorized

Share this news article

Galantas Gold Drills 17.4 G/T Gold and 74.6 G/T Silver Over 13.1 Metres at the Omagh Project

 

 

 

 

 

Galantas Gold Corporation (TSX-V:GAL) (AIM: GAL) (OTCQX: GALKF) announces continued success at intercepting high-grade gold from its ongoing 4,000-metre drilling program at the Omagh Project in Northern Ireland.

 

Hole FR-DD-21-175 was drilled from surface and targeted the Joshua Vein. It intersected 17.4 grams per tonne gold, 74.6 g/t silver  and 1.9 % lead over 13.1 metres (see Table 1 for details). This hole successfully targeted a potential ‘dilation zone’ within the Joshua Vein and includes a higher-grade section with 25.3 g/t Au, 108.4 g/t Ag and 2.9% Pb over 8.7 metres.

 

Detailed plan maps indicate vein swelling in predictable zones along ore drives in the first four levels of the mine development on the Kearney Vein. These wider areas of mineralization, or dilation zones, are believed to be linked on shallow, north-dipping planes. High strain between intersecting faults, resulting in increased permeability, could concentrate fluid flow and result in wider zones of mineralization such as those found in the underground development (see press release on May 6, 2020 and report therein for details). Figure 1 illustrates the location of hole FR-DD-21-175 on a potential dilation trend within the Joshua Vein, relative to other key intersections.

 

A similar deeper dilation zone was also intersected during the current program with hole FR-DD-21-171 intersecting 10.1 g/t Au, 93.5 g/t Ag and 3.4% Pb over 6.5 metres (see press release on December 13, 2021). In 2015, hole OM-DD-15-155 intersected 9.9 g/t Au over 21.6 metres approximately 45 metres below the current reported intercept (see press release on January 25, 2016). Figure 2 summarizes the key data for these two zones and a potential third at depth.

 

Mario Stifano, CEO of Galantas, commented: “As Galantas advances underground mine development towards production, detailed mapping of the exposed mineralization identified zones of thicker widths, suggesting the significant potential to not only identify wider zones of mineralization but higher grades, and the opportunity to significantly expand current resources with additional drilling. The Joshua and Kearney veins remain open along strike and to depth, and only represent 2 of the 16 veins identified to date. With the encouraging results from our current drill program, Galantas is evaluating accelerating the planned underground development and the required infrastructure to the Joshua Vein which is currently 240 metres west of the Kearney development. This will allow for two additional drill bays for multiple underground drills at the Kearney and Joshua veins, to expand and accelerate the drilling program.”

 

Table 1: Summary of drill results.

 

Hole ID Azimuth/
Dip (degrees)
Intersect (m) (downhole) Est. true width (m) Intersect vertical depth (m) Gold (g/t) Silver
(g/t)
Lead
(%)
Core loss (%)
FR-DD-21-175 275.5/58.2 13.1 6.9 71 17.4 74.6 1.9 8.4
Including   8.7 4.5   25.3 108.4 2.9 9.2

 

Notes:

  1. Drill holes were HQ size and drilled using a triple tube method to maximize core recovery. The samples were analyzed (gold by fire assay and other metals by ICP-ORE) at ALS Laboratory Ltd (ISO 17025) of Galway, Ireland.
  2. Intersect vertical depths intervals are from ground surface to the top of the mineralized zone.
  3. Data has been rounded to 1 decimal place.

 

Figure 1 is available at

https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/6cfd14d4-a915-46d1-8650-62d6fac0c7b0

 

Figure 2 is available at

https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/405707f2-78c6-44ff-9f17-20fed3f54562

 

Figure 3 is available at

https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/6a392579-79d6-4291-be04-20011404c1b1

 

Qualified Person

 

Scientific or technical disclosures in this press release have been reviewed and approved by Dr. Sarah Coulter, who is considered, by virtue of her education, experience and professional association, a Qualified Person under the terms of NI 43-101. Dr. Coulter is not considered independent under NI 43-101 as she is the Chief Geologist of Galantas Gold Corporation.

 

About Galantas Gold Corporation

 

Galantas Gold Corporation is a Canadian public company that trades on the TSX-Venture Exchange and the London Stock Exchange AIM market. It also trades on the OTCQX Exchange. The Company’s strategy is to create shareholder value by operating and expanding gold production and resources at the Omagh Project in Northern Ireland.

 

Posted January 31, 2022

Share this news article

MORE or "UNCATEGORIZED"


Radisson Intersects 4.04 g/t Au Over 15.90 m, Highlighting Resource Expansion Potential at Depth Along High-Grade Trend #2 at the O’Brien Gold Project

Radisson Mining Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RDS) (OTC: RMRDF): is plea... READ MORE

May 25, 2022

SUPERIOR GOLD REPORTS SOLID FIRST QUARTER RESULTS

IMPROVED WORKING CAPITAL WHILE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING A 1... READ MORE

May 25, 2022

Titan Announces Significant High Grade Drill Extensions to ESM Open Pit Project

Titan Mining Corporation (TSX:TI) is pleased to provide an update... READ MORE

May 25, 2022

NGEx Minerals Reports 1,290m at 0.74% CuEq including 142m at 1.38% CuEq in Second High-Grade Zone, Confirming Existence of at Least Two Separate High-Grade Centres at Los Helados

NGEx Minerals Ltd. (TSX-V: NGEX) is pleased to report results fro... READ MORE

May 25, 2022

Karora Resources Announces Agreement to Acquire the Lakewood Gold Mill and Significantly De-Risk Growth Plan

Karora Resources Inc. (TSX: KRR) (OTCQX: KRRGF) is pleased to an... READ MORE

May 25, 2022

We acknowledge the [financial] support of the Government of Canada.

Government of Canada Supported
Copyright 2022 The Prospector News