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Galantas Gold Drills 31.7 g/t Gold Over 7 Metres at the Omagh Project

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Lenses Intersected Include 73.6 g/t Gold Over 2.2 Metres

 

 

Galantas Gold Corporation (TSX-V:GAL) (AIM: GAL) (OTCQX: GALKF) is pleased to announce results for three holes from its ongoing 4,000-metre drilling program at the Omagh Project in Northern Ireland. All three holes were drilled from the underground development at the Kearney Vein.

 

Drilling highlights:

  • Hole FR-DD-22-UG-181 intersected 31.7 grams per tonne gold and 58.5 g/t silver over 7 metres at the main Kearney Vein including 106.3 g/t Au and 111 g/t Ag over 1 metre (see Table 1, Figures 1, 2 and 3). A deeper intersect of 7.3 g/t Au and 5.7 g/t Ag over 2.3 metres was recorded at a 278-metre vertical depth, approximately 55 metres east of the main Kearney Vein.
  • Hole FR-DD-21-UG-174 intersected 73.6 g/t Au and 93.4 g/t Ag over 2.2 metres on a parallel-running vein known as the ‘B-lens’, approximately 28 metres east of the Kearney Vein.
  • Hole FR-DD-21-UG-176 intersected 23.8 g/t Au and 16.8 g/t Ag over 2.9 metres on a further parallel zone of mineralization referred to in Figure 4 as the ‘C-lens’, approximately 40 metres east of the Kearney Vein.

 

Drill holes FR-DD-21-UG-174 and 176 targeted parallel zones of mineralization east of the main vein. Both of these holes, and hole FR-DD-22-UG-181, fall within the dilation zone model (see Figure 1 and press releases on May 6, 2020, and January 31, 2022)*. Importantly, high gold mineralization has been identified across two vertical levels at RL000 and RL030 (Figure 4) with historical intersection 07-47 on a stringer vein west of Kearney, and new intersection on the C-lens, separated by 62 metres west-east.

 

Mario Stifano, CEO of Galantas, commented: “Our drilling program continues to yield very positive results, particularly the high-grade gold intersections in parallel veins with recent results demonstrating the continuity of the lenses. These are some of our best drill results to date and point to the significant potential to expand gold resources at the Omagh Project. The Company has successfully identified dilation zones at both Kearney and Joshua veins with multiple drill intercepts, and is developing plans to advance underground development and infrastructure at Joshua to allow multiple underground drill platforms to expand our drilling program.”

 

*Dilation zones which have potential for higher widths of mineralization have previously been identified within the Kearney underground development and are believed to be linked on shallow north-dipping planes.

 

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-22-UG-181 99/60 7 3.3 150 31.7 58.5 2.8 10
including   1 0.5 155 106.3 111 3.2 0
and 95/67 1.2 0.4 244 2.2 1.5 0.1 0
and 95/69 2.3 0.7 278 7.3 5.7 0.2 22
FR-DD-21-UG-176 54.7/56.6 3.7 1.9 148 5.2 6.4 0.1 10.9
and 54.5/57.2 2.9 1.5 160 23.8 16.8 0.1 0
FR-DD-21-UG-174 35.6/44.6 2.2 1.3 134 73.6 93.4 8.9 0
and 35.6/44.6 2 1.2 137 4.3 3.9 0 0
and 35.9/44.3 2.4 1.3 153 8.1 7.7 0.2 2.1

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 depth intervals are from ground surface to the top of the mineralized zone.
  3. Data has been rounded to 1 decimal place.

 

Figure 1: Kearney Vein long-section view showing part of the resource model, the FR-DD-22-UG-181, FR-DD-21-UG-176 and FR-DD-21-UG-174 intersections, other key vein intersections, and two proposed dilation zone trends.


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Figure 2: Cross section view showing hole FR-DD-22-UG-181 and part of the resource model.


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Figure 3: Split section of drill core from hole FR-DD-22-UG-181, part of a Kearney Vein sample grading 213 g/t Au and 134 g/t Ag.


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Figure 4: Cross section showing key intersections on the main Kearney Vein, B-lens, C-lens and stringer to the west.


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Qualified Person

 

Scientific and 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.

 

Neither 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 release.

 

The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the retained EU law version of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (the “UK MAR”) which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The information is disclosed in accordance with the Company’s obligations under Article 17 of the UK MAR. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

 

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 Northern Ireland’s first gold mine.

 

Posted March 21, 2022

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