Hemlo Explorers Inc. (TSX-V: HMLO) is pleased to provide an update on its drill program at the North Limb project, located 15 km north of Barrick Gold Corporation’s Hemlo Mine near Marathon, Ontario.
As has been reported with the drill results from the Musher (see press release dated July 27, 2021) and Armand (see press release dated August 24, 2021) showings, multi-element ICP data using ioGAS© geochemical software has identified widespread pathfinder elements such as Ag, Sb, As, V, and Hg at the Lunny West showing. Some of these elements are positively correlated with Au mineralization, while others define broader horizons indicating a more extensive corridor of hydrothermal activity.
Brian Howlett, CEO of Hemlo Explorers, commented “We are very pleased with the drill results announced today which further demonstrate widespread contiguous anomalous gold and elevated pathfinder elements at North Limb project. This hydrothermal system has now been identified at the Armand, Musher and Lunny West showings over a strike length of 5 kms covering most of the ALVC trend. Our ability to integrate historical drillhole data is ongoing and integral to the evolving geological interpretation.”
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Table 1: Summary of Current and Historical Drill Results for the Lunny West Showing
|To (m)||Intersection Width
|L-600||NL21-10||300.52||302.58||2.06||127||Strongly anomalous Hg|
|408.46||409.40||0.94||58||Strongly anomalous Hg|
|W1 (Historical Hole)||51.21||53.34||2.13||2924||2.92 g/t Au|
|AX241-2 (Historical Hole)||85.59||88.09||2.50||700|
|PN-7 (Historical Hole)||115.7||116.7||1.00||70|
|NL21-11||421.10||432.84||11.74||401||Anomalous Ag, As, Sb|
|including||426.30||427.30||1.00||3970||Gravimetric=3.22 g/t Au|
The North Limb geological setting resembles that of the Hemlo Deposit with felsic to intermediate volcanic and sedimentary assemblages, quartz-feldspar intrusives in a district scale, high strain arcuate structural regime. Much of the mineralization at the Hemlo Deposit is confined to high strain zones and spatially associated with the contact between felsic volcanic rocks and sedimentary rocks. Similar alteration of silica, sericite, feldspar and vanadium to that of the Hemlo Deposit is found with anomalous gold along the Armand and Musher Horizons which have strike lengths of 7 and 8 kilometres, respectively.
Mr. Adrian Bray, P.Geo., Exploration Manager for the Company, is the “Qualified Person” as defined by National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, responsible for the accuracy of technical information contained in this news release.
About Hemlo Explorers Inc.
Hemlo Explorers is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company with a portfolio of properties in Ontario and Nunavut. We are focused on generating shareholder value through the advancement of our main Hemlo area projects, including the North Limb, Pic and Hemlo West.
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