Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX-V: ECR) reports new drill hole intersections of 5.5 g/t Au over 4.7 m within 13.9 m grading 2.4 g/t Au and 5.6 g/t Au over 3.0 m within 13.9 m grading 2.0 g/t Au situated 100 m of the former Chimo Mine, located 45 km east of Val-d’Or (FIGURE).
These intersections, at a depth of 400 m, were intended to connect two gold zones of interest. Drilling previous to Cartier’s program had yielded: 27.1 g/t Au over 2.3 m including 4.8 g/t Au over 17.2 m and 18.7 g/t Au / 2.8 m including 4.0 g/t Au over 22.4 m. The newly recognized zone and potential, named 6N1 (FIGURE) has increased in volume and is located near existing mining infrastructure.
“Zone 6N1 adds to resource development potential near underground mining infrastructure” commented Philippe Cloutier, President and CEO, adding that “we are still waiting for approximately 30% of the programs laboratory results to paint a portrait of the gold potential of Chimo Mine “.
The details of the new results received from the laboratory are as follows:
Lengths are expressed along drill core axis. The true thickness was not determined.
The Phase II drilling program currently underway (August 28th 2018 press release) and is focused on the resource development potential of 7 peripheral gold zones to the main cluster of Zones 5. This program consists of 40 drill holes totaling 15,000 m.
The reader should view the YouTube VIDEO, available on Cartier’s website. The 3D video helps visualize the different gold-bearing structures on the Chimo Mine property as well as key components that are the mine infrastructures, the gold-bearing zones, the gold intersection areas left unmined as well as the main targets of the ongoing drill program. The gold structure and zone 6N1 is illustrated.
Chimo Mine Project Highlights
Cartier Resources was founded in 2006 and is based out of Val-d’Or, Quebec. Quebec has consistently ranked high as one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world primarily based on its mineral rich geology, attractive tax environment, and pro-mining government. In 2017, the Fraser Institute again ranked Quebec as one of the best jurisdictions in the world for investment attractiveness.
Cartier Investment Highlights
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
All lengths, mentioned in this press release, were measured along the drill core. The NQ core samples are crushed up to 80% passing 8 mesh sieves and then pulverized up to 90% passing a 200-mesh sieve. Cartier inserts 5% of the number of samples in the form of certified standards and another 5% in the form of sterile samples to ensure quality control. The samples are analyzed at the Techni-Lab laboratory, located in Ste-Germaine-Boulé, Quebec. The 50 g pulps are analyzed by fire assay and atomic absorption. For samples containing visible gold, 1,000 g of rock are directly analyzed by the “Metallic Sieve” method.
The scientific and/or technical information presented in this press release has been reviewed and approved by Mr. Gaétan Lavallière, P. Geo., Ph. D. and Vice President for Cartier Resources. Mr. Lavallière is a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
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