Nuinsco Commences Diamond Drilling Program at the Sunbeam High Grade Gold Project
May 20, 2021
Toronto, May 12, 2021 – Nuinsco Resources Limited (“Nuinsco” or the “Company”) (CSE: NWI, www.nuinsco.ca) today announced that a geophysical crew is on-site expanding coverage of induced polarization (“IP”) and magnetic surveys on its Sunbeam Gold property (“Sunbeam” or the “Property”) near Atikokan in north-western Ontario. The work program will test for extensions to anomalous responses obtained from a survey conducted late in 2020 and will detail parts of specific responses to provide guidance for diamond drilling on the project.
“The expanded geophysical coverage now underway at Sunbeam will provide high-quality results over a significant gold mineralized domain on the project. For the first time continuous geophysical coverage will be established over the Sunbeam Mine, Road Zone, Roy Deposit and extending to the east and west, as well as commencing coverage over part of the Pettigrew Trend to the north – also a locus for high grade gold mineralization,” said Paul Jones, CEO. “The intent of the geophysical coverage is to establish controls and guidance for diamond drill targeting. Geological controls and geophysical responses combined provide very high-priority targets that are drill ready.”
The surveying will be conducted by Simcoe Geoscience and will extend coverage on the Sunbeam-Roy gold mineralized trend – providing continuous coverage along approximately 10 kilometres of the combined mineralized domain while approximately 1 kilometre of the subparallel Pettigrew trend to the north will be surveyed at the WN2 – Rubble showings where sampling has returned strongly gold anomalous grab samples peaking at 44.38 g/t gold (1.42 oz/ton gold). Previous geophysical coverage identified 2,900 metres of discontinuous anomalous responses.
The Sunbeam Gold Property encompasses numerous sites of gold mineralization and includes the historic, underground, Sunbeam Mine that operated between 1898 and 1905, as well as the Roy and Pettigrew deposits, and a number of other gold showings. Mineralization at the Sunbeam Mine is hosted by a 30m wide sheared zone of altered, schistose rock. Gold mineralization occurs within a southwest striking quartz vein/chloritic zone that historically has been traced from surface to at least 100m vertically and along strike for more than 300m in pits and shafts. Similar mineralization has been observed on the Sunbeam lineament along strike from the Sunbeam Mine and on sub-parallel structures. A 1903 plan of the mine shows an average grade of ~13g/t Au in the historic workings. There has been no exploration of the formerly patented mine site since the mine closed 116 years ago. Intermittent exploration on mineral claims around the patent was conducted between 1981 and 2012.
The Sunbeam Gold Property consists of 110 unpatented mining claims (218 cells), covering 48.8km2, situated 27km northeast of the town of Atikokan, Ontario, and 12km southeast of Agnico Eagle’s Hammond Reef gold deposit. It is easily accessible via well maintained logging roads from Hwy 11. The property is traversed by at least three sub-parallel, northeast-trending, gold-mineralized trends secondary to the regionally extensive, sub-province bounding Quetico Fault. Collectively these trends now total approximately 30 kilometres of mineralized target domain on the Property and host 10 gold occurrences; it is an extensive exploration target that extends to all parts of the Property, has seen only intermittent historic exploration and represents an excellent opportunity to be comprehensively explored. A number of the occurrences have returned high-grade assays from grab-samples and limited drilling (refer to map). Elsewhere historic pits and shafts have been excavated to conduct exploration at the Roy, Pettigrew and Road occurrences – all of which contain gold mineralization that merits further exploration. Previous work also identified new occurrences of strong anomalous gold mineralization from grab samples.
About Nuinsco Resources Limited
Nuinsco Resources has over 50 years of exploration success and is a growth oriented, multi-commodity mineral exploration and development company focused on prospective opportunities in Canada and internationally. Currently the Company has two properties in Ontario – the high-grade Sunbeam gold prospect near Atikokan and the large, multi-commodity (rare-earths, niobium, tantalum, phosphorus) Prairie Lake project near Terrace Bay. In addition, Nuinsco has recently completed an agreement for gold exploitation at the El Sid project in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Laura Giroux, M.Sc., P. Geo. is a qualified person as defined by NI 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical contents of this press release regarding the Sunbeam Project.
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