Mineral Exploration

Winter 2016

Mineral Exploration is the official publication of the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.

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Winter 20 1 6 55 PHOTO GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Precious metals Near the past-producing Midway mine, KG Exploration Inc. (Kinross Gold Corporation) began a multi-year exploration program on 27,346 hectares optioned from Grizzly Discoveries Inc. Its Kettle River operations (Washington State) have a mill capacity of 1,800 tonnes per day. Golden Dawn Minerals Inc. drilled on its Greenwood (May Mac) properties, and acquired the Lexington 200- to 400-tonne-per-day mill and gravity-flotation processing facility from Huakan International Mining Inc. In the East Kootenays, Classic Financial Corp. drilled at its Boulder Gold property, and PJX Resources Inc. explored at the Dewdney Trail. Polymetallic base and precious metals Sedimentary exhalative (SEDEX) mineralization in Mesoproterozoic rocks continued to be a target in the East Kootenays. PJX continued drilling at the Vine project, and expanded its geological and geophysical modelling to define additional targets. It also conducted exploration work at the Zinger and DD properties, and Teck Resources Limited worked on its land holdings near the Irishman/Panda showing. Santa Fe Metals Corp. continued geophysical work, with plans for additional drilling later this year on the Sully property, and Sonoro Metals Corp. drilled at its Monroe project. In the West Kootenays, Taranis Resources Inc. continued exploring the Thor property. The company extended gold and stratiform base metal mineralization, and acquired a portable test mill for use on site. MX Gold Corp. continued work on its Willa project with plans for drilling and bulk sampling. Having acquired the SOUTHEAST REGION (KOOTENAY-BOUNDARY) Drilling and coal quality sampling at CanAus Coal Ltd.'s Michel Creek project.

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