MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Genius Metals Inc. ("Genius") (CSE: GENI) is pleased to report that exploration work has resumed on its Sakami gold project (100% owned by Genius Metals) in the James Bay Territory. The property straddles the contact between the Opinaca and La Grande geological sub-provinces along a 35 km corridor. The Sakami claims are bounded to the south by the Quebec Precious Metals auriferous claims and to the north by the Osisko James Bay SENC gold prospect (325,000 ounces mineral resources).
2019 Prospecting Campaign
Prospecting work to be conducted in October 2019 will focus on the northern Sakami block, where several anomalous zones were identified from the results of geophysical IP and Mag survey conducted last winter by Genius Metals. These zones will be investigated by trenching and collecting channel/grab samples. Areas located northeast of the current geophysical grid will also be prospected by a team of experienced field geologists and a crew of prospectors. The company hopes to discover gold mineralized zones and define new drilling targets.
2019-2020 Drilling Campaign
A drilling campaign is planned for the fall-winter 2019-2020 seasons. The objective is to drill approximately 1,000 meters of core distributed in 7-8 holes targeting the most promising gold sites, some of which will be established from the results of the prospecting campaign.
About the Sakami Gold Property
The Sakami property, located in the James Bay Territory of the Province of Quebec, straddles the contact between the Opinaca and La Grande Archean subprovinces. The gold property consists of 148 claims totaling 76.2 km2. A series of major NE-SW-oriented faults extends 14 km southwest to the Quebec Precious Metals property where significant gold values were recently unearthed by drilling. The Sakami property displays diverse lithologies showing signs of alteration and/or gold mineralization (Au =1 to 5 g/t) principally associated with pyritized, sericitized mylonitic or sheared zones.
The technical contents of this release were approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo; a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
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