Triumph Gold TSXV.TIG commenced a 13,000 metre diamond drill program at its road accessible Freegold Mountain project in the Dawson Range, Yukon. The program will test several new drill targets identified during 2016 field exploration and data review. The 2016 work focused on identifying geological controls on mineralization at the Revenue and Nucleus porphyry deposits on the Freegold Mountain Property. These studies recognized an early stage of porphyry-style mineralization that was not targeted during past exploration. The work defined three new exploration targets, one each at Revenue and Nucleus, and a newly identified porphyry target at the Generation Zone.
- Drilling is now underway at the Generation Zone, a newly recognized porphyry Cu-Au system. The identification of high density stockwork with multiple vein events, high temperature alteration, and associated copper and gold mineralization indicates that the Generation Zone represents a high-temperature core to a porphyry Cu-Au system. Triumph plans 2,000 metres of drilling to test this zone.
- A second drill will be mobilized within a week and begin drilling at the Revenue and adjacent Blue Sky Zones. At Revenue, past exploration focused on the mineralized margin of an approximately 1 km long elliptical diatreme.
- Other areas that will be drill tested include the Nucleus Zone (4,000m) and a soil and geophysical anomaly that extends 2 km along strike between the Nucleus and Revenue deposit areas (2,000 m).
Go to www.triumphgoldcorp.com for full news release dated June 7, 2017