Kenville Gold Mine
Kenville Deposit Type
Various studies, surveys and drilling explorations have been carried out on the Kenville property, revealing a wide variety of viable mineral resources. This includes:
- Geochemical soil surveys have re recognition of strong, well-defined copper + silver + molybdenum anomalies, covering a distance of at least 700 metres.
- A technical report filed on SEDAR in March 2009 stated that in excess of 16.5 million tonnes of valuable surface sand and gravel has been identified on a portion of the Kenville Gold Mine Crown Grant property.
- Data indicates possible alteration zones associated with porphyry style copper (Cu), molybdenum (Mo), gold (Au) and silver (Ag) mineralization.
- Visible gold was seen in two drill holes named the Eagle vein intercepts by Teck Corp, with the highest value of 82.15 grams per tonne gold (2.4 oz/Ton Au) and 34.1 grams per tonne silver (1 oz/Ton Ag) returned in TK95-05 across 0.26 metres or 0.85 feet. The Eagle vein is expected to continue beyond its known 150 metres strike length and is open to depth.
- The south west quadrant of the Kenville property contains a type of mineralization typical of an alkalic copper-gold porphyry deposit type, in which concentrations of pyrite, chalcopyrite, bornite and magnetite occur within large bodies of porphyritic diorites.
- Early prospector sluicing lead to quartz veins hosted with varied degrees of gold, silver, pyrite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite and galena.