Weebigee Project Results Released by Goldeye
TORONTO – Mining – Goldeye Explorations Limited is reporting preliminary results of thirty-one channel samples and four grab samples taken along the NW Arm of Sandy Lake. Lower water levels and ice buildup up along shorelines in mid-November allowed Goldeye personnel to cut channels on previously difficult to access or newly exposed reef areas. The Richmond British Columbia based Canadian mining company is working with the Sandy Lake First Nation on its 100% owned Weebigee project.
The Weebigee Project, 100%-owned by Goldeye, is located near Sandy Lake, 227 kilometres north of Red Lake in Northwestern Ontario, and comprises 363 claim units totaling approximately 6,000 hectares. The project covers many of the most highly prospective gold and base metal showings in the Sandy Lake Greenstone Belt.
The Weebigee Project is located in the traditional territory of Sandy Lake First Nation, with whom Goldeye has built a strong relationship and recently signed an Exploration Agreement. The project is close to existing infrastructure in Sandy Lake (pop. 3000) including all-season gravel roads that extend to within 1 km of the Bernadette, Knoll RvG4, and Wavano areas and the Sandy Lake Airport, which has a 3,500 ft. runway and daily scheduled flights to Winnipeg, Red Lake and Sioux Lookout.
Individual saw-cut channel sample results include:
|53.8 g/t Au over 0.35 metres||KNOLL Area|
|38.9 g/t Au over 0.22 metres||KNOLL Area|
|41.1 g/t Au over 0.42 metres||NEW Area|
|25.2 g/t Au over 0.37 metres||NEW Area|
|24.9 g/t Au grab sample||NEW Area|
|16.9 g/t Au over 0.37 metres||NEW Area|
|18.3 g/t Au over 0.38 metres||BERNADETTE Area|
New Zone (RvG4 Zone)
Reconnaissance sampling of veins and silicification along the shoreline 500 metres northwest of Knoll-Bernadette located a significant new gold occurrence with similarities to the Knoll zone. Two channel lines cut across silicified/quartz-veined sections of the shear zone returned10.85 g/t over 1.58 metres and 21.64 g/t over 0.86 metres.
To view ‘Figure 1: New gold occurrence (RvG4)’, please visit the following link:http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/goldfig11202.pdf
Eight additional channel samples were cut to follow-up on results from Goldeye’s summer program (see Press Release dated September 5, 2013). Visible gold was observed in one channel cut and assayed 38.9 g/t. This added to the gold grade and width of the previous composite, which now grades 28.31 g/t over 1.07 metres. Three samples were cut across the same zone a few metres to the southeast. One sample graded 53.8 g/t and combined with channel results from the summer program gives a composite assay of 12.35 g/t over 1.86 metres.
To view ‘Figure 2: Highlights of channel sampling at Knoll Zone’, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/goldfig21202.pdf
Quartz veinlets within bleached and pyritic blue quartz eye tuff are located on the tip of a point 15 metres east of the main Bernadette Vein. The exposures are broken and for the most part vertical and could not be continuously sampled. Nine channel samples were taken, with results ranging from 19 ppb to 18.3 g/t. Two grab samples returned 0.24 g/t and 4.33 g/t.
Generally samples should be within 95% of true width of each structure sampled. Detailed mapping indicates mineralized structures are steeply dipping. A total of 35 samples (31 channel samples and 4 grab samples) were collected along the NW Arm of Sandy Lake with gold values ranging from 0.015 g/t to 53.8 g/t.
The channel sampling of available outcrop exposures along the NW Arm shoreline indicates a strong correlation between strong to intense zones of silicification and high grade gold values. This will be important going forward in terms of focusing drilling on high grade gold targets that also have potential to build tonnage within silicified zones proximal to high grade quartz tourmaline veins. Goldeye is planning a 2500 metre drill program that will commence in late January/early February.
Blaine Webster stated, “These latest results show how high the discovery potential is in this largely unexplored area. Due to thick clay cover we have only been able to sample a few metres along shorelines where wave action has exposed the bedrock. It will take systematic drilling of each showing area to move this project to the next level. Knoll, Bernadette, Wavano, Tully, Tully West and the new RvG4 area are all highly prospective targets that deserve more work. Additionally, IP anomalies associated with high resistivities in the NW Arm fold axis and nose and on the NE contact of the magnetic high (ultramafic source) are extremely interesting and will be investigated further as the project expands. Goldeye is exploring for high grade, high quality gold deposits, and the sampling grades at Weebigee so far are encouraging. This is an exciting project that benefits from the fact that it is located close to established infrastructure in nearby Sandy Lake. Goldeye has recently signed an Exploration Agreement with Sandy Lake First Nation (see Press Release dated Nov 18, 2013) and we look forward to working as partners with SLFN to advance the project.”
Project Logistics and QA/QC
All analyses reported in this release are from assay certificates that passed Activation Laboratories QA/QC procedures. Approximately 10% of the samples submitted in 2013 to Activation Laboratories will be sent to a third lab for additional check assaying QA/QC. All channel sampling was supervised in the field by David R. Jamieson, P.Geo. Samples were securely stored and delivered to Wasaya Airways aircraft at Sandy Lake Airport. The samples were picked up in Red Lake by courier and delivered to Activation’s Thunder Bay facility. Samples were fire assayed for gold. Any analysis greater than 3000 ppb was reassayed using a gravimetric finish. Activation Laboratories in a fully accredited laboratory and conforms to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 (ISO 9001) and CAN-P-1579 by the Standards Council of Canada. Assays reported in ppb were converted to g/t (grams gold per tonne of rock). Screen metallic assaying was used where visible gold was observed in the field.