In a February 14, 2018 press release, Callinex Mines Inc. reported assay results from recent drilling at their Nash Creek property in northern New Brunswick. Drilling was conducted to expand the deposit laterally and along strike in the northern part of the deposit. Drill hole NC17-263 intersected 11.8 m grading 3.9% Zn Eq. that expanded the resource to the east. Drill hole NC17-278 intersected three near-surface zones including 10.0 m of 3.6% Zn Eq. and 9.0 m grading 3.3% Zn Eq. The northernmost hole (NC17-280) intersected 4.1 m grading 4.6% Zn Eq. The company is working toward updating the NI 43-101 Mineral Resource estimate in Q1 2018.
In a February 20, 2018 press release, Galway Metals Inc. released the latest drilling results from their newly discovered George Murphy Zone at their Clarence Stream property in southwestern New Brunswick. Highlights of the drilling include: 0.7 g/t Au over 48.8 m, which includes 5.6 g/t Au over 1.0 m, 4.2 g/t Au over 0.8 m, and 3.2 g/t Au over 1.3 m (GWM18CL-15); and 2.1 g/t Au over 7.6 m, including 6.3 g/t Au over 1.0 (GWM17CL-02). The drilling was conducted near a 700 m long soil anomaly where gold-bearing boulders were discovered. The drill holes intersected multiple zones of quartz stockworks and veins containing 1-5% fine pyrite and pyrrhotite in sericite altered metasedimentary host rocks.