Commodity: Zinc, Silver, Gold
Claim block number (units): 10287 (7)
NTS Location: 21 G/08
Contact Information: 506-546-5718
The WEST BROOK SKARN (URN 324)
NEREPIS – WEST LAKE SKARN (URN 1407)
DEEP LAKE (URN 327)
A siliceous greisen zone containing sporadic blebs of moly extends along the contact of the Mount Douglas Granite from West Lake southeast to Deep Lake. A 30 cm to 40 cm (12 in to 16 in.) wide siliceous vein in an east-west-trending shear zone in hornfels at the southeast end of this zone contains semi-massive to massive cobaltite and arsenopyrite with specks of wolframite, molybdenum, and cassiterite. Mineralization is in patches of tourmaline, topaz, fluorite, and epidote. Just east of the main vein, fine veinlets and stringers of quartz in Silurian hornfels contain blebs and specks of molybdenum, cobaltite(?), pyrite, and pyrrhotite. Greisen occupies an area 760 m by 120 m (2493 ft by 394 ft); veins trend 070 to 095 at right angles to the granite contact. For the most part, the veins dip steeply and average 1 m (3.3 ft) in width.
A cobalt bearing siliceous vein, 10 in to 20 in wide was sampled “over 14 inches” and found to grade 0.61% to 0.64 % Co. Grab samples containing semi-massive to massive sulfide graded up to 0.99% Co (Mineral Report of Work 472786).
Targets: Major fault zones, magnetic anomalies , and weak Au-Ag mineralization reported in several drillholes were never followed up with further drilling. Proposed exploration would involve follow-up diamond drilling to test the potential extent and grade of the Ag-Au zones found by earlier drilling. Also, the extent of the ten foot wide zinc-silver zone intersected in hole JD-2 has never been extensively tested.
Summaries & assays are sourced from the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development (NBDNRED) government website and Mineral Reports of Work.