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  • Galway Gold

    Galway, Ireland

    Location

    The 160 km2 Galway Gold property is part of the Dalradian Supergroup metasediments located in the mining friendly jurisdiction of the Republic of Ireland, situated 45 km north-west of the city of Galway and 4 hours driving time from Dublin. The Galway Gold property has been targeted for orogenic and low-sulphidation mineralization based on a number of key features.

    Key Features

  • Located within the Caledonian (Lower Paleozoic) orogenic zone
  • Favorable lithologies for metal precipitation (chemical traps) within the Dalradian Supergroup metasediments, e.g., graphitic schist, marble
  • Fertile source rocks for gold, i.e., arc volcanics
  • Numerous large-scale fault zones, shears, and cross-cutting faults
  • Evidence for post-collision rifting and volcanism in the Silurian/Devonian in Ireland and neighbouring terranes
  • Known gold occurrences related to shear zones as well as late cross-cutting fault structures, some of which are suggestive of near-surface boiling
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    Regional Geology

    Two types of potential gold targets lie within the Galway area. Oregenic lode-gold (a subtype of the mesothermal lode-gold class), and epithermal gold. Orogenic lode-gold targets are characterized by cross-cutting quartz-carbonate ± sulphide veins, typically in shear zones, that formed by regional scale fluid flow due to orogenesis and the accompanying metamorphic dewatering (Goldfarb et al., 2001). Epithermal deposits are near-surface Au-Ag deposits almost exclusively associated with volcanic centers relating to arc volcanism.

    Location of Bohaun and other gold occurrences in relation to the regional geology of South Mayo and Connemara.*

    CG = Corvock Granite, CP = Croagh Patrick, CR = Cregganbaun, MVF = Maam Valley Fault, OG = Outhgerad Granite, SRT = Salrock thrust
    *PL 2646 & 3101 have been surrendered.

    May 2015 - Fieldwork

    Mineral Occurrences

    Lee

    The Lee occurrence high grade in situ gold values with overlapping soil results with located mineralization (galena, pyrite and minor chalcopyrite).

  • Float samples as high as 195 g/t Au and 240 g/t Ag
  • Similar boulders as high as 195 g/t Au
  • Stream sample values up to 113 ppb Au
  • In Situ Results

  • 1.5 g/t Au to 66 g/t Au
  • 141.4 g/t Au
  • Lee Occurrence High Grade Sample
    Dooros Occurrence Trench Channel Sample
    Dooros

    The Dooros occurence hosts a 3000' anomalous Au zone with copper gold occurrence with strike lengths of up to 120' averaging 1.1% Cu and 5.6 g/t Au.

    Glenlusk
  • 10.1 g/t au in pyrite veinlets
  • 5.06 g/t au massive pyrite with minor quartz
  • 2.37 g/t au heavily min (py) quartz vein (30%) running through quartzite with minor cross-cutting sulphide veinlets and pyrite disseminations; moderate oxidization
  • Clements Mine
  • Massive sulphides: Max values of 0.5% Cu, 22.5% Pb, 5.2% Zn, 1 g/t Au, Ag present in a NNW trending vein
  • 0.19% Cu, 19.95% Pb, 1.15% Zn, 2.2 g/t Au massive galena, pyrite, minor quartz
  • 0.46% Cu, 19.95% Pb, 5.6% Zn, 0.83 g/t Au
  • Kilmeelickin
  • Breccia zone with Pb, Zn and Ba
  • Max values of 18.3% Pb, 9.7% Zn and 0.1 g/t Au
  • Potential extension of Maameen Trend
  • Galway Gold Property Grab Sample
    Maumeen
  • 5.3m @ 0.03% WO3 and max 0.6% Cu
  • Pyrite and minor chalcopyrite, max 0.35% Cu
  • Raigh
  • Fracture hosted pyrite and minor chalcopyrite
  • Teernakill Mine
  • 2.7% Cu with Po, minor sheetlite and Mo
  • Cur
  • Fracture and stratabound pyrite and chalcopyrite
  • Dooghta
  • 4.5 g/t Au present in veins
  • June 2017 - Due Diligence

    Work Plan

  • Detailed compilation of historic data updated into digital formats
  • Systematic approach to locate and assess geochemical pathfinder elements
  • Prospecting, sampling, and mapping of entire property
  • Bulk overburden sampling and heavy mineral concentrate preparation on the Lee, Dooros, and Glenlusk targets
  • Drill target generation
  • Drill program
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