The Harrison Gold Property (the “Property”) is an advanced stage gold exploration project focused on a seven kilometer long ridge called Bear Mountain located on the southeast side of Harrison Lake, 130 kilometers east of Vancouver. BMGM has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Property from TSX.V listed Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd. (“Omineca”).
Harrison Gold Project Highlights
- Historic gold resources of 220,300 ounces contained in 2,458,674 tons was reported by Norman (1989) for two of the known intrusions (referred to as the Jenner and Portal Zones) with an average grade of 2.79 g/t gold, at a 2 g/t cutoff grade.
- The RN Mine was intermittently mined from 1972 until 1982. Historic smelter reports indicate that a total of 642.82 tonnes (708.58 tons) of ore was shipped from the RN Zone. This material contained 30,443 grams of gold (978.89 ounces), and 616 kilograms of copper. The average recovered grade is 47.4 grams of gold per tonne (1.38 ounces of gold per ton) (Allen, 1983)
- Ministry of Mines Permits approved for surface drilling and lateral development work at the former RN Mine.
- Gold mineralization consists of free milling 0.2 to 2.0 mm size gold grains within quartz veins ranging from less than a cm to several tens of cm in width.
- Significant historic mineralized intercepts reported for the Jenner Zone included: DDH 85-36 with 102 meters averaging 3.54 g/t gold; DDH 86-48 which averaged 5.28 g/t over 24 meters; and DDH 84-28 which averaged 4.12 g/t gold over 63.2 meters.
- For the Portal Zone, located 150 m east of the RN Mine, historic results included DDH 86-43, that averaged 9.78 g/t over 7 meters, and DDH 88-76 that averaged 21.4 g/t over 7 meters.
The Company advises that the above drill intersections, grades and estimates above is of a historic nature. Historic drill intersections, grades and resource estimates reported have not been verified. A qualified person has not done sufficient work to verify the historical estimates nor classify the historic estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves, and the Company is not treating the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves. Resampling of underground workings, and confirmation drilling by a Qualified Person will be required to designate a resource under National Instrument 43-101 requirements.
The Property is located off paved roads at low elevations, with power, water and services locally available.
Immediate Diamond Drilling and Underground Exploration Program
An initial 1,500 meter drilling program to twin several of the historic drill holes at the Jenner and Portal Zones including the mineralization identified within the RN mine workings (proposed drill site DS-1); the intercept reported in DDH JNUG-121 (proposed drill site DS-2 – referred to as the Jenner Deeps Zone); the mineralization intersected by DDH PT 86-43, (proposed drill site DS-3), and the intercept reported in DDH PT 88-76 (proposed drill site DS-4 (referred to as the Easter Egg Zone).
Rehabilitate and extend the historic RN Mine workings, where historic smelter reports indicate that a total of 642.82 tonnes (708.58 tons) of ore was shipped from with an average reported grade of 47.4 g/t gold. Complete sufficient underground bulk sampling and offsite processing to confirm that waste rock from the known mineralized zones is not acid generating.
Follow up drilling from both surface and underground locations is planned to extend the known mineralized zones.
Recent metallurgical work by BMGM to confirm historic gold recovery included five samples consisting of approximately 10 kg each of vein material collected from the RN adit, which were submitted to Metsolve Metallurgical Lab, Langley, BC, Canada. A composite sample of 25.5 kg was made with a calculated head grade of 43.2 g/t Au and an assayed head grade of 46.5 g/t Au. The RN composite responded well to gravity concentration with a recovery of 90.7% with a final concentrate grade of 1,088 g/t Au from a calculated head grade of 43.2 g/t Au. (BMGM, 2020).