Liberty Gold Corp. [LGD-TSX; LGDTF-OTC] reported drill results from five worthy diameter core holes at its 100%-owned Carlin-kind Murky Pine oxide gold property in southern Idaho. An additional five holes are pending.
Highlights comprise 3.32 /t gold over 47.4 metres, in conjunction with 12.5 g/t gold over 5.8 metres in gap LBP214C; 3.62 g/t gold over 8.1 metres and 1.27 g/t gold over 54.2 metres, in conjunction with 2.51 g/t gold over 17.0 metres in LBP222C; and 1.12 g/t gold over 13.4 metres and 3.16 g/t gold over 32.0 metres in LBP207C.
The core holes will reinforce Section 3 metallurgical column checking out over a bigger reveal, in conjunction with the CD and E historical pits, and could perchance embody extra attainable ore forms than Section 2 checking out. They’re going to also present a precious comparability with reverse circulation (RC) drill holes in the same areas and present field cloth for explicit gravity checking out. Incorporated on this free up are holes from the D-1 Southeast Extension and the D-2 and D-3 mineralized zones in the invention focal level reveal.
“We are pleased to peek the notorious leads to these worthy-diameter core holes, in conjunction with lengthy runs of very high grades in oxide gold mineralization than can doubtlessly be recovered the utilization of easy, low-value, birth-pit mining and heap leaching,” commented Cal Everett, President and CEO. “These holes, in conjunction with two from zones of oxide gold mineralization newly known in our 2020 drill program, will attend trail our mission into the helpful resource and vogue phase by offering field cloth for Section 3 metallurgy and different predominant recordsdata to switch forward in 2021. We glance forward to releasing extra drill results, a maiden helpful resource and our plans for 2021 in the arrival months.”
Assays were also obtained from two RC drill holes in the D-3 Zone, in conjunction with LBP211, which returned 0.76 g/t gold over 16.8 metres and zero.68 g/t gold over 10.7 metres.
RC drilling at Murky Pine concluded December 17 with assays pending from 35 holes. The core drilling program, centered primarily on acquiring worthy-diameter core for metallurgical checking out, used to be performed on November 7 with assays pending from five holes. Liberty Gold drilled 46,227 metres in 170 holes in 2020, in conjunction with 43,875 metres of RC and 2,342 metres of core drilling.