Banks Island Gold Ltd. Intersects 29m of Mineralization 130m Below Current Resource at Tel Zone
April 24, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) — Banks Island Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BOZ) (the “Company”) announces that it has received assay results from the Yellow Giant Gold Project located near Prince Rupert, BC. Reported results include diamond drilling completed at the Tel Zone.
Drilling at the Tel Zone is focused on testing the down dip continuity of the currently modeled resource and following up on encouraging intercepts from 2011 and 2012 drilling.
Drillhole BIG-14-59 intersected a sequence of stacked mineralized quartz veins 130 m below the current resource at the Tel Zone. The mineralization consists of up to 20% coarse-grained pyrite aggregates and trace sphalerite-chalcopyrite within quartz veins. Intersections are displayed in Table 1 and Figure 1.
Table 1. Significant Mineralized Intersections in Drillhole BIG-14-59.
|Hole||From (m)||To (m)||Core Interval (m)||Estimated True Width (m)||Au (gpt)||Ag (gpt)|
To view ‘Figure 1. Cross Section Through BIG-14-59’, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/bankfig10423.pdf
Drillhole BIG-14-59 is the deepest completed at the Tel Zone to date and the Company is encouraged by the width of mineralization encountered. Further drilling is planned in this area to determine the extent of mineralization at the Tel Zone to depth.
Dr. Dirk Meckert, P.Geo, Chief Geologist, is the qualified person who reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.
Analytical work was carried out by AGAT Laboratories Ltd. in Mississauga, Ontario. Quality assurance and quality control programs include the use of analytical blanks, standards, and duplicates in addition to the lab’s own internal quality assurance program. Samples are fire assayed with an ICP-EOS finish to determine gold values. Samples containing greater than 10 gpt gold are fire assayed with a gravimetric finish.
The Company is a mining company focused on gold production, exploration, and development of economically viable mineral resources. The Company’s mineral property is located in British Columbia. For more information, please refer to the Company’s website atwww.banksislandgold.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Benjamin W. Mossman, P.Eng, President, Director, & Chief Executive Officer
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