Canada Strategic Metals Complete 11 Drillholes Program at the Sakami Gold Project and Hit Mineralized Zone in Every Hole
April 17, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) — Canada Strategic Metals Inc. (“Canada Strategic Metals” or “the Company”) (TSX VENTURE:CJC)(FRANKFURT:YXEN)(OTCBB:CJCFF) and Matamec Explorations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAT)(OTCQX:MHREF) are very pleased to announce that a drilling program began in March at the Sakami gold project is completed.
The program was aimed at increasing the size of the main gold zone (Zone 25) to the west-northwest, as well as its extension at depth. Zone 25 is in the La Pointe sector of the Sakami property. Now that the program is complete, Zone 25 has been tested over a strike length of more than 200 metres and to depth of over 450 metres along its plunge. To date, the zone 25 has been test to a vertical depth of 250 metres. The holes are spaced at 50 metres. A map of the new holes can be found on the Company’s website at: www.csmetals.ca.
Eleven diamond drill holes have been completed during the campaign. All the holes intersected Zone 25, with widths ranging from 7.30 to 22.95 metres. The mineralized intersections consist of a silicified biotite paragneiss containing 1-7% with locally up to 10% pyrite-arsenopyrite.
All the core have been logged and sampled and have been be sent to the laboratory for assaying. The Company will release the assay results as soon as they are received and compiled. A table of all the mineralized intersections from the recent program is shown below, along with previous drill results.
Table of mineralized intersections from the most recent drilling
|PT-14-73||Zone 25||7.30||163.00||170.30||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-74||Zone 25||19.85||231.60||251.45||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-75||Zone 25||13.30||268.70||282.00||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-76||Zone 25||18.90||171.75||190.65||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-77||Zone 25||9.75||173.25||183.00||Silicified paragneiss, Trace to 2% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-78||Zone 25||9.90||205.50||215.40||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite±pyrite|
|PT-14-79||Zone 25||14.40||186.60||201.00||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 7% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-80||Zone 25||8.15||174.60||182.75||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 3% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-80||New Zone||12.00||192.00||204.00||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-81||Zone 25||14.65||219.90||234.55||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 7% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-82||Zone 25||11.70||221.80||233.50||Silicified paragneiss, 1 – 5% arsenopyrite|
|PT-14-83||Mineralized zone||22.95||230.55||253.50||Silicified paragneiss, Trace to 1% arsenopyrite|
* Core length
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Table of drill hole collar coordinates
Table of gold intersections from the december drilling campaign
* Core length; the Company estimates the true width of the mineralized zone at 80 to 95% of the core length.
The 2014 drilling program was managed by Consul-Teck Exploration of Val-d’Or, Quebec, which designed the drilling campaign, supervised the program and logged and sampled the core.
Consul-Teck Exploration implemented QA/QC procedures to ensure best practices in core sampling and analysis. The drill core was logged and then split, with one-half sent for assay and the other retained in the core box as a witness sample. Duplicates, standards and blanks were inserted regularly into the sample stream.
The samples in secure tagged bags were delivered directly to the analytical facility for analysis. In this case, the analytical facility was the Bourlamaque Ltee laboratory in Val-d’Or, Quebec. The samples are weighed and identified prior to sample preparation. All samples are analyzed by fire assay with AA finish on a 30g sample (0.01-10 ppm Au), with a gravimetric finish for assays over 10 ppm Au.
Jean-Sebastien Lavallée (OGQ #773), geologist, shareholder and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical content of this release.
About Matamec Explorations
Matamec Explorations Inc. is a mining exploration company whose focus is developing the Kipawa HREE deposit with TRECan, with the goal of supplying Toyota with HREEs for the production of hybrid and electric cars. The company is exploring 35 km of strike length in the Kipawa Alkalic complex for rare earths-yttrium-zirconium-niobium-tantalum mineralization on its Zeus property. Matamec is also exploring for gold at its Matheson joint-venture property, which is located along strike and in close proximity to the Hoyle Pond mine in Timmins, Ontario. In Quebec, the company is exploring for lithium and tantalum on its Tansim property and for precious and base metals on its Sakami, Valmont and Vulcain properties. For more information, please visit www.matamec.com.
About Canada Strategic Metals
Canada Strategic Metals is an emerging company focused on the exploration and development of a number of projects covering over 20,000 hectares in Quebec. With broad management experience in green technology and junior resource exploration and development, Canada Strategic Metals is well positioned to aggressively advance this promising property portfolio for its shareholders.
For more information on the Company, please visit www.csmetals.ca.
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