Canadian Mining Journal


Marathon Gold Corporation


  • News

    GOLD: Step out drilling lengthens Marathon deposit at Valentine

    February 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto has extended the strike length of the Marathon deposit in the Valentine gold camp 55 km south of Buchans. So far a mineralized corridor with a strike length of more than 30 metres, a width of…

  • Feature

    In the East: Mineral industry takes long-term approach

    January 1, 2015 by Phil Saunders*

    The minerals industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is confronting the challenging conditions in the broader commodities market with innovative deals and productivity upgrades in both the mining and exploration sectors. Recent developments in…

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    GOLD: Marathon reports high recoveries from Leprechaun tests

    December 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto calls metallurgical tests of ore from its Leprechaun gold deposit in the central part of the province “very positive.” The results of several bench scales tests indicated that direct…

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    GOLD: Marathon zone expands at Valentine camp

    November 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – The Marathon zone, 7.0 km northeast along strike from the Leprechaun gold deposit and 5.0 km southwest along strike from the Victory gold deposit is returning very positive results, said owner Marathon Gold Corp. of…

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    GOLD: Marathon drills 1.71 g/t over 44 metres in new zone at Valentine Lake

    October 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Marathon Gold Corp. reports that the first three holes drilled in the newly discovered Marathon zone at the Valentine Lake property 55 km south of Buchans returned long and strong intersections.

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    GOLD: Opportunities across the nation

    September 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The gold bugs have been busily drilling their prospects at multiple locations across Canada. Near surface, high grades and long intersections are all being reported. Here is quick look at some of the results announced in the last week or so.

  • Feature

    Newfoundland and Labrador minerals sector reports widespread activity

    August 1, 2014 by Phil Saunders*

    This year, Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates 150 years of modern mining, going back to the opening of the Tilt Cove copper mine in the historic, and still productive, Baie Verte mining district.

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    GOLD: Sprite area at Valentine Lake returns 2.53 g/t over 16.5 metres for Marathon

    March 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto continues to drill at its Valentine Lake gold project 55 km south of Buchans, this time in the Sprite area. The company is currently testing step-out holes along half of a 1-km by 250-metre…

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    GOLD: Marathon drills multiple intervals at Victory deposit

    January 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. has drilled near surface gold intercepts in the first holes of the current campaign at its Valentine Lake project 55 km south of Buchans. Winter drilling is focused on expanding the open pit resource of…

  • Feature

    An Emerging Gold District on Canada’s East Coast

    January 1, 2014 by Phillip Saunders and Sean O'Brien, Mines Branch

    Although iron ore and nickel continue to dominate news from the mining sector in Labrador, exploration and development for gold is gaining momentum on the Island of Newfoundland. Much of the recent and current production of the precious metal…

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    AWARD: Marathon Gold named Newfoundland Explorer of Year

    November 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto has received the 2013 Explorer of the Year Award from the Newfoundland Branch of the CIM. The award is made in recognition of significant advancement in gold resource development and…

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    GOLD: Marathon updates Leprechaun resources

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto has updated the mineral resource estimate at its Leprechaun gold deposit at the Valentine Lake project and found a 14% increased in contained gold in the measured and indicated categories. The…