Canadian Mining Journal


Marathon Gold Corporation


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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…

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    GOLD: Exploration continues despite soft price

    May 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CANADA – Despite downward pressure on the price of gold, it remains one of the most popular exploration targets in this country. At the end of business on May 14 the price was US$1,433.75, down from almost US$1,700 at the start of the…

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    GOLD: Excellent results from three exploration projects

    March 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The global rate of new gold discoveries and their grades is declining sharply over the last four years, according to research done by IntierraRMG of London, UK, as illustrated in the accompanying graph. Over the 10-year period that was studied,…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: M&I grows 61% at Leprechaun deposit

    October 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto has a new open pit and underground 43-101 resource estimate for its Leprechaun deposit at the Valentine Lake project 55 km south of Buchans. At 9.54 million tonnes, the measured and indicated…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Marathon Gold cuts high grades, good intervals at Leprechaun deposit

    July 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Step-out drilling at the Leprechaun gold deposit near Buchans has intersected new high grade mineralization up to 150 metres down-dip from the previously defined Main zone boundary. The Leprechaun deposit is part of the…

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    ACQUISITION: Marathon looks to Mountain Lake

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Marathon Gold Corp. has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Mountain Lake Resources. The transaction will consolidate Marathon’s and Mountain Lake’s 50% interests in the Valentine Lake gold…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Open pit potential expanding at Valentine Lake

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold of Toronto says the open pit resource potential of the Leprechaun gold deposit continues to expand. The Leprechaun deposit is part of the Valentine Lake property 60 km south of Buchans. The project is a 50:50 joint…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Marathon Gold, Mountain Lake form JV for Valentine Lake

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold of Toronto and Mountain Lake Resources of Vancouver have formed a 50:50 joint venture to advance the Valentine Lake gold project in the central part of the province. The partners plan to spend $6 million on a…