Canadian Mining Journal


CHROMIUM-PGM-NICKEL: Azimut begins new drill program at Chromaska

Chromite-rich dyke at the Chromaska property with a chisel for scale. (Image: Azimut Exploration)

QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., has begun a 1,000-metre drill program at its 100% owned Chromaska chrome-platinum group-nickel property 45 km from Nemaska.

Chromaska, formerly called Eastmain West, is geologically and geophysically similar to the Black Thor Intrusive Complex that hosts the Black Thor chromite deposit in Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire, according to Azimut.

Chromaska is a four-kilometre-long ultramafic intrusion with disseminated to massive chromite mineralization associated with a well-defined prospective horizon. The best channel results to date were 17.2% chromite over 7.54 metres, including 33.2% chromite over 3.55 metres. Chromite mineralization coincides with a prominent magnetic and electromagnetic marker horizon.

A ground gravity survey covering the central part of the mineralized trend identified an anomaly up to 200 metres wide, 1.2 km long and open along strike.

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