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GOLD: Barkerville drills 19.20 g/t over 43.4 metres

BRITISH COLUMBIA – As Barkerville Gold Mines of Toronto continues to drill two wide mineralized stockworks at its Island Mountain property at its Cariboo gold project near the town of Wells, the company is having success of the bonanza type.

Drill hole locations at the Island Mountain property.

At the Island Mountain Shaft zone, drill hole IM-17-072 has cut veining that graded 19.20 g/t gold over 54.40 metres including 32.06 g/t over 30.70 metres. The company says the new intersection has several higher grade intervals including 272.00 g/t over 0.50 metres, 760.00 g/t over 0.85 metres, 64.20 g/t over 0.50 metres, 42.80 g/t over 0.50 metres, 65.40 g/t over 1.50 metres and 15.80 g/t over 1.15 metres.

Situated 180 metres below the above drill hole, IM-17-078 returned 11.42 g/t gold over 28.55 metres including two subintervals of 30.76 g/t over 6.60 metres and 12.10 g/t over 8.15 metres. These intersection occur about 420 metres below surface and are open in all directions.

Detailed drilling results for the phase 2 drill program at Island Mountain are available in the news release of April 17, 2017, posted at

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1 Comment » for GOLD: Barkerville drills 19.20 g/t over 43.4 metres
  1. Pierre Lacombe says:

    This looks like the kind of hype with little substance that is typical of junior outfits… There should be an indication whether these grades are cut (likely not) and if the intercepts are measured as true width or along the veins dip (likely).

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