Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD-COPPER: Troilus finds new zone open at depth in footwall of J zone

The Troilus gold property with 2019 drill targets. (Image: Troilus Gold Corp.)

QUEBEC – Troilus Gold Corp. of Toronto reports finding a new mineralized zone in the southeast part of the J zone at the past producing Troilus gold-copper mine in the Abitibi region, 175 km from Chibougamau. The gold-rich area is about 30 metres from surface and open at depth.

Highlights of the new zone include:

  • Hole TLG-J419-091: 1.29 g/t gold and 0.09% copper over 22 metres (1.43 g/t gold equivalent) and 2.35 g/t gold and 0.14% copper over 8 metres (2.57 g/t gold equivalent); and
  • Hole TLG-J419-092: 0.950 g/t gold and 0.10% copper over 19 metres (1.11 g/t gold equivalent), 2.93 g/t gold and 0.05% copper over 8 metres (3.00 g/t gold equivalent), and 1.96 g/t gold and 0.08% copper over 9 metres (2.09 g/t gold equivalent).

Troilus has a 40,000-metre drill program planned for 2019. Targets at the Z87 South, J, Z87 and J4 North zones will be of prime interest.

More details from the first three holes of the current dill program and the most recent resource estimate are available in the March 26, 2019, news release at