BRITISH COLUMBIA – GRANDE PORTAGE RESOURCES of Vancouver reports that drilling at its Merry Widow pit has returned a high value of 95.2 g/t Au over 1.01 metres. The Merry Widow property, located on the northern tip of Vancouver Island, has a 100-year history of activity, including production from 1957 to 1973.
The company said its diamond drill holes intersected skarn mineralization containing visible pyrrhotite, pyrite and chalcopyrite. Other significant assays included 5.29 metres of 15.49 g/t Au and 18.20 metres of 4.98 g/t Au. Copper, cobalt and silver values were also found.
Grande Portage has posted complete assays and the Merry Widow technical report on its website, www.GrandePortage.com. Results of the recent airborne magnetometer and EM surveys as well as a list of new drill targets will be available soon.