Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD: Headlines and highlights

Sometimes the number of gold stories reaching my inbox makes me wonder if it is the only game in town. Well, it is certainly the most popular. Here are some headlines and highlights from recent news about gold.

Atlantic Gold Corp.: 3.35 g/t gold over 20 metres, 2.26 g/t over 17 metres, 1.12 g/t over 45 metres from definition drilling at the Fifteen Mile Stream project in Nova Scotia. (

Island Mountain drill section. (Image: Barkerville Gold Mines)

Barkerville Gold Mines:  9.34 g/t gold over 5.40 metres from Island Mountain in the Cariboo mining district of central British Columbia. (

Harte Gold Corp.: Down dip drilling cut 66.78 g/t gold over 3.2 metres, including 167 g/t over 1.05 metres at Sugar Zone property 60 km east of Hemlo, Ont. The newly discovered Middle zone returned 13.32 g/t gold over 3.85 metres.

Marathon Gold:  2.92 g/t gold over 72 metres, 1.88 g/t over 136 metres, and 2.35 g/t over 29 metres from the Marathon deposit at the Valentine Lake Gold Camp 55 km south of Buchans, NL. (

TomaGold Corporation: 15.0 g/t gold, 46.8 g/t silver and 10.4% copper over 2 metres ono its Obalski property 2 km south of Chibougamau, Que. (

Vanstar Mining Resources: 3.19 g/t gold over 11.69 metres in the north sector of the Nelligan property in the Chapais-Chibougamau area of Quebec. The company says these results help confirm an extensive auriferous hydrothermal system. (