Canadian Mining Journal


Gold Standard Ventures makes new oxide discovery

Geologists at Gold Standard Ventures (TSX: GSV) believe they are in the midst of what could turn out to be another major discovery in the Carlin Trend.

The company has released two high grade intercepts north of the resource it has defined at its Dark Star North oxide deposit, which it says demonstrate grade and thickness that are an order of magnitude better than anything it has drilled so far at Dark Star.

The first drill hole, 510 metres north of the Dark Star deposit, intersected a vertically extensive gold zone including an upper oxidized intercept of 149.4 metres of 1.38 g/t Au, while the second hole, 60 metres to the east and 10 metres to the north of the first hole, returned 157 metres of 1.51 g/t Au.

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