Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD: Wesdome expands Eagle River 300 East at depth

ONTARIO – Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto has new drill results that expand the 300 East zone at depth at its Eagle River gold mine near Wawa. In the north lens that includes 8.60 g/t Au over 32.40 metres, 14.82 g/t over 11.50 metres, 48.75 g/t over 2.00 metres, and 13.65 g/t over 2.76 metres (all true widths).

The 300 zone is located the western part of the mine, about 300 metres north an parallel to the main producing structure, No.8 zone. The 300 East zone is shaping up to have at least two subzones – Main and North – says the company. They are partially delineated, but appear to thicken down plunge and are open at depth. The deepest

Eagle River 300 zone longitudinal view looking north.

Eagle River 300 zone longitudinal view looking north.

holes have intersected broad widths of strongly sheared and altered diorite with multiple sets of quartz veins locally demonstrating asymmetric folding.

Step out drilling continues down plunge on 50-metre sections. Additional sections are available at