Canadian Mining Journal


HighGold plans to ‘make hay while the sun shines’ at Johnson Tract in Alaska

HighGold Mining (TSXV: HIGH; US-OTC: HGGOF) has released the latest results from its 2020 drill program at its flagship Johnson Tract (JT) poly-metallic project in Alaska, about 200 km southwest of Anchorage.

Assays for four drill holes, including additional step-outs from the main JT deposit, were reported. Highlights included drill hole JT20-106, which intersected 22.8 metres grading 3.2 grams gold per tonne, 4 grams silver per tonne, 0.4% copper, 6% zinc, and 1.4% lead (8.2 grams gold equivalent per tonne) starting from 249.4 metres, including 17.4 metres grading 3.9 grams gold, 5 grams silver, 0.6% copper, 7.6% zinc, and 1.8% lead (10.3 grams gold equivalent) from 249.4 metres.

Hole JT20-106 was drilled as a 20-metre step-out from a previously reported drill hole, JT20-096, which returned 20.1 metres grading 11.5 grams gold, 3.6 grams silver, 0.5% copper, 3.1% zinc, and 0.01% lead (14.1 grams gold equivalent) from 240.9 metres.

Other highlights included drill hole JT20-100, another 20-metre step-out from hole JT20-096, and cut 17.3 metres grading 0.2 gram gold, 1 gram silver, 0.1% copper, 6.1% zinc, and 0.02% lead (4.1 grams gold equivalent) from 199.2 metres.

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