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Tres-Or drills Guigues kimberlite in Quebec



The Guigues kimberlite pipe in northern Quebec, 10 km from Notre-Dame-du-Nord, was discovered by De Beers in 1983. But despite its long history, it has never seen modern microdiamond testing.

Tres-Or Resources (TSXV: TRS) is hoping to change that this year with a five-hole drill program. The junior, which acquired the pipe in 2003, says advances in knowledge about diamond indicator mineral chemistry have made it clear that Guigues is a compelling prospect.

Tres-Or president and CEO Laura Lee Duffett says exploration at the project is already advanced. “We’re not looking for kimberlite, we’re not looking for chemistry – we already know what we have. These are now the more advanced tests to quantify and evaluate what we have at Gig.”

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