NEW BRUNSWICK – Great Atlantic Resources announced this week it has started phase one of its diamond drilling program on the Glenelg vanadium property, located in the southwest corner of the province.
In a press release, Great Atlantic said the program, partially funded through the New Brunswick Junior Mining Assistance Program, will test areas of vanadium and titanium bearing outcrop and magnetic geophysical anomalies.
“Company and reported historic bedrock grab samples from this region of the property returned significant levels of vanadium and titanium. Highlights include vanadium, titanium and iron mineralization in layered Bocabec Gabbro complex; company and historic bedrock grab samples of 0.33% and 0.42% vanadium oxide and 27.5% titanium oxide; historic bedrock grab samples of 14 g/t gold, 1.28% bismuth and 0.65% cobalt,” the media brief reads.
Glenelg is located approximately 20 km east of the town of St. Stephen and approximately 15 km northwest of Great Atlantic’s Mascarene property, which hosts multiple mineral occurrences with cobalt, copper, nickel, zinc, lead, gold and or silver.
Earlier this year, the Vancouver-based miner tripled Glenelg’s size by additional mineral claim staking to reach 3,500 hectares.
This story originally appeared on www.Mining.com.