Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD-COPPER: AuRico cuts 628 metres of 0.53 g/t Au and 0.41% Cu at Kemess East

BRITISH COLUMBIA – AuRico Metals of Toronto focused this summer on step out and infill drilling at Kemess East 1,000 metres east of the Kemess underground project. The area is also 6.5 km north of the Kemess mill, that is in turn 430 km northwest of Prince George.

Highlights from recent drilling include:

  • KH-16-13 intersected 628 metres of 0.53 g/t Au and 0.41% Cu, Including 270 metres of 0.69 g/t Au and 0.48% Cu.
  • KH-16-12 intersected 549 metres of 0.55 g/t Au and 0.41% Cu, Including 403 metres of 0.68 g/t Au and 0.47% Cu.
  • KH-16-9 intersected 504 metres of 0.52 g/t Au and 0.36% Cu, Including 323 metres of 0.61 g/t Au and 0.37% Cu.
  • KH-16-11 intersected 372 metres of 0.59 g/t Au and 0.40% Cu, Including 283 metres of 0.72 g/t Au and 0.45% Cu.

The Kemess East deposit has a high grade core estimated to contain 19.2 million indicated tonnes at 0.72 g/t Au and 0.47% Cu as well as 31.7 million inferred tonnes grading 0.63 g/t Au and 0.45% Cu.

Additional information about the Kemess East deposit is available at

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