(TSXV: ITR) has tabled assays from nine of 13 initial drill holes at its DeLamar deposit, part of its larger 21.4 sq. km DeLamar gold project, 80 km south of Boise, Idaho. The results mark the first major exploration at DeLamar in the last 25 years.
The DeLamar project consists of two deposits: DeLamar and Florida Mountain. The nine holes correspond to the first 2,900 metres of the company’s planned 20,000-metre, $10 million exploration campaign for 2018.
According to Integra president and CEO George Salamis, the plan right now is to drill roughly 10,000 metres into each of the company’s two deposits.
“We had to start at DeLamar first because they’re at two different altitudes,” Salamis explains in a telephone interview with The Northern Miner
. “DeLamar sits at about 5,000 feet of elevation and Florida Mountain at 7,500 feet. Until recently there was snow at the top of Florida Mountain. It’s all gone now but we had to wait until that melted.”
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