Canadian Mining Journal


Pilot rediscovers Carlin-style gold trend in Utah

VANCOUVER — It’s not every day that a junior exploration company takes a step outside the well-trodden Carlin and Cortez districts of Nevada to look for Carlin style gold deposits, but Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG; US-OTC: PLGTF) is proving to be the exception with its Goldstrike project, 56 km northwest of St. George, UT.

Since acquiring the ground from Cadillac Gold in 2014, Pilot has been eager to chase the sediment hosted gold mineralization, where it dips gently under cover beyond old open pits that between 1988 and 1994 produced 209,000 oz of gold from ore grading 1.2 g/t Au.

The first results from Pilot’s maiden drill program were right on target, and extended the gold footprint across a 1,200 metre strike at surface, with intercepts of 39.6 metres grading 1.01 g/t Au, 41.1 metres of 0.84 g/t and 22.9 metres of 1.68 g/t.

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