Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (OTCQB: BBBXF) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce it has commenced exploration work at its wholly owned Atlin Goldfields Project near the town of Atlin in Northwest British Columbia and within the traditional territory of the Taku River Tlingit First Nations.
Since 2016, Brixton has consolidated approximately 1,000 square kilometres of mineral claims covering most of the Atlin gold camp which has seen placer gold production for the past 120 years. Brixton’s goal is to discover the bedrock sources for the gold mineralization using modern systematic exploration techniques.
Scope of Phase One Work for 2019
- Completed 1,965 line-kilometres of helicopter-borne magnetic geophysical survey
- Construction has begun on a new, 35-person exploration camp located at the Yellowjacket mine
- Property scale geological mapping will focus on structural controls of gold mineralization
- The collection of approximately 5000 soil, 100 stream sediment, and several hundred prospecting samples is planned
- Approximately 3000 metres of core drilling across 4 targets: LD, Pictou, Imperial and Yellowjacket will be drilled
- Select historical core holes from the Yellowjacket zone will be re-logged and lithogeochemical samples shall be collected
First-pass stream sediment sampling conducted by Brixton Metals has identified several watershed drainages anomalous in gold and other orogenic and intrusion-related pathfinder elements. The 2019 program will increase stream sediment density in these areas, and geological mapping and soil sampling grids will be conducted where warranted.
The airborne magnetic geophysics program will be utilized to map lithological contacts and major structures in the Pine Creek area. Preliminary work by Brixton Metals has identified geological structures possibly related to known bedrock gold occurrences in the Pine Creek watershed including Yellowjacket, Imperial, and Pictou zones.
Diamond drilling is expected to commence in late June and will focus on LD, Pictou and the Yellowjacket-Imperial expansion zones. At LD and Pictou, a series a short drillholes will be utilized to test for vein continuity below historic trenches and to partially test gold-in-soil anomalies generated by Brixton in 2018.
The Yellowjacket expansion drilling is designed to test geophysical structures between the Yellowjacket and Imperial deposits that do not have surface exposure. This total area is over 5 square-km. This preliminary drilling will be a ‘proof of concept’ program aimed at discovery outside of the historic gold deposits.
Source: Company Press Release