SLAM Makes High-Grade Discovery at Bathurst Mining Camp

- September 25th, 2018

Diamond drill hole PZ-18-01 drilled into a zone of massive sulfide mineralization grading 12.61 percent zinc, 12.94 percent lead, 0.21 percent copper and 133 grams per tonne silver over a core length of 1.35 m.

SLAM Exploration (TSXV:SXL) has announced assay results for its new massive sulfide discovery announced August 7, 2018.

According to the release, diamond drill hole PZ-18-01 drilled into a zone of massive sulfide mineralization grading 12.61 percent zinc, 12.94 percent lead, 0.21 percent copper and 133 grams per tonne (g/t) silver over a core length of 1.35 m.  The company estimates that the true width is approximately 1.2 m.  Hole PZ18-01 is one of 2 holes drilled on SLAM’s Portage project in the Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick.

As quoted in the press release:

The new VMS discovery occurs in the Boucher Brook formation at a down-hole depth of 147 m.  Below that, hole PZ18-01 intersected the Portage zone with 3.38 m interval grading 1.38 percent zinc at a depth of 266 m and a 3.19 m interval grading 2.36 percent zinc at a depth of 279 m.  Hole PZ19-02 also drilled through the Portage zone with a 10 m interval grading 0.84 percent zinc at a down-hole depth of 267 m.

Click here to read the full SLAM Exploration (TSXV:SXL) press release.

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