The drilling program is ongoing with one reverse circulation (RC) drill turning and a diamond core drill, which commenced drilling in late May. Almost 28,000 metres of drilling has been completed to date. Drilling is predominantly focused on targeting those areas that could positively impact mining economics by extending proximal, near surface oxide mineralization in the vicinity of the known deposits. Specifically, Kaminak is aiming to delineate additional mineralization along- and across-strike on the Supremo 'T' structures and the Latte West trend. Priority is also being given to the ongoing testing of previously undrilled geochemical anomalies in the Supremo-Latte-Double Double area. The 2013 Phase 1 exploration program remains on schedule and budget to complete 35,000 metres of drilling for $11M.
Supremo-Latte Connector Zone
The Supremo-Latte Connector Zone is interpreted to be a highly prospective area for increased deformation, fluid flow and mineralization due to the intersection of the north-south Supremo T2, 3 and 4 trends with the east-west Latte trend. Reverse circulation ('RC') drilling targeted zones peripheral to the existing resource with the aim to extend mineralization along strike, across strike and to surface.
The drill results identified new mineralized structures on the Supremo T2 and Latte trends. On Supremo T2 additional drilling across-strike on the 3300N section broadened the T2 mineralized corridor to a total of 100m across-strike comprising up to three close-spaced steeply dipping structures. When the adjacent T3 trend is also taken into account, the total width across strike further extends to 200m and comprises five stacked structures spaced at 25-100m apart. T2 intercepts on the 3300N section include: 7.85g/t Au over 3.05m from 94.49m (CFR-458), and 3.28g/t Au over 16.76m from 105.16m (CFR-462; drilled sub-parallel to strike).
Drilling also targeted the southward extension of the Supremo T2 and T3 structures towards their projected intersection with the Latte trend, but instead intersected east-west trending mineralized structures interpreted as a broadening of the overall Latte mineralized envelope to a width of approximately 50m. Latte intercepts on the 3250N fence include: 0.69g/t au over 19.82m from 9.14m (CFR-465) and 1.38g/t Au over 9.15m from 70.10m (CFR-466) (both intercepts oblique to strike).
Additional diamond core drilling is planned to further delineate the structural interpretation and to test the intersection between the north-south and east-west striking structures which may be prospective for plunging mineralized shoots.
Drilling was also completed on the eastern portion of the Latte trend with the objective to target near surface mineralization. Intercepts include: 1.41g/t Au over 22.86m from 10.67m (CFR-463) and 4.49g/t Au over 7.62m from 38.10m (CFR-464).
Supremo T1 and T2
An interpreted linking structure between the T1 and T2 trends was tested with four RC holes, adding approximately 200m along strike of near surface oxide mineralization. Intersections included: 14.88g/t over 4.58m from 39.62m (CFR-473).
The T2 structure was traced approximately 750m southwards along the interpreted strike extension of the trend based on gold-in-soil geochemistry and aeromagnetic data. This round of drilling in the southern portion of the T2 structure returned values up to 4.24g/t Au over 1.53m from 27.43m (CFR-454) and 4.44g/t over 1.53m from 96.01m (CFR-457). An oblique splay structure from the main T2 trend, which may link with the Latte North trend based on aeromagnetic interpretation, returned results including 1.09g/t Au over 10.67m from 19.81m and 2.31g/t Au over 9.14m from 106.68m (CFR-447).
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