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Ontario Geological Survey

Year-to-Date Mineral-Related Activity in the Resident Geologist Districts
Activity in the Red Lake District updated December 2016


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
Alexandria Minerals Corp.
Gullrock Gold
Willans
(Gold)
Property acquisition
AurCrest Gold Inc.
Richardson Lake
Casummit Lake
(Gold)
Private Placement, Renewable energy project
Benton Resources Inc.
Panama Lake
Slate Lake Area
(Gold)
Financing, Property acquisition
Confederation Minerals Ltd.
Newman - Todd
Todd
(Gold)
Financing completed
First Mining Finance Corp.
Springpole
Casummit Lake Area
(Gold)
Diamond Drilling, Diamond drilling program completed
Frontier Lithium Inc. (formerly Houston Lake Mining Inc.)
PAK Rare Metals Project
Pakeagama Lake
(Lithium, Tantalum, Rare Metals)
Exploration agreements signed with First Nations, Metallurgical Study, Name Change, Pre-feasibility study
Frontline Gold Corp.
Chukuni
Byshe & Heyson
(Gold)
Acquisition of contiguous claims
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Cochenour
Dome
(Gold)
Advanced Exploration, Underground drilling, test stoping
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
HG Young
Balmer
(Gold)
Exploration drilling, Initial Resource Estimate
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Red Lake Gold Mines
Balmer
(Gold)
Layoffs, Optimization of operations, Production forecast, Rationalization of shaft and mill infrastructure, Reduction of workforce, Updated Reserves and Renewed Exploration Strategy, Year-end production update
Golden Share Mining Corp.
Berens River
Setting Net Lake
(Gold, Polymetallic)
Financing, IP survey, Ground geophysical and soil sampling surveys, Increased interest
Goldeye Exploration Ltd.
Weebigee
Granite Bay Area
(Gold)
Acquisition, Claim dispute, Final reports of airborne survey, Renewal of Exploration Agreement, Response to force majeure
GPM Metals Inc.
Sandy Lake Gold
Kakapitam Lake and Rahill Lake Areas
(Gold)
Acquisition of claims by Lago Dourado Minerals Ltd., Claim dispute, Sells 100% interest in claims
Houston Lake Mining Inc.
PAK Rare Metals Project
Pakeagama Lake
(Lithium, Tantalum, Rare Metals)
Assay results, Financing, Financing completed, Upgraded NI43-101
Lithium Energy Products Inc. (formerly Northern Iron Corp.)
Griffith Iron Mine
Bruce Lake
(Iron)
Name change
Northern Iron Corp.
Griffith Iron Mine
Bruce Lake
(Iron)
Metallurgical testing
Pistol Bay Mining Inc.
Dixie Zinc Copper
South of Otter Lake
(Base Metals)
Acquisition and data compilation, Financing for Drill Program, Planning Diamond Drilling Program
Pistol Bay Mining Inc.
Fredart, Copperload, Ben Lake, Joy, Caravelle
Fredart Lake Area
(Base Metals)
Acquisition, Acquisition Agreement
Planet Mining Exploration Inc.
Sidace
Coli Lake Area
(Gold)
Sale of property
Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
Hasaga
Dome, Heyson
(Gold)
3rd Quarter Results, Assay results from winter drilling program, Diamond drilling program, Diamond drilling results, assays, Final gold assay results and metallurgical testing, Financing
Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
Rahill - Bonanza
Dome
(Gold)
3rd Quarter Results
Pure Gold Mining Inc.
Madsen Mine
Baird, Heyson, Dome, Fairlie
(Gold)
Assay results from current drilling program, Diamond drilling, Diamond drilling results, assays, financing, Expansion of Diamond Drilling program, Gold assay results, Gold assay results of current drilling program, McVeigh horizon extended to depth, Numbe
Pure Gold Mining Inc.
Starrat Olsen
Baird
(Gold)
Diamond Drilling results
Rubicon Minerals Corp.
Phoenix Gold
Bateman
(Gold)
Annual financial statement, NI 43-101 Report, Restructuring and Financing, Restructuring and resumption of trading, Updated mineral resource
Sandy Lake Gold Inc.
Sandy Lake
Kakapitam Lake Area
(Gold, Volcanogenic Massive Sulphides)
Acquisition, Arbitration Request, Force Majeure
Signature Resources Ltd.
Lingman Lake
Lingman Lake
(Gold)
Core inventory, Gold assay results and funding, JEAP Grant, Outcrop sampling results, Private Placement, Property acquisition, Sampling program
TomaGold Corp.
Baird
Baird Township
(Gold)
Acquisition
TomaGold Corp.
Sidace
Coli Lake Area
(Gold)
Closing of acquisition, Sale of property, Updating NI 43-101
West Red Lake Gold Inc.
Rowan Lake Mine
Todd
(Gold)
Diamond Drilling, Diamond drilling results, Diamond drilling update, Financing, assays, Financing completed, NI 43-101 Report, Gold assay results

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
Alexandria Minerals Corporation : Gullrock Gold Project
2.56765
Willans Township, Ranger Township Induced Polarization survey, Line cutting
Bounty Gold Corp. : Mount Jamie North Gold Project
2.56535
Todd Township Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Bounty Gold Corp. : Laird Lake Property
2.56794, 2.56817
Killala Township Assays, Prospecting, Stripping
Frontier Lithium Inc. : PAK Lithium Project
2.56966
Pakeagama Lake Area Assays, Diamond drilling, Metallurgical testing, Other, Physical work, Sampling
Goldcorp Canada Inc. : Rahill-Bonanza Property
2.56379
Dome Township Assays, Diamond drilling
Goldcorp Inc. : West Red Lake Property
2.56838
Ball Township Assays, Prospecting
Goldcorp Inc. : East Bay North
2.56525
Bateman Township Assays, Diamond drilling
GPM Metals Inc. : Sandy Lake
2.56795
Granite Bay Area (Sandy Lake), Rathouse Bay Area (Sandy Lake), West of Niska Lake Area, Kakapitam Lake Area Airborne electromagnetic survey, Airborne magnetic survey
Houston Lake Mining Inc. : MAR and PAK Lithium Projects
2.56644
Pakeagama Lake Area Assays, Other
L.K. Herbert : Dixie Lake Property
2.56792
Dixie Lake Area Sampling, Stripping, Trenching
Premier Gold Mines Ltd. : Hasaga Project
2.57108
Dome Township, Heyson Township Assays, Diamond drilling
West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc. : Rowan Property
2.56527, 2.56524
Todd Township Assays, Diamond drilling

Mineral Deposit Updates
Deposit Name
MDI Identifier
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Mineral Deposit Status
Deposit Change Type
Geotest
MDI000000000355
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
Berens River Vein Nos. 6, 13-18
MDI000000000392
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Occurrence
Complete update
Zione
MDI000000000404
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Occurrence
Complete update
SB Showing
MDI000000001341
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Zinc)
Occurrence
Updated exploration history
BF Showing
MDI000000001343
Rathouse Bay Area
Primary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Sidace Lake Main Zone
MDI000000001360
Coli Lake Area
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Complete update
Rubicon Sidace Property
MDI000000001362
Coli Lake Area
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
Complete update
Treasure Box
MDI000000002032
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
New
Fork Zone
MDI000000002033
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
New
Berens River Vein Nos. 9
MDI000000002036
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Occurrence
New
Madsen Mine
MDI52K13NW00008
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mine with Reserves
Complete update
Madsen No. 1 Vein
MDI52K13NW00018
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Complete update, Deposit status changed
GBZ - Laird Lake - No.2
MDI52L16NE00009
Killala
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Copper)
Prospect
Complete update
Pit Zone - Laird Lake - No.1
MDI52L16NE00034
Killala
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
Complete update
Rowan Lake Main Zone
MDI52M01SE00013
Todd
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Complete update, Updated location and reserves
Uchi (Hanalda)
MDI52N02SE00002
Earngey
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Past Producing Mine without Reserves
Updated exploration history, Updated production
Bojo
MDI52N02SE00013
Earngey
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
Align deposit status, Assessment History, Publications
Phoenix Deposit
MDI52N04SE00005
Bateman
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Deposit status changed, Updated exploration history, Updated resource estimate
Red Lake Goldcorp
MDI52N04SE00012
Balmer Township
Primary: (Gold)
Producing Mine
Production, Reserves, Publication
Hasaga
MDI52N04SW00007
Howey Township
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Work History, mineralization, Publication
Sanshaw Prospect
MDI52N04SW00014
Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated exploration history
Annco Mine
MDI52N04SW00019
Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Align deposit status, Assessment History
Consolidated Marcus
MDI52N04SW00022
Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Updated location
Redaurum Zone 14A
MDI52N04SW00049
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated location, exploration history, assessment reports
Sol d'Or
MDI52N07SE00007
Honeywell
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Complete update
Springpole Lake Property
MDI52N08NW00008
Casummit Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Complete update
Richardson Lake
MDI52N09SW00002
Brownstone Lake
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated status, exploration history
Pakeagama Lake Pegmatite
MDI53C11SW00003
Pakeagama Lake Area
Primary: (Lithium, Tantalum); Secondary: (Beryl)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated resource estimate
Berens River Mine
MDI53C13SE00011
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver, lead, zinc)
Past Producer with Reserves
Assessment ,Exploration History, References
Setting Net Lake
MDI53C13SE00066
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated exploration history, assessment work
Berens River Shaft No. 2
MDI53C13SE00077
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver, lead, zinc)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Complete update
Main Cu Showing Area
MDI53C13SE00080
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Gold, Silver)
Prospect
Complete update
McCloskey Showing
MDI53C13SE00081
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Silver, Zinc)
Occurrence
Complete update
Newconex - East & West
MDI53C13SE00084
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver, copper, lead, zinc)
Occurrence
Complete update
Younge Prospect
MDI53C13SE00087
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Gold, Silver); Secondary: (Copper, Zinc)
Prospect
Complete update
Bernadette Dubeau
MDI53F03SW00003
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Burnadette-Dubeau
MDI53F03SW00003
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
Align deposit status, Reference Publications
North Sandborn
MDI53F03SW00004
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Tully Burton
MDI53F03SW00005
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Moar
MDI53F03SW00006
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
South Sandborn
MDI53F03SW00007
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Island-Sandy lake
MDI53F03SW00008
Granite Bay Area
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Sachigo Mine
MDI53J11SW00002
Aljo Lake Area
Primary: (Gold)

Primary Name
Carb Lake
MDI53K16SE00004
Carb Lake Area
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Geology, mineralizarion, assessment

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
Ardiden Limited
Bridge Showing
Root Lake Area
(Lithium)
In conjunction with Thunder Bay Office
Ardiden Limited
Consolidated Morrison
Root Lake Area
(Lithium)
In conjunction with Thunder Bay Office
Ardiden Limited
McCombe Pegmatite
Root Lake Area
(Lithium)
In conjunction with Thunder Bay Office
Ardiden Limited
Ross Pegmatite
Root Lake Area
(Lithium)
In conjunction with Thunder Bay Office
Aurcrest Gold Inc.
Caravelle Zone
Gerry Lake Area
(Base Metals)
Clear-cut and reforestation has left no trace of previous exploration work
Bounty Gold
Laird Lake
Killala
(Gold)
MSc Thesis in progress on this Red Lake belt faulted offset
D. Rivard
Rivard
Todd
(Gold)
Undergraduate Thesis (Lakehead University) and research by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) on 3 billion year old stromatolites
GL Resources Limited
Medicine Rock Island
Dent
(Gold, Base Metals)
Banded Iron Formation with gold and base metals
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Cocheour-Muskrat Bay South
Mulcahy
(Gold)
Uncertain MDI location; needs further ground-truthing
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Fahlgren Lake Prospect
Mulcahy
(Gold)
Uncertain MDI location; needs further ground-truthing
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Gulag Showing
Mulcahy
(Gold)
Not in MDI records; needs updating
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
L.W. Hermiston
Byshe
(Base Metals)
Trenching in Confederation Assemblage volcanics
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Marcus
Dome
(Gold)
Update capped shaft location for MDI and suitability for general field tour
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Marcus North
Dome
(Gold)
East Bay Ultramafic
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Trout Bay Copper
Mulcahy
(Base Metals, PGE)
PGE associated with iron formation and gabbro intrusion
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
West Red Lake Gold Mines
Ball
(Gold)
ca. 1930's shaft; fuchsitic waste rock
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
West Red Lake Property
Ball
(N/A)
Stromatolites in cherty marble unit within the ca. 2.9 Ga Ball Assemblage
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Zinc Pit West
Mulcahy
(Base Metals)
Ms Cole
Cole Gold Mine
Ball
(Gold)
ca. 1930's shaft on quartz veining in porphyry
Open ground
Ontario Woman Lake
Goodall
(Gold)
Open ground
Para Lake Anorthosite
Fairlie
(Dimension stone)
Area of potential undergraduate thesis
Open ground
Picard Gold Mines Ltd.
Goodall
(Gold)
Open ground
Windfall Road Cordierite
Gould Lake Area
(Cordierite-iolite)
Semi-precious gemstone variety of cordierite, iolite
Open ground
Woman Lake-recon
Goodall
(Gold, Base Metals)
Patent
Medicine Rock-mainland
Dent
(Gold, Base Metals)
Banded Iron Formation with gold and base metals
Perry English
Colberg
Earngey
(Nickel-Copper)
Pure Gold Mining Inc.
Madsen Mine-de Villiers Showing
Baird
(Gold)
The company is compiling information and doing field work on this showing
Pure Gold Mining Inc.
Madsen Mine-Madsen No.3 Vein
Baird
(Gold)
The company is compiling information and doing field work on this showing
Rubicon Minerals Corp.
Slate Bay
McDonough
(Gold)
Stromatolites in quartz-arenite of the Slate Bay assemblage
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.
Golden Sidewalk (Bathurst Mine)
Skinner
(Gold)
Past 1930's producer
Unknown
West Red Lake-May Spiers
Ball
(Gold)
Open ca. 1930's shaft
West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc.
Mount Jamie Mine
Todd
(Gold)
The old headframe has been torn down and removed during the progressive rehabilitation program
West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc.
Red Crest Gold Mines
Todd
(Gold)
West Red Lake Gold Mines Inc.
Rowan Lake Mine
Todd
(Gold)

For further information contact the Red Lake District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2016