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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 2017


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
Argo Gold Inc.
Woco Gold
Earngey
(Gold)
Claim Acquisition
AurCrest Gold Inc.
Richardson Lake
Casummit Lake
(Gold)
Agreement with Cat Lake FN, Financing closed and appointment of President, New website launched, Private Placement, Property Acquisition, Sale of Property
First Mining Finance Corp.
Springpole
Casummit Lake Area
(Gold)
Assays, Diamond Drilling Results, Environmental Assessment Permitting, Positive PEA
Frontier Lithium Inc. (formerly Houston Lake Mining Inc.)
PAK Rare Metals Project
Pakeagama Lake
(Lithium, Tantalum, Rare Metals)
$907K Financing, Debt financing, Exploration Agreement, Board Changes, Technical Drilling, Geomechanical Drilling Program, Industrial trial/test, Metallurgical Testing
Frontline Gold Corp.
Chukuni
Byshe & Heyson
(Gold)
Planning Exploration Program
Frontline Gold Corp.
Shabumeni
Birkett Township & Jubilee Lake
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Acquisition & Prospecting
Frontline Gold Corp.
South Baird
Baird
(Gold)
Option Agreement
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Cochenour
Dome
(Gold)
Geologic Modeling, Drill Core Re-logging, Pre-production mining, Underground drilling
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
HG Young
Balmer
(Gold)
Assays, Diamond Drilling Results, Geologic Modeling, Decision to access deposit from Campbell Mine workings, Underground drilling
Goldcorp Canada Inc.
Red Lake Gold Mines
Balmer
(Gold)
2016 4th quarter results, Year-End Production, Diamond Drilling, Assays, 300K ounces Au forecast, First Quarter 2017 Results & Exploration Update, Gold Reserves increased 10%
Golden Share Mining Corp.
Berens River
Setting Net Lake
(Gold, Polymetallic)
Additional interest acquired; planning VTEM survey, Name change
Golden Share Mining Resources Corporation
Berens River
Setting Net Lake
(Gold, Polymetallic)
Airborne Geophysical Survey
Great Bear Resources Ltd.
Dixie Lake Project
Dixie Lake
(Gold)
Additional staking, Assay Results from Diamond Drilling Program; airborne geophysical survey started, Assay Results from summer program, Completion of $1.0M financing, Drill program completed, Geophysical Survey Completed, Property Acquisition & Drilling
Great Bear Resources Ltd.
West Madsen Project
Baird, Medicine Stone and Killala
(Gold)
Geophysical and Prospecting Results, Private placement, Property Acquisition
Noka Resources Inc.
Birch Gold Project
Keigat Lake Area
(Gold)
Financing and name change, Property Acquisition
Pacton Gold Inc.
Baird/Heyson Property
Baird & Heyson
(Gold)
Acquisition
Pistol Bay Mining Inc.
Dixie Zinc Copper
South of Otter Lake
(Base Metals)
VTEM Survey
Pistol Bay Mining Inc.
Fredart, Copperload, Ben Lake, Joy, Caravelle
Fredart Lake Area
(Base Metals)
Acquisition and VTEM survey, Additional staking, Final Results of VTEM Survey, VTEM survey started
Pistol Bay Mining Inc.
Garnet Lake, Arrow Zone
Bowerman
(Base Metals)
Confidentiality Agreements, Creation of wholly-owned subsidiary, Financing, New NI43-101 report, Technical Report, Updated NI 43-101 report
Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
Hasaga
Dome, Heyson
(Gold)
Assay Results, Assays from deep drilling, Diamond Drilling Update, Mineral Resource Estimate, Year-end update
Pure Gold Mining Inc.
Madsen Mine
Baird, Heyson, Dome & Fairlie
(Gold)
3rd Quarter Results, Financing, Assays, Diamond Drilling Results, Assay results, Commences 70 000 m program, Diamond Drilling Update, Expanded Resource Estimate, Feasibility study and expanded gold resources, New gold discovery, New PEA and NI43-101, Prop
Rubicon Minerals Corp.
Phoenix Gold
Bateman
(Gold)
Assay results and Underground Development, Exploration Update, Financing, Data Compilation, Diamond Drilling Contracts, First Quarter 2017 Update, Property Acquisition, Relogging and drilling started, Restructuring approved; exploration commences, Update
Sandy Lake Gold Inc.
Sandy Lake
Kakapitam Lake Area
(Gold, Volcanogenic Massive Sulphides)
Arbitration, Notice of default
Signature Resources Ltd.
Lingman Lake
Lingman Lake
(Gold)
Airborne Survey Commissioned, Claim staking & historical high gold grades, Final Assay Results, QA/QC report on sampling, Receipt of JEAP funds
West Red Lake Gold Inc.
Mount Jamie
Todd
(Gold)
Assay Results, Diamond Drilling Program, Diamond drilling program completed
West Red Lake Gold Inc.
Rowan Lake Mine
Todd
(Gold)
Assays from winter program, Diamond drill program commences, Diamond drilling, Diamond drilling program, Diamond drilling program completed

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
Alexandria Minerals Corporation : Gullrock Property
2.57962
Willans Township Assays, Diamond drilling
Ardiden Ltd. : Root Lake and Root Bay Properties
2.57224
Root Lake Area Assays, Diamond drilling, Physical work, Prospecting
Bounty Gold Corp. : Mt. Jamie North Gold Project
2.57289
Todd Township Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Bounty Gold Corp. : Medicine Stone Gold Project
2.57748
Baird Township Assays, Prospecting
Bounty Gold Corp. : Laird Lake Gold Project
2.57285
Killala Township Prospecting, Sampling
Goldcorp : Middle Bay Property
2.58123
Ball Township Assays, Sampling
GPM Metals Inc. : Sandy Lake Project
2.57530
Granite Bay Area Geological mapping, Prospecting, Sampling
H.A. Watts : Root Lake Property
2.53411
Root Lake Area Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Rubicon Minerals Corporation : Red Lake North, East Bay, and Humlin property
2.57764
Blackbear Township Geochemical survey
Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. : Skinner Property
2.57277
Skinner Township Assays, Geochemical survey, Geological mapping
Signature ResourcesLtd. : Lingman Lake Gold Property
2.57619
Lingman Lake Area Geological mapping, Sampling
Tri Origin Exploration Ltd. : Red Lake Extension (RLX) Property
2.57651
Willans Township Assays, General report, Sampling

Mineral Deposit Updates
Deposit Name
MDI Identifier
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Mineral Deposit Status
Deposit Change Type
Joyce River Occurrence
MDI000000001334
Joyce River Area
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Cobalt, Nickel)
Occurrence
Updated exploration history, Updated mineralization
HTX Minerals Peridotite Bay
MDI000000001346
Buckett Lake Area
Primary: (Iron)
Prospect
Deleted
Joyce River Prospect
MDI000000001356
Joyce River Area
Primary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Deleted
Central Sector
MDI000000002070
Heyson, Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Mineral Prospect with Reserves
New
Madsen Mine
MDI52K13NW00008
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mine with Reserves
Updated exploration history, Updated resource estimate
Madsen Mine - No. 8 Zone
MDI52K13NW00017
Baird
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mine with Reserves
Updated resource estimate
Iconoclast Lake
MDI52K15SE0003
Slate Lake Area
Primary: (Iron)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history
Hasaga Gold Mines Ltd. -'C' Block
MDI52M01NE00012
Heyson
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mines with Resources
Updated production, Updated resource estimate
Onepine Lake
MDI52M15SE00001
BMA 517 943
Primary: (Lithium)
Occurrence
Updated lithology
H.G. Young
MDI52N04SE00015
Balmer
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Past Producing Mines with Resources
Updated history
Hasaga Porphyry Zone
MDI52N04SW00007
Heyson
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mines with Resources
Updated production, Updated resource estimate
Buffalo Red Lake
MDI52N04SW00009
Heyson
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Updated commodity, Updated mineralization
East Bay - West
MDI52N04SW00026
Dome
Primary: (Zinc); Secondary: (Cobalt)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated exploration history, Updated mineralization
Showing #8 - 1991
MDI52N04SW00076
Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated location
Laverty Dyke Gold Zone
MDI52N04SW00085
Dome
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Mineral Prospect with Reserves
Updated location, Updated exploration history
Springpole Lake Property
MDI52N08NW00008
Casummit Lake
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Developed Mineral Prospect with Reserves
Updated history
McInnes Lithium
MDI53C04NE00004
McInnes Lake Area
Primary: (Lithium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated reference
Peridotite Bay
MDI53C10SW00004
Buckett Lake Area
Primary: (Nickel, Iron); Secondary: (Chromium, Cobalt, Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
Pennock Lake Spodumene
MDI53C12NE00013
Setting Net Creek Area
Primary: (Lithium)
Occurrence
Updated location
Pennock Lake Holmquistite
MDI53C12NE00014
Setting Net Creek Area
Primary: (Lithium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Updated location
Bearhead Lake Holmquistite
MDI53C13SE00089
Setting Net Lake Area
Primary: (Lithium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update references
Lingman Lake
MDI53F15SW00002
Lingman Lake
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Mineral Prospect with Reserves
Updated history

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
Open ground
Aerobus Lake
Aerobus Lake Area
(Uranium)
MDI52K06SW00004
Perry English
Leonard Lake
Shabu Lake Area
(Gold)
Occurrence of arsenopyrite vein not found (MDI000000001348); evidence of 2004 drilling by Fronteer Development
Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
Hasaga
Dome, Heyson
(Gold)
In conjunction with CIM Exploration Roundup
Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
Red Lake Goldshore Mine site
Dome
(Gold)
Inspected old core storage area of Peterson Red Lake Gold Mines. Some of it was salvageable, but no logs exist.
Rubicon Minerals Corp.
Phoenix Gold Project
Bateman
(Gold)
Underground tour of the F2 deposit
Withdrawn from staking: rehabilitation, AMIS site
North Pines Mine
Drayton
(Pyrite)
MDI52K01SE00005; in conjunction with attending Chiefs of Ontario Conference Lac Seul FN

For further information contact the Red Lake District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2017