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Ontario Geological Survey

Year-to-Date Mineral-Related Activity in the Resident Geologist Districts
Activity in the Timmins District updated December 2015


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
Canada Rare Earth Corp.
Clay-Howells Property
Clay, Howells, Mowbry, Hopkins
(Rare Earth Elements)
Acquisition
Canadian Orebodies Inc.
Hawkins
Hawkins
(Gold)
Geochemistry, Option agreement
Crown Mining Corp.
Whitney
Whitney
(Gold)
Sell
De Beers Canada Inc.
Victor Mine
BMA 527 834
(Diamonds)
Report
Detour Gold Corp.
Detour Mine
Sunday Lake Area
(Gold)
Diamond drill results, Milestone achievement, Report
Detour Gold Corp.
Zone 58N
Lower Detour Lake Area
(Gold)
Diamond drill results, Diamond drilling, Assays
Explor Resources Inc.
Kidd
Kidd
(Base metals)
Acquisition, Claim acquisition
Explor Resources Inc.
Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project
Bristol, Ogden
(Gold)
Analysis, Exploration
General Magnesium Corp.
Whitney Talc-Magnesite
Whitney
(Talc, Magnesite)
Deal signing, Diamond drilling
Glencore
Kidd Creek Mine
Kidd
(Base metals)
Diamond drilling, Downhole geophysics
Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.
Timmins Talc-Magnesite
Deloro
(Talc, Magnesite)
Update
Goldcorp Inc.
Hollinger
Tisdale
(Gold)
3Q Production, Report
Goldcorp Inc.
Hoyle Mine, Dome Mine, Hollinger Pit
Tisdale
(Gold)
Report
Goldcorp Inc.
Hoyle Pond
Hoyle
(Gold)
Hoyle Deep Project
Goldcorp Inc.
Porcupine Operations
Cochrane
(Gold)
Acquisition, Report
GoldON Resources Ltd.
Neville-Potier
Neville, Potier
(Gold)
Assays, Geological survey, Prospecting, Sampling, Diamond drilling, Overburden drilling, Other, Line cutting, Mechanical
Gowest Gold Ltd.
Bradshaw / Frankfield
Tully
(Gold)
Permitting
Gowest Gold Ltd.
Frankfield
Tully
(Gold)
Amendment, Permitting, Report
Gowest Gold Ltd.
Whitney
Whitney
(Gold)
Acquisition, Property acquisition
Harte Gold Corp.
Sugar Zone
Hambleton, Odlum
(Gold)
Assay results, Bulk sample, Bulk sampling, Diamond drilling, Assays, Geological survey, Prospecting, Sampling, Report
Inspiration Mining Corp.
Carscallen
Carscallen
(Gold)
Acquisition
Inspiration Mining Corp.
Langmuir
Langmuir
(Nickel)
Leasing
International Explorers and Prospectors Inc.
Kamiskotia, Genex
Godfrey, Jamieson, Robb
(Copper, Zinc, Gold)
Data compilation and evaluation
International Explorers and Prospectors Inc.
Montclerg
Clergue
(Gold)
Metallurgical testing
Kapuskasing Gold
Golden Route & Chapleau West
Caouette, Panet, Strathearn
(Gold)
Prospecting, Outcrop sampling
Kapuskasing Gold Corp.
Borden North
Carty, Ivanhoe, Warren
(Gold)
Airborne electromagnetic survey, Consulting, Permitting, Prospecting, Geology, Sampling
Kapuskasing Gold Corp.
Rollo
Rollo
(Gold)
Mobilization, Prospecting, Sampling, Assays
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
144
Bristol
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Assays, Underground diamond drilling
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
Bell Creek Mine
Hoyle
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Report
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
Timmins West Mine Area
Bristol
(Gold)
3Q gold production, Underground and surface drilling
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
West Timmins Mine
Bristol
(Gold)
Report
Lake Shore Gold. Corp.
Whitney Gold project
Whitney
(Gold)
Acquisition
Lexam VG Gold Inc.
Davidson-Tisdale
Whitney
(Gold)
Property acquisition
Lexam VG Gold Inc.
Tisdale
Tisdale
(Gold)
Exploration activity
Melkior Resources Inc.
Big Marsh
Carscallen
(Gold)
Linecutting, Induced polarization
Melkior Resources Inc.
Carscallen
Carscallen
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Assays, Geological mapping, Prospecting, Sampling, Interpretation
Metalex Ventures Ltd.
U2 Kimberlite
BMA 528 844
(Diamonds)
Permitting
Metals Creek Resources Corp.
Ogden
Ogden
(Gold)
Diamond drilling
Nikos Explorations Ltd.
Borden Lake Extension
Borden, Gamey, Lackner, McNaught
(Gold)
Consulting
Noble Mineral Exploration Inc.
Project 81
Kingsmill
(Nickel)
Report
Northern Sun Mining Corp.
Groves
Groves
(Nickel, Copper)
Geophysical surveys, Trenching, Sampling
Northern Sun Mining Corp.
Redstone Mill
Eldorado
(Nickel)
Suspends custom milling
Oban Mining Corp.
DeSantis
Ogden
(Gold)
Acquisition
Phoscan Chemical Corp.
Martison Phosphate
South of Ridge Lake Area
(Phosphate)
Report
Probe Mines Ltd.
Borden Gold
Cochrane
(Gold)
Acquisition
Rapier Gold Inc.
Pen Gold
Penhorwood
(Gold)
Airborne geophysics, Airborne magnetic survey, Diamond drilling, Assays, Sampling
Rapier Gold Inc.
Penhorwood, Reeves
Penhorwood, Reeves
(Gold)
Geological mapping, Grab sampling
Richmond Minerals Inc.
Aguara
Rollo
(Gold)
Permitting
Richmond Minerals Inc.
Ridley Lake
Rollo
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Assays
Rogue Resources
Blackstock, Carman, Cody, Eldorado, Fallon, Langmuir, Macklem and Thomas
Blackstock, Carman, Cody, Eldorado, Fallon, Langmuir, Macklem and Thomas
(Nickel)
Metallurgical testing
Rogue Resources
Kenogaming, Muskego, Penhorwood, Sewell
Kenogaming, Muskego, Penhorwood, Sewell
(Iron)
Metallurgical testing
Sage Gold Inc.
Clavos
Stock
(Gold)
Option extension
Sage Gold. Inc.
Clavos
German, Clergue, Stock
(Gold)
Update
Sanatana Resources Inc.
Watershed
Yeo, Chester
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Assays, Exploration, Inferred resource estimate, Resource estimate, Trenching, Stripping
Sarissa Resources Inc.
Nemegosenda
Chewett
(Niobium)
Diamond drilling, Assays, Report
St. Andrews Goldfields Ltd.
Aquarius
Macklem
(Gold)
Acquisition
Syracuse Gold
Central Timmins Gold Complex
Deloro
(Gold)
Diamond drilling
Temex Resources Corp.
Whitney Gold Project
Whitney
(Gold)
Acquisition, Letter of intent, Metallurgical testing, Take over
Xmet Inc.
Blackflake West
Feagan Lake Area
(Base metals)
Diamond drilling, Year end update
Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.
Albany Graphite Deposit
Pitopiko River
(Graphite)
Diamond drilling, Economic assessment, Metallurgical testing, Mineral testing, Report, Sample testing

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
1571925 Ontario Ltd : Chester Property
2.56068
Chester Ground electromagnetic survey, Ground magnetic survey
6398651 Canada Inc. : Canfield Project
2.56087
Canfield Diamond drilling
Allaire, G. A. : Turnbull
2.56052
Turnbull Assays, Manual, Prospecting, Sampling, Stripping
Broomhead, F.A. and Broomhead, K.W. : Greenlaw/Cunningham
2.55419
Cunningham, Greenlaw Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Croxall, J.E. : Zavitz Property
2.56422
Zavitz, Semple Prospecting, Sampling
Currah, L. : Rollo Property
2.56402
Rollo Ground electromagnetic survey, Ground magnetic survey
Daxl, H. : NW Bartlett Lake
2.55883
Fripp Assays, Geochemical survey, Prospecting, Sampling
De Beers Canada Inc. : Tango and Tango Extension
2.55473
BMA 527 834 Diamond drilling, Petrography, Sampling
Detour Gold Corp. : Detour Lake Area
2.55579
Lower Detour Lake Area, West of Sunday Lake Area Assays, Geological survey, Sampling, Stripping, Trenching
Gervais, L.N. : Crest Lake Property
2.56034, 2.56118
Keefer Ground electromagnetic survey, Ground magnetic survey, Induced Polarization survey, Line cutting
Goldcorp Canada Inc. : Dome Mine
2.55544
Tisdale Underground drilling, Assays
Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines : Hoyle Pond Mine
2.55927
Hoyle Underground drilling, Assays
GoldON Resources Ltd. : Neville-Potier
2.55775, 2.55721
Neville, Potier Diamond drilling, Overburden drilling, Other, Line cutting, Mechanical, Sampling, Assays, Geological survey, Prospecting
Gowest Gold Ltd. : North Timmins Gold
2.56160
Tully Geochemical survey, Sampling
GTA Resources and Mining Inc. : Ivanhoe
2.55669
Keith, Muskego, Reeves Prospecting, Sampling
Harte Gold Corp. : Sugar Zone
2.55786
Hambleton, Odlum, Gourlay Report, Bulk sample, Assay results, Bulk sampling, Diamond drilling, Assays, Geological survey, Prospecting, Sampling
International Explorers and Prospectors Inc. : West Timmins
2.55335, 2.55277
Bristol, Byers, Carnegie, Carscallen, Cote, Godfrey, Jamieson, Jessop, Loveland, Macdiarmid, Massey, Moberly, Reid, Robb, Thorburn, Thornloe, Turnbull, Whitesides Compilation
Jubilee Gold Exploration Ltd. : Halcrow Creek Property
2.56404
Halcrow Geochemical survey
L.B.L. Richgold Mines Inc. : Ogden Grid
2.56194
Ogden Ground electromagnetic survey, Ground magnetic survey
Lalonde, D. : Halliday Claim
2.56095
Halliday Prospecting, Sampling
Lalonde, D. : Ogden Township Claim
2.56177
Ogden Prospecting
Lalonde, D. : Carscallen Property
2.56135, 2.56134, 2.56133
Carscallen Prospecting, Assays, Manual, Sampling, Stripping
Lalonde, D.J. : Turnbull
2.55994
Turnbull Assays, Manual, Prospecting, Sampling, Stripping
Melkior Resources Inc. : Big Marsh Lake
2.56073
Bristol, Carscallen Ground electromagnetic survey, Ground magnetic survey
Metals Creek Resources Corp. : Feagan Lake Project
2.56051
Feagan Lake, Kabinakagami River, Nagagami River, Pitopiko River, Squirrel River, South of English River Post Airborne electromagnetic survey, Airborne magnetic survey
Moon Energy Corp. Foundation Canada : Keefer Stargate 1 Project
2.56124
Keefer Prospecting, Sampling
Probe Mines Ltd. : Borden Gold Project
2.55910, 2.56202, 2.56136
Borden, Cochrane Diamond drilling, Assays, Sampling
Probe Mines Ltd. : Borden South Project
2.56150
Gallagher, McNaught Assays
Probe Mines Ltd. : East Limb Project
2.55546
Carty, Crockett, Hellyer, Pinogami, Sandy Diamond drilling
Rapier Gold Inc. : Pen Gold
2.55934, 2.56120
Penhorwood, Reeves Sampling, Assays, Airborne geophysics, Diamond drilling, Airborne magnetic survey
Sanatana Resources Inc. : Watershed Property
2.56033, 2.56059
Chester, Yeo Diamond drilling, Assays, Geological mapping, Sampling
Sarissa Resources Inc. : Nemegosenda Property
2.55962
Chewett, Collins Assays, Diamond drilling, Sampling
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Blamey
2.55565
Blamey Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Cunningham-B
2.55812, 2.55825
Cunningham Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Teck Resources Ltd. : Golden Mile
2.55642
Evelyn Diamond drilling, Assays, Sampling
Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. : Hiawatha Property
2.55474
Lizar Assays, Geochemical survey, Prospecting, Sampling
Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. : South Swayze Property
2.55860, 2.56146
Benneweis, Chester Assays, Geological survey, Prospecting, Sampling, Diamond drilling
White Metal Resources Corp. : West Porcupine Property
2.56163
Reeves Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Xmet Inc. : West Block
2.56132
Feagan Lake Area Airborne electromagnetic survey, Airborne magnetic survey
Xmet Inc. : Blackflake West Project
2.56054
Feagan Lake Ground magnetic survey

Mineral Deposit Updates
Deposit Name
MDI Identifier
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Mineral Deposit Status
Deposit Change Type
Dome DDH 53-B-7
MDI000000001818
Keith
Primary: (Zinc); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
New
Garnet DDH 2
MDI000000001819
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
New
North of Horwood Lake - 2014
MDI000000001820
Keith
Primary: (Titanium, Vanadium)
Discretionary Occurrence
New
Cryderman Schist Lake
MDI41O09SE0002
Yeo
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Revision
Westmin DDH B-85-3
MDI42A07NE00006
Bond
Primary: (Copper, Zinc, Lead); Secondary: (Nickel, Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Westmin DDH 83-4
MDI42A07NE00007
Bond
Primary: (Gold, Zinc, Copper, Lead); Secondary: (Nickel, Silver)
Occurrence
Complete update
Consolidated Manitoba DDH 3
MDI42A07NE00008
Bond
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
Seaway Occurrence
MDI42A07NE00045
Bond, Sheraton
Primary: (Copper, Zinc, Lead, Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Prospect
Complete update
Leahy Occurrence
MDI42A07NE00061
Bond
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Westmin DDH B-82-1
MDI42A07NW00009
Bond
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Stock Township Mine
MDI42A10SE00007
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Past Producing Mine with Reserves
Complete update
Moose Lake
MDI42A10SE00008
Bond
Primary: (Clay)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Dome DDH 238-1
MDI42A10SE00067
Bond
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
St. Andrew Goldfields DDH 97-9
MDI42A10SE00070
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
St Andrew East Zone
MDI42A10SE00071
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Complete update
Nahanni DDH ST-81-3
MDI42A10SW00015
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Noranda DDH STK 87-3
MDI42A10SW00016
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Hollinger-Argus DDH S2B-1-80
MDI42A10SW00022
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Clavos Mine
MDI42A10SW00046
Clergue, German, Stock
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Past Producing Mine with Reserves
Complete update
Surveymin Occurrence
MDI42A10SW00058
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Dome DDH 238-3
MDI42A10SW00060
Bond
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Dome DDH 238-5
MDI42A10SW00061
Bond
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
St. Andrew Goldfields DDH S98-18
MDI42A10SW00062
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
St. Andrew Goldfields DDH R-99-1
MDI42A10SW00063
Stock
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Kidd Creek Mine
MDI42A11NW00002
Kidd
Primary: (Cadmium, Copper, Zinc, Silver); Secondary: (Sulphur/Pyrite, Lead, Gold, Tin)
Producing Mine
Updated mineralization
Purdy Mica
MDI42B01NE00011
Keith
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Nickel)
Occurrence
Revision
Hoodoo West Zone
MDI42B01NE00012
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Prospect
Update
Keith Dike
MDI42B01NE00020
Keith
Primary: (Kimberlite); Secondary: (Nickel)
Occurrence
Update
Groundhog Iron Claims
MDI42B01NE00026
Keith, Penhorwood
Primary: (Iron)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Groundhog River
MDI42B01NE00032
Keith
Primary: (Iron)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome DDH 53-E-7
MDI42B01NE00047
Keith
Primary: (Copper, Zinc)
Occurrence
Update
Dome DDH 53-E-3
MDI42B01NE00048
Keith
Primary: (Copper, Zinc)
Occurrence
Revision
Radio Hill Mines
MDI42B01NE00049
Keith
Primary: (Graphite)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Joburke Gold Mine
MDI42B01NW00002
Keith
Primary: (Gold, Silver)
Past Producing Mine without Reserves
Update
Slate Rock Lake Iron
MDI42B01NW00013
Keith
Primary: (Iron)
Discretionary Occurrence
Revision
Hudson Bay Mining
MDI42B01NW00015
Keith
Primary: (Zinc); Secondary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome 182-2
MDI42B01NW00018
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome 182-4
MDI42B01NW00019
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Update
Dome 182-7
MDI42B01NW00020
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Update
Dome 182-10
MDI42B01NW00021
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Update
MacKeith Lake Prospect
MDI42B01NW00027
Keith
Primary: (Iron)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome DDH 53-B-8
MDI42B01NW00032
Keith
Primary: (Zinc); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome DDH 53B-3
MDI42B01NW00033
Keith
Primary: (Nickel); Secondary: (Copper)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Dome DDH 53-C-3
MDI42B01NW00034
Keith
Primary: (Zinc); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome DDH 53E-1
MDI42B01NW00035
Keith
Primary: (Nickel); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Update
Dome DDH 53-E-4
MDI42B01NW00036
Keith
Primary: (Nickel); Secondary: (Copper, Zinc)
Occurrence
Revision
Carbonate Group
MDI42B01NW00049
Keith
Primary: (Zinc)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Canico 2
MDI42B01NW00060
Keith
Primary: (Graphite)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Wejack Mines
MDI42B01NW00061
Keith
Primary: (Iron)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Dome DDH 53-E-8
MDI42B01NW00063
Keith
Primary: (Copper, Nickel, Zinc)
Occurrence
Update
Slate Rock Lake
MDI42B01NW00065
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Revision
Hoodoo Lake DDH H-12
MDI42B01NW00069
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
NIB Yellowknife
MDI42B01NW00070
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Dome DDH 48-1
MDI42B01NW00071
Keith
Primary: (Copper, Nickel); Secondary: (Zinc)
Occurrence
Revision
Dome DDH 48-8
MDI42B01NW00072
Keith
Primary: (Nickel); Secondary: (Copper, Silver, Zinc)
Occurrence
Revision
NIB Yellowknife North
MDI42B01NW00073
Keith
Primary: (Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Revision
Garnet
MDI42B01SW00010
Keith
Primary: (Molybdenum)
Discretionary Occurrence
Update
Hoodoo
MDI42B01SW00016
Keith
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Copper, Nickel)
Occurrence
Update
Falconbridge DDH KTH13-01
MDI42B01SW00020
Keith
Primary: (Copper, Zinc)
Occurrence
Update

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
General Magnesium Corp.
Whitney Talc-Magnesite
Whitney
(Talc, Magnesite)
Collected samples of quartz-carbonate veins for isotopic analysis in order to determine the mineralizing fluid temperature.
No Company
Bouillon 1
Kenogaming
(Copper, Zinc)
Tried to find an exploration pit and confirm assay result reported in assessment file T-3361 (1.42 oz/t silver, 36,000 ppm copper and 15,800 ppm zinc). The pit was not located.
No Company
Cryderman
Penhorwood
(Barite)
Barite was mined at this location. Some pieces of barite-bearing rock were found on surface.
No Company
Deerfoot
Kenogaming
(Gold)
Tried to find outcrop reported in assessment file and found to be gold-bearing. Thick forest regrowth made the search difficult and unsuccessful.
No Company
Foley-O'Brian
Tisdale
(Gold)
The Foley-O'Brian shafts were not found. Observed spoils near the stream bank. The spoils seemed to be of a different nature than the closest known outcrop near the South Porcupine exit off Highway 101 heading east.
No Company
Keno
Kenogaming
(Silica)
Visited the aggregate pit to confirm silica showing. The showing is reminiscent of Roseval Silica.
No Company
Logie Lake
Kenogaming
()
Observed rocks similar to those reported on the Bouillon 1 property. The feature observed support the area being favourable for Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide (VMS) mineralization.
No Company
North of Horwood Lake
Keith
()
The outcrop has some features reminiscent of an iron formation, without the magnetism. More samples were retrieved to discriminate the possibility that it may be an altered mafic intrusive.

For further information contact the Timmins District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2015