Outlaw Gold Zone is a large scale, multi-million ounce gold target that is drill ready:
- Chevron Minerals initial work in the early 1980’s (soils/trenching/drilling).
- Sediment hosted with multiple horizons of siltstone-graywacke interbeds.
- Drilling by Brixton in 2014 and 2016; near surface strike of 450 m, remains open.
- Geological unit has a strike of greater than 5km, gold-in-soil greater than 4 km.
- Hole 128 drilled 59.65m of 1.15 g/t Au, hole 133 drilled 52m of 0.94 g/t Au.
- Porgera type, clastic-volcanoclastic, disseminated-veinlet-stockwork-stratabound.
Outlaw Zone represents the second largest gold-in-soil anomaly on the property. The zone was first staked by Chevron Canada Limited in 1981. In 1982, Chevron identified the presence of a strong multi-element soil geochemical anomaly over an area of 400 x 1,600 m and conducted some drilling, trenching and mapping. Brixton has successfully expanded the gold-in-soil anomaly in 2014 and 2016 to nearly 4 km by 2 km. Brixton drilled a total of nine NQ core holes at Outlaw between 2014 and 2016. See drilling results table below.
To date, all nine holes drilled at the Outlaw zone intersected Au/Ag mineralization. Near surface gold and silver mineralization has been confirmed along a 450 m strike lengths and remains open. The sedimentary unit hosting the mineralization has a strike of greater than 5 km. The best hole to date was holes 128, which intersected 59.65 m of 1.15 g/t Au and 5.64 g/t Ag. Other significant drill intercepts are summarized in the table below:
The main rock types at the Outlaw Zone are the Upper Triassic Stuhini Group mafic volcanics and marine sediments intruded by a biotite-hornblende granodiorite Cretaceous in age and Jurassic rhyolite-rhyodacite dikes and sills. The Au-Ag mineralization is hosted within interbedded siltstone and greywacke and within multiple horizons. Primary sulphides are pyrrhotite, pyrite and lesser bismuth, tellurides and electrum, which occur as semi-massive to disseminated and veinlets and ± base metals are associated with gold mineralization. While the mineralization appears to be both stratigraphically and structurally controlled, the causation of the gold deposition has yet to be determined.
The Outlaw Zone represents a large (4 km x 1.5 km) gold-in-soil anomaly and it remains open in multiple directions. Other geochemical elements associated with gold-in-soil samples include silver, arsenic, antimony, lead and zinc. A total of 1,839 soils have been collected within the Outlaw Zone.
The Outlaw Zone geochem anomaly is associated with a strong East – West oriented magnetic low, which correlates very well with the gold-in-soils geochem anomaly and the stratigraphic unit that hosts the Au/Ag mineralization discovered to date. The magnetic survey was flown by Fugro in 2000. A total of 384 line-km of helicopter-borne EM and magnetics were flown oriented at 140°, with lines spaced 100 m apart in the core area of interest and 200 m apart elsewhere on the property.