Melkior Intersects Massive and Semi-Massive Polymetallic Mineralization at Genex

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(TheNewswire)

Melkior Resources Inc
                

Highlights:

  • Visual observations on approximately 1,104 metres of drilling completed across 7 holes 

  • The targeted Genex mineralization has been intercepted in all holes drilled to date ranging in width from 3.3 to 64.2 metres 

  • Semi and massive polymetallic mineralization intervals were observed in wide disseminated halos  

  • As a result of strong visuals, the program has been expanded to 4,000 metres  

 

Timmins, Ontario – TheNewswire – November 18, 2022 - Melkior Resources Inc. (“Melkior” or the “Company”) (TSXV:MKR) (OTC:MKRIF) is pleased to provide a visual update from its drill program currently underway at Genex, which kicked off in early October. On April 21st, 2022, the Company announced an option agreement for the Genex Project to earn 100% over 7 years from International Explorers & Prospectors Inc (see news release dated April 21, 2022). The Genex Project is a gold-copper polymetallic VMS exploration target with significant near-term resource potential.

 

Figure 1: GEN-22-01,03,04&07


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*The photos are of selected intervals and are not necessarily indicative of the mineralization hosted within the entirety of the drill holes

 

From these first visuals released, 6 holes returned at least one interval over 10 metres hosting disseminated chalcopyrite, pyrite-sphalerite and/or pyrite. From that, 2 holes host massive or semi-massive metric intervals embedded in the disseminated sulfide envelope. Hole GEN-22-01 delivered two semi-massive to massive chalcopyrite stringers crosscut over metric intervals. Disseminated polymetallic sulfides were observed over two intervals with lengths of 17 and 28 metres starting from surface.

In the series of holes described, the base metal mineralization identified so far exhibits varying shapes and textures: sulfide-rich stringers, replacement zones, infiltration and dissemination in the porosity of volcanic breccia. Different generations of sulfide-bearing quartz and carbonate veins are locally included in mineralized envelopes. The polymetallic mineralization is generally hosted in brecciated carbonatized mafic to intermediate volcanic flows altered by chloritization and silicification.

 

Drilling

The 7 holes total 1,104 metres with lengths varying between 75 and 220 metres located at the margin of the composite grade shell modelled using Leapfrog software (see news release dated October 27, 2022 for technical information). The program aims at testing the continuity of base metals and gold mineralization around the historical Genex Mine. As shown in Figure 2, holes GEN-22-01, GEN-22-04 and GEN-22-05 were planned to test the immediate extension to the east of the mineralization following trends indicated by historical underground workings. Drilling was located between 20 and 50 metres from historical drilling. Holes GEN-22-02 and GEN-22-03 targeted the Genex south-western extension, where historical drilling had identified copper-gold mineralization between 100 and 150 meters vertically and about 100 meters from underground infrastructures. In addition, holes GEN-22-06 and GEN-22-07 were designed to target the southward extension of the Genex system within a 50-meter range.

 

Visual Intercept Highlights:

*The following observations were made as indications of the Genex Au-Cu Zone, but they are by no means correlated with gold, copper, zinc or silver grades at this stage.


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*For a full list of figures please refer to this link.

 

Figure 2: Phase 1 drilling angled long view looking NW

 

Figure 3: 3D Plan view of the Genex Gold-Copper system. Leapfrog software grade shells using inverse distance interpolation of a gold equivalent grade for gold + copper + zinc + silver


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Drill Hole Coordinates

DDH_No

UTMnad83_East

UTMnad83_North

Azimuth

Dip

Length

GEN-22-01

458793

5370200

60

-60

177

GEN-22-02

458646

5370115

60

-58

207

GEN-22-03

458646

5370115

60

-70

220

GEN-22-04

458824

5370152

330

-50

160

GEN-22-05

458824

5370152

60

-60

75

GEN-22-06

458795

5370053

330

-65

150

GEN-22-07

458773

5370091

330

-74

105

 

Qualified Person

All technical information in this press release has been reviewed and approved by Peter Caldbick, P.Geo. Mr. Caldbick is a consultant for Melkior and a Qualified Person for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101.

 

About Melkior Resources

Melkior Resources is an exploration stage resource company in world-class mining jurisdictions with a strong partner. Melkior’s flagship Carscallen Project is being advanced by Kirkland Lake Gold (Now Agnico Eagle Mines) through a $110M option/joint venture agreement. Melkior under 100% ownership, is focused on advancing it’s Genex, Val D’Or, White Lake and Maseres Projects. Agnico Eagle Mines currently owns approximately 6% of the Company.

 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Jonathon Deluce, CEO

 

For more information, please contact:

Melkior Resources Inc.

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 226-271-5170

 

The reader is invited to visit Melkior's web site www.melkior.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the

TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

 

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