Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV:BGM,FWB:IWUB) announced a NI 43-101 compliant, indicated resource estimate for the Gold Quartz open pit model on Cow Mountain as well as a NI 43-101 compliant estimation of the geological potential of the 6.4 km Island Mountain, Cow Mountain and Barkerville Mountain trend. This trend is the central portion (where the Company has focused its exploration activities) of a larger 67 km trend on the Company’s 1,118 sq. km property.
As quoted in the press release:
The indicated resources, between the elevations 3,550 feet and 4,550 feet above sea level (town elevation 4,000 feet), estimated by Geoex for the Gold Quartz open pit model on Cow Mountain are 69,039,000 tons with an average grade of 0.154 ounces gold per ton (5.28 grams/T) and 10,626,100 ounces of contained gold as summarised in the following table. Geoex is of the opinion that this resource has a reasonable prospect of economic extraction.