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The Copper Project covers a continuous line of claims and MELs extending over 30 km along a belt of rock identified as being highly favourable to hosting copper-zinc deposits.

Current Activities on the Property

Plate modelling of selected portions of the geophysical survey data from the northern portion of the project area was completed and six target areas were defined on the basis of detailed MMI soil geochemical data integrated with Maxwell plate models.

In late April 2010, diamond drilling of five targets on the property commenced. As this was the first program by the Company on this property and the host rocks to the target anomalies were covered by younger rocks therefore the geology was not well understood, so only five targets were selected.

On July 2, 2010 the Company reported that all the targets drilled were explained by graphitic conductors with minor sulphide mineralization and none contained economically significant assay results or altered rocks which are indicators of volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit geology formation. One Mineral Exploration License located south of the area drilled was converted to six claims covering only untested conductors which will be evaluated ahead of drilling based on the results of this first program. Also with the confirmation that the underlying Proterozoic rocks in the area drilled are sedimentary and not arc volcanic rocks which are the dominant host rock to base metal deposits in the Flin Flon - Snow Lake camp, the exploration team will focus on targets further west where historical drilling indicates arc volcanic rocks are present.

Subsequently, all remaining historical drill results that are available from within the project area are being digitized so that various information such as host rock type geology, pathfinder minerals and alteration minerals may be mapped and merged with geophysical and geochemical data sets developed by the Company.

On April 27, 2011, the Company reported the discovery of zinc-gold-silver mineralization in drill holes CP-11-006 and CP-11-012 at its Copper Project. The drilling targeted anomalies located 3.5 km south of provincial road 39 in the northeast corner of the Copper Project. The discovery was made testing Versatile Time-Domain Electromagnetic (VTEM) anomalies.

A new volcanogenic massive sulphide horizon was discovered with intense alteration and highly anomalous zinc-gold-silver mineralization. Drill testing of additional VTEM anomalies in this area was conducted, as VMS deposits tend to occur in clusters along such horizons. The massive sulphide deposits of the Flin Flon – Snow Lake Belt are all located within volcanic rocks that have undergone intense hydrothermal alteration. This alteration is evidence of extensive fluid flow through the volcanic host rocks. These fluids which caused the alteration have carried base and precious metals, as evidenced by the enrichment of zinc, gold, silver and copper.

A total of 12 holes have been drilled in the Copper Project located approximately 30 km south of Snow Lake. The discovery hole, CP-11-006, intersected 2.04 m of 1.76% zinc in an altered mafic tuff. Drill hole CP-11-012 intersected highly altered basalts with disseminated sulphides from 169.52 – 194.50 m, including a narrow solid sulphide intersection at 189.27 – 190.05 m. BHPEM surveys indicate a large anomaly near the intersections that require follow-up. Drill holes CP-11-007 to CP-11-011 tested additional VTEM anomalies elsewhere on the project area. One drill hole, CP-11-013 intersected 1.61 m grading 2.13 g/t gold on Versatile Time-Domain Electromagnetic (VTEM) target CE-86. Gold mineralization is hosted in an altered shear zone with disseminated sulphides and quartz veins. This target is located 2.5 km northeast of the Kof zone that hosts an historical (non-compliant NI 43-101) resource of 257,000 tonnes grading 2.30% copper. See table below.

Assay Data:

 

Hole Number

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Cu%

Zn%

Au%

Ag%

Zone

CP-11-006

226.11

228.15

2.04

0.05

1.76

0.03

0.93

CM-33

CP-11-007 to 011; 014 to 017 No Significant Assays

CP-11-012

179.73

183.50

3.77

0.05

0.54

0.06

0.72

CM-33

189.27

190.61

1.34

0.01

0.17

0.85

12.07

Lower CM-33

CP-11-013

350.00

352.61

1.61

0.02

0.19

2.13

1.64

CE-86

*True widths unknown*

 

Hole Number

UTM East (1)

UTM North (1)

UTM Elevation (1)

Azimuth (2)

Dip

Length (m)

CP-11-006

440300.00

6052830.00

280.00

300.00

-55.00

281.00

CP-11-007

437919,00

6048760.00

280.00

300.00

-55.00

484.45

CP-11-008

436330.00

6048150.00

290.00

140.00

-60.00

320.00

CP-11-009

435250.00

6047200.00

290.00

300.00

-65.00

176.00

CP-11-010

435250.00

6047200.00

290.00

300.00

-65.00

539.00

CP-11-011

437840.00

6048630.00

280.00

300.00

-55.00

446.00

CP-11-012

440200.00

6052770.00

280.00

0.00

-60.00

315.00

CP-11-013

434860.00

6040195.00

290.00

269.40

-50.00

392.00

CP-11-014

426170.00

6034970.00

290.00

135.00

-55.00

503.00

CP-11-015

427460.00

6031360.00

290.00

320.00

-55.00

380.00

CP-11-016

428940.00

6032960.00

290.00

142.00

-55.00

404.00

CP-11-017

429200.00

6033110.00

290.00

321.00

-55.00

425.00

(1)Universal Transverse Mercator/North American Datum 1983/Zone 14

(2)”Azimuth” is degrees from True North

Future Activities on the Property

Since the start of the 2011 winter drilling program, twelve diamond drill holes have been completed on the Copper project for a total of 4,665 metres, outlining two areas for additional follow-up work. This recent discovery along with an anomalous zinc zone, announced on April 27, 2011, indicates that this project is in favourable arc-type volcanic stratigraphy, the typical host rocks to VMS deposits in the belt. BHPEM surveys indicate a large anomaly near the intersections that require follow-up. Further work is planned into 2012 on the Copper Project.

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