Toronto, Ontario – June 09, 2022 – PJX Resources Inc. (“PJX”) is pleased to announce that 3- Dimensional (3D) inversion and interpretation of airborne magnetic (mag) and MobileMT data by Expert Geophysics has identified a potential large Porphyry Gold-Copper (“PGC”) Target on PJX Resources’ Zinger Property in the Sullivan Mining District, Cranbrook, British Columbia.
Highlights Magnetic Data
The PGC target occurs adjacent to the Leader granitic porphyry intrusive that is associated with gold and copper occurrences called the Leader and Dug-Dug (see figure 4).
John Keating, President of PJX commented: “The Leader and Dug-Dug occurrences are not our primary targets. The PGC target is considered to be more significant as it may be a gold-rich copper porphyry that has intruded adjacent to the Leader intrusive. Gold, copper and other mineralization in the Leader and Dug-Dug occurrences support the potential that the PGC target may host gold and copper mineralization. The PGC target, like the Gar North target, occur in areas covered with overburden and no known rock exposure (see figure 4). Next steps will include prospecting, mapping, and soil sampling in these areas to identify potential gold and copper mineralization.“
DD-NZOU-Moby Dick Drilling Update
DLP Resources (“DLP”) has announced temporary abandonment of drilling Hole MD22-01 on the Moby Dick claims, which are part of DLP’s option of PJX’s DD Property. The hole was started in late April to test an MT anomaly at a depth of about 1700 m. The MT target is on strike with Sullivan type alteration encountered by a hole drilled in 2021 on the adjacent DD claims. Hole MD22-01 hit a major fault and became stuck at approximately 1200 m. The re-drill off a downhole wedge placed at 1150 m had to be abandoned at 1305 m due to poor drilling conditions. The hole was in Middle Aldridge sediments with weak pyrrhotite mineralization and intense sericite alteration with trace tourmaline within the fault zone. DLP has indicated that they plan to continue with the drill program and re-enter Hole MD22-01 at a future date when equipment is available to continue drilling with a smaller core size.
The geological disclosure and content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by John Keating P.Geo. (qualified persons for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects). Mr. Keating is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of PJX.
Source – http://www.dmec.ca/DMEC/media/Presentations/10_Clark_Magnetic-effects-of-alteration-in-mineral-systems.pdf Figure 1 – CSIRO (Australian government Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) type- example for a Porphyry gold-copper deposit with zoned magnetic signature. Zonation in alteration and mineralization within and around the porphyry can produce a somewhat donut shaped magnetic anomaly. The central mag high (red area) reflects a potassic altered zone with gold, copper, and magnetic mineralization. The central mag high is encircled by a mag low (blue area) that reflects a phyllic altered zone, and this produces a somewhat donut shaped anomaly.
Figure 2 – Porphyry Gold-Copper (PGC) target has a typical porphyry gold-copper signature with a central mag high (red area) encircled by a donut shaped mag low (blue area).
Figure 3 – Apparent Conductivity (33 Hz frequency) displays a large low conductivity anomaly (blue area) at depth. The large conductivity low may represent an intrusive body at depth that was the original magma source with multiple pulses of magma to form intrusive offshoots, such as the Gar granitic intrusive, and the Gar North and PGC Targets with their near surface outlines shown on the map.
Figure 4 – The Gar and Leader intrusives with associated gold and/or copper mineralization occur along a 5 km trend of skarn altered sediments on the Northwest part of the Zinger Property. The PGC and Gar North targets occur in low topography covered by overburden and alluvium with no known bedrock or surface expression.
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