Lyell

1.4km long surface soil geochemical anomaly

Lyell gold project

Tenement: EP 60479

Area: 54.25km2

Ownership: 100%

Historical Production: 91koz at 18.4g/t Au with a cut off grade of 15g/t Au

Status: Prospecting Permits held (non ground disturbing)

Lyell gold project - overview

  • 1.4km long surface soil geochemical anomaly located over and along the historical mining area that hosted 21 gold mines.
  • Alpine United gold mine produced 80,514oz @ 17g/t Au (recovered)
  • Alpine United mined to 550m (1874 -1911) with the orebody open at depth.
  • Initial work program focused on mapping, geochemical and geophysical surveys to evaluate drill targets for maiden drilling program.
  • Two nuggets of 3.7oz and 1.2oz recently recovered on Lyell tenements.  

Table: High grade (+10g/t) historical mines

Mine Quartz crushed (t) Production (oz) Grade (g/t)
Alpine United 149,024 80,514      17
Lyell Creek 135 450    104
Break of Day 2,180 4,598     66
Croesus 2,773 1,897     21
Tyrconnell 201 1,672   259
United Italy 513 2,219     69
Total 154,826 91,350 18.4

Lyell gold project - overview

Picture:  Nuggets from Lyell tenements. 
(Source: Nelson Weekly https://nelsonweekly.co.nz/2020/02/gold-digger-unearths-a-gem/)

Lyell Goldfield Battery

Mine Historical Production

Lyell Goldfield Battery & Mine Historical Production - 91koz @ 18.4g/t Au with a cut off grade of ~15g/t Au.