Q1 Kimberlite (PHASE 5)

Q-1 Kimberlite

This kimberlite is on the edges of the Chidliak property on the Qilaq property.
The only difference is the Qilaq property is not subject to the BHP 2% royalty.

Discovery news release -- Aug 5 2010

Excerpt:

"The spring 2010 helicopter-borne magnetic/electromagnetic geophysical survey revealed a magnetic high anomaly with an estimated diameter of 150 metres associated with a topographic depression that measures approximately 60 metres by 50 metres. Subsequent prospecting led to the discovery of the Q1 kimberlite, represented by large concentrations of coarse-grained KIMs, and kimberlite cobbles and boulders on the surface. Both magmatic kimberlite and probable weathered kimberlite breccia boulders were identified. Pyrope garnet, picroilmenite and chrome diopside grains over 10 millimetres in size were observed on the surface. Clasts of limestone, shale and sandstone, interpreted to have weathered from the kimberlite, are also present on the surface."

Images (page 3) -- Images PDF

Caustic results news release -- Oct 6 2010

A small 62.7 kg sample yielded 38 diamonds spread out over 6 sieves.

"The Q1 kimberlite is characterized by a magnetic high anomaly with an estimated diameter of 150 metres, associated with a topographic depression that measures approximately 60 metres by 50 metres. The 62.7 kilogram sample represented all the competent kimberlite that could be readily located on the surface within the anomaly. The Q2 kimberlite is located approximately four kilometres south of the Q1 kimberlite and outside of the limits of the 2010 airborne geophysical survey. Two kimberlite outcrops, and numerous cobbles and boulders, were discovered within a surface depression that is more than 80 metres in diameter."

Images 2 (pages 3,4,5) --  Images 2 PDF

Drilling update - Aug 8 2011
19.2 metre RC hole

Not sure if the caustic results for the small RC drill hole have been completed.
The results from the original 62.7 kg sample indicate that the caustic results on the RC drillhole should be completed as the population on the sieves looks interesting and promising.

More work needs to be done on this.

This is a smaller kimberlite and is near surface.
A surface trench sample will probably be done during the mining phase of Chidliak to truly get a potential of this kimberlite.




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