Aztec Minerals (TSXV: AZT) this morning released a summary of its 2021 drill results, with the results coming from a phase two, 23 hole program that covered 2,716 meters in aggregate. The drilling occurred at the firms Tombstone project, located in southeastern Arizona.
The company indicated that mineralization was found in every hole conducted under the program, with the majority crossing historic tunnels where prior mining had occurred. The firm also noted that all holes bottomed out in mineralization, which indicates that the zones remain open at depth.
Highlights from the program include:
- TR21-03: 5.73 g/t gold and 40.5 g/t silver over 32.01 metres
- TR21-10: 1.39 g/t gold and 56.4 g/t silver over 96.04 metres
- TR21-13: 1.80 g/t gold and 36.9 g/t silver over 70.10 metres
- TR21-17: 1.73 g/t gold and 56.2 g/t silver over 64.00 metres
- TR21-22: 2.44 g/t gold and 66.56 g/t silver over 65.50 metres
The drill program saw drilling occur at 50 metre spacing, with hole holes being classified as step-outs from the program conducted on the property in 2021. Notably two of the holes were also conducted as twin drill holes so as to be able to verify historic drill data held for the site.
Furthermore, drilling over the two phases was conducted over a zone measuring 900 metres by 230 metres, with drilling conducted at a maximum depth of 200 metres.
Further details from the drill program results can be found here.
Aztec Minerals last traded at $0.245 on the TSX Venture.
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