Hawkmoon Resources begins drilling at Lava
2021-10-26 09:03 ET – News Release
Mr. Branden Haynes reports
HAWKMOON STARTS DRILL PROGRAM ON GOLD-BEARING LAVALLEE SHEAR ZONE IN BELLETERRE GOLD CAMP QUEBEC
Hawkmoon Resources Corp. has commenced drilling on the 48-claim (2,449-hectare) Lava gold property situated approximately 20 kilometres west of Belleterre in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region of Quebec. The property covers the Lavallee 38, 39, 40 and 41 showings, which expose multiple quartz veins, breccias and stockworks within the northeast-trending Lavallee shear zone (the LSZ). The property is located to the west of the Belleterre gold mining camp and its greenstone belt, and is underlain by tonalite that might host potential orogenic gold-type mineralization.
The 10-hole, 1,000-metre drill program will target the LSZ over a 400-metre horizontal distance down to a maximum vertical depth 100 metres. Only one of three holes drilled in this area in 2007 intersected the LSZ with an interval of 0.6 gram per tonne gold over 11.4 metres from 8.64 metres. The other two holes missed the zone completely. Hawkmoon engaged a geophysical consultant to complete 2-D modelling of the 2007 induced polarization and resistivity data. This interpretation work has very precisely defined a chargeability zone that appears to correspond to the downward extent of the LSZ on surface. The drilling will test this chargeability zone for gold mineralization at regular intervals along the trend of the LSZ.
Branden Haynes, president of Hawkmoon, states, “We are very pleased to have started a drill program on the Lava project within only two months of completing the drilling at our flagship Wilson project.” Please see the company’s news releases dated Oct. 5 and 13, 2021, for further information respecting results from the drill program carried out at the company’s Wilson project.
About Hawkmoon Resources Corp.
Hawkmoon is focused entirely on its three Quebec gold projects. Two of these projects are in one of the world’s largest gold belts, the Abitibi greenstone belt. Both these gold projects are accessed by government-maintained roads and are in close proximity to each other east of the town of Lebel sur Quevillon. The third project is situated in the Belleterre gold camp southwest of Val d’Or.
The technical information in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Thomas Clarke, PGeo, PrSciNat. Mr. Clarke is a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101, and is a director and the vice-president of exploration of Hawkmoon.