NexGen Intersects Widespread Mineralization at Arrow - Drill Hole Summaries


November 18, 2016

AR-16-102c3

Hole AR-16-102c3 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-102c2 at a depth of 303 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A1 through A3 shears. The hole tested the A1 shear 80 m northeast of AR-16-84c1 (4.17% U3O8 over 21.0 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 30 m northeast of AR-14-30 (2.45% U3O8 over 45.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 405 m. The A1 and A2 shears were intersected at inclinations of -65° and -66°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 through A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 72.5 m including 2.6 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 37,000 cps) was intersected within a 372.0 m section (370.0 to 742.0 m). In the A1 shear, 29.0 m of composite mineralization including 1.05 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A2 shear, 12.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.2 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 31.0 m of composite mineralization including 1.35 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. An additional 0.5 m of mineralization was intersected northwest of the A1 shear. The hole was terminated at 795 m.

AR-16-104c2

Hole AR-16-104c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-104c1 at a depth of 336 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to confirm the continuity of mineralization in the A2 shear and to expand a mineralized zone in the A3 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 25 m along strike and to the southwest of AR-15-54c4 (6.93% U3O8 over 9.5 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 100 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-48c1 (5.43% U3O8 over 24.0 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 336 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -64° and -65°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 62.5 m including 5.05 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 218.5 m section (514.5 m to 733.0 m). In the A2 shear, 38.5 m of composite mineralization including 5.05 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 24.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 936 m.

AR-16-104c3

Hole AR-16-104c3 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-104c2 at a depth of 364 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to confirm the continuity of mineralization in the A2 shear and to expand a mineralized zone in the A3 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 15 m down dip and southwest from AR-15-54c3 (1.79% U3O8 over 27.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 70 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-48c1 (5.43% U3O8 over 24.0 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -68° and -70°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 144.0 m including 7.0 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 261.0 m section (517.0 m to 778.0 m). In the A2 shear, 87.5 m of composite mineralization including 6.45 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 56.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.55 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 858 m.

AR-16-105c1

Hole AR-16-105c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A1 through A4 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 60 m down-dip of AR-15-60c2 (1.15% U3O8 over 23.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 40 m down-dip of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 and A3 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -67°.

The hole intersected bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 123.5 m and the unconformity at 129.05 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 through A4 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 142.0 m including 10.0 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 433.5 m section (482.0 m to 915.5 m). In the A1 shear, 1.5 m of mineralization was intersected.  In the A2 shear, 36.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.95 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 70.5 m of composite mineralization including 7.9 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, 33.5 m of mineralization including 1.15 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected.  The hole was terminated at 963 m.

 

 

AR-16-105c2

Hole AR-16-105c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-105c1 at a depth of 223 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 through A4 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 20 m down-dip of AR-14-37 (2.46% U3O8 over 16.5 m and 2.88% U3O8 over 40.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 25 m up-dip of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 237 m. The A2 and A3 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -67°.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 87.5 m including 6.55 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 270.5 m section (452.5 m to 723.0 m). In the A2 shear, 36.0 m of composite mineralization including 3.45 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 40.5 m of composite mineralization including 3.1 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, 11.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 840 m.

AR-16-105c3

Hole AR-16-105c3 was a direction hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-105c2 at a depth of 237 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 through A4 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 100 m down-dip of AR-15-60c2 (1.15% U3O8 over 23.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 90 m down-dip of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m). Directional drilling was initiated at 258 m. The A2 and A3 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -67°.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 through A4 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 80.5 m including 3.55 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 34,000 cps) was intersected within a 362.5 m section (489.5 m to 852.0 m). In the A2 shear, 16.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected. In the A3 shear, 50.0 m of composite mineralization including 3.05 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, 14.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.5 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 933.5 m.

AR-16-106c1

Hole AR-16-106c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-69°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A1 and A2 shears. The hole tested the A1 shear 50 m up-dip and southwest of AR-16-98c1 (4.17% U3O8 over 21.0 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 15 m up-dip and southwest of AR-16-98c1 (2.31% U3O8 over 57.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 and A3 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -67°.

The hole intersected bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 123.0 m and the unconformity at 132.2 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 through A2 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled, fracture-controlled and massive pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 89.0 m including 12.35 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 344.5 m section (407.5 m to 752.0 m). In the A1 shear, 24.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.25 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected.  In the A2 shear, 63.0 m of composite mineralization including 12.1 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. An additional 1.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected northwest of the A1 shear.  The hole was terminated at 795 m.

AR-16-106c2

Hole AR-16-106c2 was a direction hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-106c1 at a depth of 219 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A1 and A2 shears. The hole tested the A1 shear 90 m up-dip of AR-16-98c1 (4.17% U3O8 over 21.0 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 33 m up-dip of AR-16-98c1 (2.31% U3O8 over 57.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated a 300 m. The A1 and A2 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -61°.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 and A2 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 58.0 m including 9.8 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 344.5 m section (424.0 m to 768.5 m). In the A1 shear, 17.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.1 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A2 shear, 41.0 m of composite mineralization including 9.7 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 822.0 m.

AR-16-107c1

Hole AR-16-107c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A3 and A4 shears. The hole tested the A3 shear 50 m northeast of AR-15-61c2 (8.52% U3O8 over 10.5 m and 6.30% U3O8 over 37.0 m in the A3 shear) and the A4 shear 15 m southwest of AR-15-58c2 (0.47% U3O8 over 3.0 m in the A4 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 300.0 m. The A3 and A4 shears were intersected at inclinations of -67° and -68°, respectively.

The hole intersected bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 117.0 m and the unconformity at 121.9 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A5 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A3 through A5 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled, fracture-controlled and semi-massive pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 32.5 m including 0.9 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 361.0 m section (481.0 m to 842.0 m). In the A3 shear, 12.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected.  In the A4 shear, 16.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.8 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A5 shear, 3.5 m composite mineralization including 0.1 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected.  An additional 0.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected southwest of the A5 shear.  The hole was terminated at 945.5 m.

AR-16-108c3

Hole AR-16-108c3 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-108c2 at a depth of 355 m. It tested the A1 shear 76 m southwest and up-dip of AR-14-26 (0.47% U3O8 over 47.5 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 41 m northeast and down-dip of AR-14-15 (3.42% U3O8 over 22.35 m and 1.52% U3O8 over 32.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 369 m. The A1 and A2 shears were intersected at inclinations of -69° and -70°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A1 through A4 shears in association with massive to semi-massive veins, stringers, disseminated and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 80.0 m including 7.25 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 460.0 m section (394.0 to 854.0 m). In the A1 shear, 18.0 m of composite mineralization including 3.5 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A2 shear, 43.0 m of total composite mineralization including 2.85 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 12.5 m of total composite mineralization including 0.8 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, 6.5 m of total composite mineralization including 0.1 m of off-scale mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 960.5 m.

AR-16-108c4

Hole AR-16-108c4 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-108c3 at a depth of 385 m. It tested the A1 shear 75 m southwest and up-dip of AR-14-26 (0.47% U3O8 over 47.5 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 41 m northeast and down-dip of AR-14-15 (3.42% U3O8 over 22.35 m and 1.52% U3O8 over 32.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 420 m. The A1 and A2 shears were intersected at inclinations of -69° and -66°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A1 through A4 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 100.5 m including 7.95 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 438.5 m section (391.5 to 830.0 m). In the A1 shear, 21.0 m of composite mineralization including 2.85 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A2 shear, 70.0 m of composite mineralization including 5.1 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 7.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. In the A4 shear, 2.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 927.5 m.
AR-16-109c1

Hole AR-16-109c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to confirm the continuity of mineralization in the A2 shear and to expand a mineralized zone in the A3 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 41 m down-dip and southwest of AR-15-54c3 (1.79% U3O8 over 27.0m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 105 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-48c1 (5.43% U3O8 over 24.0 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -66° and -67°, respectively.

The hole intersected bleached and hematized Athabasca Group sandstones between 114.0 m and the unconformity at 119.7 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 through A4 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 49.5 m including 2.85 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 38,000 cps) was intersected within a 368.0 m section (393.0 to 761.0 m). In the A2 shear, 34.0 m of composite mineralization including 2.5 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 15.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.35 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, an additional 0.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 861.5 m.

AR-16-109c2

Hole AR-16-109c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-109c1 at a depth of 208 m. It tested the A2 shear 70 m southwest of AR-15-54c3 (1.79% U3O8 over 27.0m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 130 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-48c1 (5.43% U3O8 over 24.0 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 369 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -66° and -68°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 34.5 m including 1.7 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 26,000 cps) was intersected within a 194.5 m section (494.5 to 689.0 m). In the A2 shear, 14.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.25 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 20.5 m of composite mineralization including 1.45 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 816.5 m.

AR-16-109c3

Hole AR-16-109c3 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-109c2 at a depth of 227 m. It tested the A2 shear 80 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-54c3 (1.79% U3O8 over 27.0m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 148 m up-dip and southwest of AR-15-48c1 (5.43% U3O8 over 24.0 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 460 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -65° and -66°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 46.0 m including 4.9 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 220.5 m section (475.0 to 695.5 m). In the A2 shear, 36.0 m of composite mineralization including 4.3 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 10.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.6 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 873.5 m.

AR-16-110c1

Hole AR-16-110c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 and A3 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 65 m down-dip and northeast from AR-14-15 (3.42% U3O8 over 22.35 m and 1.52% U3O8 over 32.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 85 m up-dip and northeast of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 and A3 shears were both intersected at an inclination of -66°.

The hole intersected bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 122.1 m and the unconformity at 132.1 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 57.5 m including 5.7 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 240.5 m section (452.5 to 693.0 m). In the A2 shear, 19.5 m of composite mineralization including 2.6 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 38.0 m of composite mineralization including 3.1 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 863.5 m.

AR-16-110c2

Hole AR-16-110c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-110c1 at a depth of 217 m.  It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 and A3 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 145 m northeast of AR-14-15 (3.42% U3O8 over 22.35 m and 1.52% U3O8 over 32.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 83 m northeast and up-dip of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 231 m. The A2 and A3 shears intersected at inclinations of -67° and -68°, respectively. 

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 through A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 55.0 m including 3.05 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 44,000 cps) was intersected within a 359.5 m section (500.0 to 859.5 m). In the A1 shear, 5.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected In the A2 shear, 35.5 m of composite mineralization including 2.0 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 14.5 m of composite mineralization including 1.05 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 939.5 m.

AR-16-111c1

Hole AR-16-111c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-69°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 40 m southwest from AR-16-98c2 (7.59% U3O8 over 73.5 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 shear was intersected at an inclination of -66°.

The hole intersected heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 117.3 m and the unconformity at 122.0 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 and A2 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A1 and A2 shears in association with massive to semi-massive veins, stringers, disseminated and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 69.0 m including 10.85 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 369.0 m section (436.0 to 805.0 m). In the A1 shear, 12.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. In the A2 shear, 49.5 m of composite mineralization including 10.85 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. An additional 7.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected northwest of the A1 shear. The hole was terminated at 819.5 m.

AR-16-111c2

Hole AR-16-111c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-111c1 at a depth of 216 m.  It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A1 and A2 shears. The hole tested the A1 shear 86 m down-dip and southwest of AR-16-98c1 (4.17% U3O8 over 21.0 m and 0.54% U3O8 over 12.5 m in the A1 shear) and the A2 shear 21 m down-dip and northeast of AR-15-58c1 (2.48% U3O8 over 80.5 m and 9.72% over 35.5 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 228 m. The A1 and A2 shears intersected at inclinations of -70° and -71°, respectively. 

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A1 through A3 shears in association with massive to semi-massive veins, stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 67.0 m including 13.1 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 291.0 m section (417.5 to 708.5 m). In the A1 shear, 18.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.3 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A2 shear, 39.0 m of composite mineralization including 12.8 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 10.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 857.5 m.
AR-16-112c1

Hole AR-16-112c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 20 m down-dip from AR-16-92c3 (8.21% U3O8 over 14.0 m and 12.02% over 12.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 201 m. The A2 shear was intersected at an inclination of -71°.

The hole intersected heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones between 114.2 m and the unconformity at 121.6 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A2 and A3 shears in association with massive to semi-massive veins, stringers, disseminated and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 34.0 m including 2.75 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 238.0 m section (404.0 to 642.0 m). In the A2 shear, 23.5 m of composite mineralization including 2.75 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 10.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected. hole was terminated at 771.5 m.

AR-16-112c2

Hole AR-16-112c2 was a directional hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-112c1 at a depth of 343 m.  It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 shear. The hole tested the A2 shear 38 m down-dip and southwest of AR-16-92c3 (8.21% U3O8 over 14.0 m and 12.02% over 12.0 m in the A2 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 372 m. The A2 shear was intersected at an inclination of -71°.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 and A3 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with massive to semi-massive veins, stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 44.0 m including 9.1 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 136.5 m section (475.5 to 612.0 m). In the A2 shear, 37.0 m of composite mineralization including 9.1 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 7.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 876.5 m.

AR-16-113c1

Hole AR-16-113c1 was a directional hole collared from surface at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (327° Azimuth). It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 and A3 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 60 m down-dip and northeast from AR-16-60c2 (1.15% U3O8 over 23.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 48 m northeast and down-dip of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 177 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -66° and 67°, respectively.

The hole intersected heavily bleached Athabasca Group sandstones between 126.0 m and the unconformity at 138.4 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 through A4 shears). Anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity was intersected in the A2 through A4 shears in association with stringers, disseminated and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 54.5 m including 4.1 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 299.5 m section (520.5 to 820.0 m). In the A2 shear, 26.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.9 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A3 shear, 27.0 m of composite mineralization including 3.2 m of off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, an additional 1.0 m of composite mineralization was intersected. The hole was terminated at 879.5 m.

AR-16-113c2

Hole AR-16-113c2 was a direction hole that departed pilot hole AR-16-113c1 at a depth of 189.0 m. It was designed as a scissor hole to test and expand mineralized zones in the A2 through A4 shears. The hole tested the A2 shear 100 m down-dip and to the northeast of AR-15-60c2 (1.15% U3O8 over 23.0 m in the A2 shear) and the A3 shear 75 m down-dip and to the northeast of AR-15-57c2 (5.89% U3O8 over 29.5 m in the A3 shear). Directional drilling was initiated at 189 m. The A2 and A3 shears were intersected at inclinations of -66° and -67°, respectively.

Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at the top of the hole and consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A1 through A4 shears). The hole successfully intersected anomalous to strongly anomalous radioactivity in the A2 and A3 shears in association with stringers, disseminated, foliation-controlled and fracture-controlled pitchblende mineralization. A total composite mineralization of 53.0 m including 0.65 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 45,000 cps) was intersected within a 352.5 m section (543.0 m to 895.5 m). In the A2 shear, 9.5 m of composite mineralization was intersected. In the A3 shear, 41.5 m of composite mineralization including 0.45 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. In the A4 shear, 2.0 m of composite mineralization including 0.2 m off-scale radioactivity was intersected. The hole was terminated at 960.5 m.

HARPOON DISCOVERY DRILLING

HP-16-09

HP-16-09 was drilled at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (305° azimuth). It was designed to test the Harpoon shear 20 m up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08 (4.5 m of off-scale radioactivity; assays pending). Severe drill hole deviation occurred in the overburden and the shear was tested 60 m up-dip from drill hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 135.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. No anomalous radioactivity was intersected before the hole was terminated at 387 m. The Harpoon shear was manifested in a 10 m long graphitic deformation zone marked by narrow zones of mylonite, fault breccia and quartz veining as well as strong intermittent chlorite, clay and hematite alteration. Due to deviation, the hole intersected the target horizon 40 m further up-dip from where planned.

HP-16-10

Hole HP-16-10 was drilled at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (305° azimuth). It was designed to test the Harpoon shear 20 m down-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08. However, severe deviation occurred in the overburden and the Harpoon shear was tested 35 m down-dip and northeast of that hole.
No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 136.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition.  Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 4.0 m (240.0 to 244.0 m) before the hole was terminated at 351 m.

HP-16-11

Hole HP-16-11 was drilled at an angled orientation (-70°) to the northwest (305° azimuth). It tested the Harpoon shear 20 m down-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 131.0 m and the unconformity at 135.0 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 7.0 m (249.0 to 256.0 m) before the hole was terminated at 330 m.

HP-16-12

HP-16-12 was drilled at an angled orientation (-80°) to the northwest (305° azimuth). It was designed to test the Harpoon shear 20 m southwest of discovery hole HP-16-08. However, severe deviation occurred in the overburden and the Harpoon shear was tested 40 m down-dip and southwest of that hole.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 116.0 m and the unconformity at 129.0 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. A total composite mineralization of 11.0 m was intersected within a 26.0 m section (218.5 to 244.5 m) in the Harpoon shear. The hole was terminated at 398 m.

HP-16-13

HP-16-13 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) to mitigate against the severe deviation in the overburden that occurred in previous holes. It tested the Harpoon shear 33 m southwest of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 132.1 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition.  Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 16.5m (212.5 to 229.0 m) which included 2.95 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 369 m.

HP-16-14

Hole HP-16-14 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 60 m southwest of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 129.2 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 10.5 m (206.0 to 216.5 m) before the hole was terminated at 276 m.

HP-16-15

HP-16-15 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 77 m southwest and up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 132.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 0.5 m (195.5 to 196.0 m) before the hole was terminated at 288 m.

HP-16-16

HP-16-16 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 28 m northeast and up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 117.0 m and the unconformity at 133.6 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 3.0 m (195.0 to 198.0 m) which included 0.4 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 50,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 297 m.

HP-16-17

HP-16-17 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 32 m northeast of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 87.3 m and the unconformity at 133.5 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 5.5 m (208.0 to 213.5 m) before the hole was terminated at 364 m.

HP-16-18

HP-16-18 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 53 m northeast of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 112.0 m and the unconformity at 133.8 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 14.0 m (189.5 to 203.5 m) which included 0.6 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 18,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 342 m.

HP-16-19

HP-16-19 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 51 m northeast and up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 117.7 m and the unconformity at 134.5 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. A total composite mineralization of 6.5 m including 0.65 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 41,000 cps) was intersected within a 12.0 m section (182.0 to 194.0 m) in the Harpoon shear. The hole was terminated at 294 m.

HP-16-20

HP-16-20 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 73 m northeast of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 135.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. A total composite mineralization of 12.5 m including 2.15 m of off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps) was intersected within a 25.0 m section (183.5 to 208.5 m) in the Harpoon shear. The hole was terminated at 330 m.

HP-16-21

HP-16-21 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 85 m northeast and up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

Heavily bleached and desilicified Athabasca Group sandstones were intersected between 112.0 m and the unconformity at 137.1 m. Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 4.5 m (172.0 to 176.5 m) which included 0.3 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 18,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 275 m.

HP-16-22

HP-16-22 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 68 m northeast of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 135.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 17.0 m (191.5 to 208.5 m) which included 0.65 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to >61,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 324.0 m.

HP-16-23

HP-16-23 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 39 m southwest and up-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 135.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. No anomalous radioactivity was intersected before the hole was terminated at 288 m.

HP-16-24

HP-16-24 was drilled at a vertical orientation (-90°) and tested the Harpoon shear 63 m southwest and down-dip of discovery hole HP-16-08.

No Athabasca Group sandstones were recovered due to its characteristically unconsolidated nature at Harpoon. Basement lithologies were intersected beginning at 129.0 m and consisted largely of semipelitic and intrusive gneisses of varying composition. Continuous mineralization was intersected in the Harpoon shear over 3.5 m (215.5 to 219.0 m) which included 0.2 m of composite off-scale radioactivity (>10,000 to 17,000 cps). The hole was terminated at 219.0 m.