Mr. Kevin Bottomley reports
KING'S BAY COMPLETES VTEM PLUS SURVEY OVER LYNX LAKE COPPER-COBALT PROJECT, SOUTHERN LABRADOR
Geotech Ltd., of Aurora, Ont., has completed 100 per cent of the 382-line-kilometre helicopter-borne versatile time domain electromagnetic geophysical survey over King's Bay Gold Corp.'s 100-per-cent-owned Lynx Lake copper-cobalt project in southeastern Labrador.
Geotech Ltd. has advised King's Bay that it expects to have the results outlining potential drilling targets from the survey by early May. The helicopter-borne versatile time domain electromagnetic system (VTEM) has a penetration depth of over 800 metres, with a low base frequency (30 hertz) for penetration through conductive overburden cover, coupled with a two-to-three-metre high spatial resolution. This system is advertised to be able to delineate potential drill hole targets from the airborne results. In addition, it also has excellent resistivity discrimination to enable the detection of weak anomalies.
Kevin Bottomley stated: "King's Bay is pleased to announce the completion of our VTEM survey. We look forward to viewing the geophysical data that we have gathered, and are excited to advance our project at Lynx Lake, and share that data with our shareholders."
Lynx Lake project
The Lynx Lake copper-cobalt property consists of 959 mineral claims encompassing a land area of approximately 240 square kilometres, located 100 kilometres southeast of Happy Valley Goose Bay, Nfld. Historic grab sampling on the property has returned samples assaying up to 1.39 per cent copper, 0.94 per cent cobalt, 0.21 per cent nickel and 6.5 grams per tonne silver. Government regional low-resolution residual magnetic surveys and preliminary hand-held electromagnetic surveys done by local prospectors have shown strong conductors beneath the overburden, and provide incentive to explore the area further for additional subsurface mineralization. The project is located directly adjacent to a three-phase powerline and the Trans-Labrador Highway.
About King's Bay
King's Bay is focused on the exploration of cobalt and other high-tech metals in North America. The company believes in this emerging fast-growth sector and will continue to seek out and evaluate properties that show promise for development.
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