Welcome!

News Feed Item

Argonaut Exploration Inc. Samples Untested Gold from Surface Rock Samples to 65.9 Grams / Tonne at Terrace, B.C.

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/14 -- Argonaut Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AGA) ("Argonaut" or "the Company") releases 2014 sample results. Argonaut Exploration Inc. investigates untested gold mineralization at surface on the Company's Columario Gold Mine property. Several samples were collected by company personnel in late summer, 2014 from different locations including sulphide-bearing quartz vein sub-outcrop samples from the historic Valhalla vein, loose sulphide-bearing quartz vein talus from the upper mine road fill and a 17.4 kilogram bulk soil sample collected from an upper mine road cross-trench with approximate dimensions 3.66 meters (m) long by 12.7 centimeters (cm) wide by 7.6 cm deep. The results are presented in Tables 1 and 2.

Argonaut has commenced testing through sample analysis the hypothesis that mined and unprocessed mineralized quartz vein muck was deposited in front of the tunnel portals during the mine tunnel development period from 1927 to 1933. This period of development was prior to the building of the mine's 100 ton per day flotation mill in 1934 (British Columbia ARIS Assessment report 17551).

Based on the sample results and with further verification, it is increasingly apparent that Argonaut's upper mine road switchbacks that access five mine tunnels may potentially be located on a mixture of talus and non-transported ore muck.

TABLE 1: 2014 COLUMARIO MINE ROAD SAMPLES


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Sample                                        Elevation Width  Gold  Silver 
Number      Sample Type        Location  Vein       (m)    (m) (g/t)   (g/t)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Valhalla tunnel                                     
                           Haulage mine                                     
Val07-14    Sub-outcrop            road     1       562   grab  65.9    16.5
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Talus quartz          Adit 1                                     
                  float    Haulage mine                                     
Ad107-14      aggregate            road     -       564   grab  39.5   112.0
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

TABLE 2: 2014 COLUMARIO MINE ROAD - TRENCH BULK SOIL SAMPLE R1


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Sample R1                                                                   
(Elevation   Sample                                                         
 615 m)      Weight        Sample         %            Gold          Silver 
Description    (kg)    -Mesh Size By Weight            (g/t)           (g/t)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                              (i)partly       (i)partly
              17.46           All       100         analyzed        analyzed
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dry Sieved            (i) greater                                           
              14.51       than  4      83.1  (i)not analyzed (i)not analyzed
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dry Sieved     1.22       4 to 12       7.0             1.22             4.5
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dry Sieved     1.73 less than 12       9.9             8.73            20.2
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabled                                                                      
 washed                                                                     
 Concentrate   1.33 less than 12      82.3             7.53              23
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabled                                                                      
 washed                                                                     
 Middling      0.17 less than 12      10.7             9.00    not analyzed
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabled                                                                      
 washed                                                                     
 Tails         0.11 less than 12       7.0            22.40    not analyzed
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Mesh size indicates the number of equal sized square holes in a square    
inch. A standard sieve scale.                                               
(i) Unknown visible amounts of greater than 4 mesh to gravel sized gold and
silver bearing vein fragments are present in the upper switchback mine road 
fill as indicated by Table 1 sample Ad 07-14.                               

Argonaut's prior Columario mine area sample program was conducted in 2011 with some of the results summarized below in Table 3. The prior results were news released on October 24th, 2011 and are posted on the Company's website and SEDAR. The Columario mine is located on veins 4, 5 and 6 (Dakota vein) with the Valhalla vein, vein 7, Tenderfoot, Victor and several other veins peripheral to the mine workings.

TABLE 3. 2011 COLUMARIO MINE: SIGNIFICANT ROAD VEIN CHANNEL SAMPLES


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                           Location                                         
Sample                     (West to         Elevation  Width   Gold  Silver 
Number        Sample Type   East)      Vein       (m)     (m)  (g/t)   (g/t)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G0750891      chip/channel Adit 5,                                          
                            Site 1        4       655     0.7   37.0   103.0
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G0750898 +    chip/channel Adit 4,                                          
 G0750899                   Site 1        4       630    1.25   10.6    28.1
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Columario Property and Gold Mine are available for Sale and/or Option.

About Argonaut Exploration Inc.

Argonaut is a junior mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold, silver and copper bearing mineral properties. For more information on the Corporation visit its website at www.argonautexploration.com.

Analytical results are provided by Loring Laboratories (Alberta) Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta. The rock samples were digested by a four acid leach followed by a 30 element ICP analysis. Gold and Silver were determined separately using a 30 gram sample split treated by fire assay with gravimetric finish.

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Company's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
When shopping for a new data processing platform for IoT solutions, many development teams want to be able to test-drive options before making a choice. Yet when evaluating an IoT solution, it’s simply not feasible to do so at scale with physical devices. Building a sensor simulator is the next best choice; however, generating a realistic simulation at very high TPS with ease of configurability is a formidable challenge. When dealing with multiple application or transport protocols, you would be...
As businesses adopt functionalities in cloud computing, it’s imperative that IT operations consistently ensure cloud systems work correctly – all of the time, and to their best capabilities. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Bernd Harzog, CEO and founder of OpsDataStore, presented an industry answer to the common question, “Are you running IT operations as efficiently and as cost effectively as you need to?” He then expounded on the industry issues he frequently came up against as an analyst, and ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that App2Cloud will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. App2Cloud is an online Platform, specializing in migrating legacy applications to any Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Kelly Looney, director of DevOps consulting for Skytap, showed how an incremental approach to introducing containers into complex, distributed applications results in modernization with less risk and more reward. He also shared the story of how Skytap used Docker to get out of the business of managing infrastructure, and into the business of delivering innovation and business value. Attendees learned how up-front planning allows for a clean sep...
IoT is at the core or many Digital Transformation initiatives with the goal of re-inventing a company's business model. We all agree that collecting relevant IoT data will result in massive amounts of data needing to be stored. However, with the rapid development of IoT devices and ongoing business model transformation, we are not able to predict the volume and growth of IoT data. And with the lack of IoT history, traditional methods of IT and infrastructure planning based on the past do not app...
Blockchain is a shared, secure record of exchange that establishes trust, accountability and transparency across supply chain networks. Supported by the Linux Foundation's open source, open-standards based Hyperledger Project, Blockchain has the potential to improve regulatory compliance, reduce cost and time for product recall as well as advance trade. Are you curious about Blockchain and how it can provide you with new opportunities for innovation and growth? In her session at 20th Cloud Exp...
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. Jack Norris reviews best practices to show how companies develop, deploy, and dynamically update these applications and how this data-first...
Intelligent Automation is now one of the key business imperatives for CIOs and CISOs impacting all areas of business today. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Brian Boeggeman, VP Alliances & Partnerships at Ayehu, will talk about how business value is created and delivered through intelligent automation to today’s enterprises. The open ecosystem platform approach toward Intelligent Automation that Ayehu delivers to the market is core to enabling the creation of the self-driving enterprise.
"At the keynote this morning we spoke about the value proposition of Nutanix, of having a DevOps culture and a mindset, and the business outcomes of achieving agility and scale, which everybody here is trying to accomplish," noted Mark Lavi, DevOps Solution Architect at Nutanix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In IT, we sometimes coin terms for things before we know exactly what they are and how they’ll be used. The resulting terms may capture a common set of aspirations and goals – as “cloud” did broadly for on-demand, self-service, and flexible computing. But such a term can also lump together diverse and even competing practices, technologies, and priorities to the point where important distinctions are glossed over and lost.
Internet-of-Things discussions can end up either going down the consumer gadget rabbit hole or focused on the sort of data logging that industrial manufacturers have been doing forever. However, in fact, companies today are already using IoT data both to optimize their operational technology and to improve the experience of customer interactions in novel ways. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Gordon Haff, Red Hat Technology Evangelist, shared examples from a wide range of industries – including en...
"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Enterprise architects are increasingly adopting multi-cloud strategies as they seek to utilize existing data center assets, leverage the advantages of cloud computing and avoid cloud vendor lock-in. This requires a globally aware traffic management strategy that can monitor infrastructure health across data centers and end-user experience globally, while responding to control changes and system specification at the speed of today’s DevOps teams. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Josh Gray, Chie...
Consumers increasingly expect their electronic "things" to be connected to smart phones, tablets and the Internet. When that thing happens to be a medical device, the risks and benefits of connectivity must be carefully weighed. Once the decision is made that connecting the device is beneficial, medical device manufacturers must design their products to maintain patient safety and prevent compromised personal health information in the face of cybersecurity threats. In his session at @ThingsExpo...
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...