7.8 Further exploration
Conceptual targets at Brewery Creek
There are several potential targets for further exploration at Brewery Creek. These include:
(1) Down dip extension of the Reserve Trend. The > 20M oz Donlin Creek gold deposit is similar to Brewery Creek in structural setting, geochemical signature and mineral paragenesis and there is the potential for a comparable Au resource at Brewery Creek.
(2) Parallel hydrothermal systems. The mapped repetition of thrust faults indicates that there is the potential for a similar system hosted by other faults that trend parallel to the Reserve Trend.
(6) Tintina-related Au mineralization. Mineralization at the Classic Zone may be related to faults that were active during movement on the Tintina Fault. Thus, structures that trend sub-parallel to the Tintina Fault may host significant Au mineralization.