Platinex Declares Drill Outcomes at Shining Tree Property and Completes 3D Magnetic Inversion

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Platinex Property Mine Shafts

Platinex Property Mine Shafts

Platinex Property Mine Shafts

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Platinex Inc. (CSE: PTX) (the “Firm” or “Platinex“) is happy to announce preliminary ends in reference to a portion of the deliberate Part 1 drilling program carried out on the Shining Tree property and completion of magnetic information synthesis and magnetic inversion modelling. A brief video exhibiting the connection between a few of the information indicating prime exploration targets is on the house web page of the web site

James R. Trusler, Chairman and CEO of Platinex, said, “We now have acquired a considerable quantity of geological and exploration information over the past yr which is enabling vital development of exploration of the property. We’re pinning down the placement and orientation of the Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone, (“RTDZ”) and related constructions and are creating an understanding of the geochemical footprint of alteration hosted by the RTDZ. The brand new magnetic information and magnetic inversion modelling signifies that the RTDZ on the property is a significant, deep-seated construction. Gold in until and pathfinder geochemistry within the until fantastic fraction is pointing in the direction of sources (targets) on and associated to the RTDZ. Additional, gold analyses of the until fantastic fraction are indicating vital gold concentrations within the until believed sourced from the RTDZ and associated constructions. The brand new IP surveys have resulted in a number of anomalies to be prioritized and examined. The trail to discovery is beneath our toes.”

Drilling Outcomes Overview:
A complete of 1,270m of the part 1 drilling program was accomplished between April and June this yr together with testing one IP gap inside the Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone (“RTDZ”) which intersected anomalous gold and multi-element pathfinder components in a major 86m thick fault zone containing intensely deformed fault breccia inside a mylonitic matrix from 34m depth. The 5 different holes examined the Caswell Shaft 2 and Vein 109 areas. All encountered gold mineralization with gold values as much as 6.4g/t/0.5m in Gap WP21-12. Vein 109, which traditionally has been mapped and uncovered for a 200m strike size was drill examined by three drill holes.

The Firm has been buying new information over the previous 12 months protecting the property together with the 3D magnetic inversion, synoptic geology examine, LIDAR, gold in until and an IP survey and is within the strategy of compiling and deciphering the information and prioritizing targets on the property which is summarized additional within the press launch. The info gathering and interpretation has resulted within the progressive identification of deep- seated constructions on its Shining Tree property and indications are that a number of massive and excessive magnetic susceptibility our bodies are current.

Along with the important thing factors above a brand new magnetic information interpretation has been offered from the west finish of the property to Tyrrell Twp. The entire information inputs are being thought of collectively and a brand new IP survey recognized 8 IP anomalies on the RTDZ. In complete, the IP survey recognized 25 IP chargeability anomalies, together with 16 recognized as excessive precedence.

Lastly, for the reason that Herrick deposit is a brief distance from the lately acquired and consolidated Ronda mine space from Alamos Gold (see press launch dated September 24, 2021), an in-house analysis of useful resource potential has been accomplished, together with historic drilling and up to date drilling accomplished by Platinex. Suggestions embody drilling to guage continuity and useful resource potential within the Herrick deposit and drilling to guage exploration potential within the Herrick-Ronda Mine space. It’s anticipated that the second part of drilling will embody infill, growth, and exploration drilling and drill take a look at the Ronda space and the brand new IP targets.

Part 1 Drilling Program Outcomes:
Gap PGC-21-01 was drilled in a northeasterly course for 261m to check an IP anomaly and intersected an 86m thick fault zone containing intensely deformed fault breccia inside a mylonitic matrix from 34m depth. This has been recognized because the Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone (“RTDZ”). A cherty graphitic, pyritic sedimentary rock happens from 76.65m within the gap for 14.9m inside the fault zone. Analyses point out low anomalous ranges of gold (See desk beneath) and as much as 186 components per million (“ppm”) zinc, 353 ppm arsenic, 239ppm barium, 9.2 ppm antimony,116 ppm copper, 573 components per billion (“ppb”) mercury, 68.6 ppm molybdenum and 16 ppm tungsten.

The affiliation of anomalous ranges of zinc, arsenic, barium, antimony, copper, mercury, molybdenum and tungsten with gold from the inside the RTDZ might properly type a fingerprint for any such mineralization. Certainly, this identical affiliation with a lot increased anomalous multi-element outcomes was famous within the fantastic portion of lots of the extremely anomalous gold in until samples (see press launch dated September 27, 2021).

The multi-element geochemistry is being additional analyzed to check its doable use to vector to and determine the in-place supply of the gold and multi-element mineralization.

The remaining drill holes in this system are reported within the desk beneath:

Gap ID






Size (m)




































Evelyn Vein close to Caswell Shaft 2
















Vein 109





Vein 109












Vein 109





Evelyn Vein?












Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone

Notes: Location coordinates are UTM NAD83 Z17
Intersection lengths are down lengths, true widths should not identified
WP21-08 reported 1.00m at .37 g/t

3D Magnetic Inversion

The synthesis of magnetic information and the 3D magnetic inversion have now been accomplished. The outcomes are being processed and can be proven on the web site in video format exhibiting the particular relationships between the deep constructions, present IP anomalies, gold in until anomalies multi-element analyses and another related options. Preliminary indications are that a number of massive and excessive magnetic susceptibility our bodies current as targets for observe up exploration together with:

  1. A trachyte, which attaches to a deep-seated magnetic anomaly, correlates with an E-W Down Gap IP inversion anomaly and a 39.3m properly mineralized and altered part of trachyte in gap HU-89-8.

  2. A magnetic physique correlates with a widespread space of excessive gold in until values and considerable ranges of mercury, zinc, molybdenum, barium, arsenic, antimony, copper and tungsten within the gold in until fines. The magnetic susceptibility anomaly broadens considerably at depth. This space can also be centred on a gravity excessive.

  3. Preliminary indications are that parts of the Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone and a associated parallel construction type deep seated magnetic options.

  4. A big gold in until anomaly is close to a powerful IP anomaly which correlated with the margin of a really robust and deep-seated magnetic susceptibility anomaly.

Synoptic Geological Mapping

Interpretation of Ridout Tyrrell Deformation Zone (RTDZ) primarily based on the mapping of geological options, has been completed property vast revealing a 21km size and two doable associated faults one parallel to the RTDZ and the opposite a spur fault intersecting the Herrick Mine veins. These two options would offer an extra 12 km of excessive potential goal space for a complete of 33km of potential geological constructions.


LIDAR gives correct imagery of the Shining Tree property in numerous views which is offering entry to sure capabilities which can be newly realized:

  1. The imagery permits correct verify on places of options corresponding to historic workings in any other case hidden from statement.

  2. Helps in structural evaluation of property (coupling with 3D magnetic inversion) and figuring out terrain circumstances. Eg can precisely interpret course of glacial motion in final ice age which improves interpretation of supply of gold in until indications.

  3. Helps find outcrops and geological options for floor observe up.

  4. Permits observe up audit of program effectiveness. Eg. the verify on previous workings has enabled Platinex to determine that the very best previous trenches on Caswell east had been missed within the 2020 stripping program.

All exploration actions together with drilling, line slicing, and IP are being designed and can be applied inside COVID-19 security pointers for the province of Ontario.

The knowledge introduced on this information launch has been reviewed and accepted by James R. Trusler, P.Eng., Chairman and CEO of the Firm and the Certified Individual for exploration on the Shining Tree property, as outlined by Nationwide Instrument 43-101 ‘Requirements for Disclosure for Mineral Tasks’.

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James R. Trusler
Chief Govt Officer
Tel: (416) 565-5616
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About Platinex Inc. – Advancing a District Scale Venture in an Abitibi Gold Camp
Platinex is focusing its efforts on the exploration of its property within the Shining Tree District. The 21,806 ha. (53,883 acres /218 km 2) property is located alongside the Ridout-Tyrrell development between the Juby deposit of Aris Gold to the east and the mine development-stage Cote gold deposit and lately introduced main discovery, Gosselin gold deposit of IAMGOLD and Sumitomo to the west. Platinex has created the biggest mixed gold centered property package deal within the Shining Tree District, northern Ontario, which has obtained little trendy exploration in comparison with different gold camps within the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. Shares of Platinex are listed for buying and selling on the Canadian Securities Alternate below the image “PTX”.

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