auriferous


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auriferous

(of rock) containing gold; gold-bearing

auriferous

[ȯ′rif·ə·rəs]
(geology)
Of a substance, especially a mineral deposit, bearing gold.
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is pleased to announce that is has received significant gold assay results from a Homestake-type auriferous banded iron formation ("BIF") near Lemagni, in the Mayoko greenstone belt, Republic of Congo-Brazzaville ("ROC").
The acquired block of claims counts with records of a past producer "Fiddler Creek," which describes the geology of the Property as an area that is underlain by argillites of the Jurassic to Cretaceous Bowser Lake Group, in which auriferous quartz veins are probable sources for placer gold along Fiddler Creek (BC Minfile 103I206).
The Dolly Varden area is recognized as a classic eastern Great Basin district with base and precious metals associated with upper Paleozoic sediments intruded by Cretaceous auriferous magmas, which is a similar geological setting to the Battle Mountain Fortitude skarn gold type of deposit in east central Nevada.
The Project is located within the prolific Nazca-Ocono Gold Belt within which there are at least 70 known gold deposits comprising narrow but generally high-grade auriferous quartz veins.
north of the Diamond Hitch zone, where an auriferous quartz vein is hosted within a granodiorite intrusion.
It is anticipated that approximately 4-6 holes for a total of 4,000 feet of drilling will be completed to test for high-grade, bonanza-type gold mineralization at depth beneath auriferous veins exposed on the surface.
It is magnetic, altered, sheared, brecciated and locally mineralized with auriferous pyrite.
Never-the-less, the results of the panned concentrate samples reported here indicate that localized, very high grade auriferous zones are present in the Swede Channel currently being evaluated by the bulk sample program.
The soil sampling program also delineated a number of anomalies that appear to define other auriferous vein systems; one anomaly, which is defined by soil values of 613, 1500, 760, 870, 2400 ppb Au (background of about 100 ppb Au), extends over a strike length of 300m plus.
A north-south anomalous auriferous trend of approximately 2.
The Pinguino property is host to a large number of auriferous epithermal quartz veins totaling approximately 15 miles (25 kilometers) in total strike length.
District mineralization : Important auriferous mineralization is also associated to the western margin of the Bougouni basin with the main feature being Avnel Gold's 900,000 oz Kalana deposit located 25 km east of Mandiana.