hanging wall


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hanging wall

[′haŋ·iŋ ¦wȯl]
(geology)
The rock mass above a fault plane, vein, lode, ore body, or other structure. Also known as hanger; hanging; hanging side.
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Gold mineralization occurs in distinct shear-vein zones in the Footwall and Hanging Wall to the porphyry, as well as within silica-flooded fault breccias (Bug Lake Zone) which are typically best developed in the footwall to the porphyry.
Highlights from the Contact Zone & New Hanging Wall Zone which both remain open for expansion:
Disseminated nickel sulphides have been intersected in the hanging wall of Sleeping Giant on all drill sections and represent mineralization identified as being potentially economic in the recently released Preliminary Economic Assessment.
If this model applies to the real earth, it's very dangerous for people living on the hanging wall of the thrust," says Brune.
In addition to infilling gaps and upgrading some of the Inferred resource to the Indicated category, the diamond drilling is seeking to define additional resources in the Hanging Wall and Footwall zones.
In addition to the Sleeping Giant Zone, disseminated nickel sulphides have also been intersected in the hanging wall of Sleeping Giant on all drill sections and represents mineralization identified as being potentially economic in the recently released Scoping Study.
An inverted thermal field gradient of - 20 degrees C/km is also documented beneath a klippe of the Main Central thrust hanging wall - 25 km south of the Vaikrita thrust, and a peak footwall temperature of 530 degrees C is recorded close to the shear zone at the base of the klippe.
TSX-V: MOA) (Pink Sheets: MLKRF) ("Mountain Lake" or the "Company") is pleased to report the discovery of new multiple stacked hanging wall (quartz-tourmaline-pyrite-gold) veins exposed during a trenching program over a 150 metre (m) strike length in an area 1.
Good results continue to flow from extension drilling at the M1 pit while targeting of the M4 lode at depth has also identified significant hanging wall mineralisation which will have a positive impact on open pit economics.
Potential exists both at depth and along strike of the known mineralized zones on both the footwall and hanging wall.
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