StrataGold completes drilling on BRL Venture, Guyanaadmin
StrataGold Corporation announce that the Company and its 50% joint venture partner Newmont Overseas Exploration Limited, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE & ASX: NEM; TSX: NMC), have completed the Phase II exploration program on the BRL Venture in Northwestern Guyana. A total of 819 metres (m) of trenching and 2156.10 m of diamond drilling were completed on the (greater than)32,000 hectare (ha) Monosse property.
The key targets drilled were Arakaka Trend and Aviao and are characterized by coincident geophysical, geological and geochemical anomalies. Both the Arakaka Trend and Aviao targets were defined during an extensive exploration program that has been ongoing since 2006 (see news release dated August 19, 2008). Each of the anomalies is accessible by all weather roads and are located in close proximity to the Monosse base camp, the villages of Matthew’s Ridge and Arakaka, and near the deep-water port of Port Kaituma.
StrataGold is a gold development company focused on the systematic exploration and development of two advanced-stage gold projects, Dublin Gulch, Yukon (including the Eagle Zone and Mar-Tungsten Deposits), Tassawini, Guyana and the BRL Venture with Newmont in Guyana. To obtain additional information, photos, project updates and maps pertaining to this news release, please visit: www.stratagold.com.