Evrim Resources received its permit to conduct drilling at the Cuale gold project in Jalisco, Mexico, and crews are on site to commence the program. The company has planned a minimum 3,000-m diamond drilling program comprising between 10 to 15 drill holes.
“The first drill holes at Cuale are planned at La Gloria to test the depth extent of the high-grade gold mineralization encountered in trenches 1 and 4, followed by other high-priority drill targets throughout the trenched area,” said Stewart Harris, vice president of technical services for Evrim. “Drilling is also planned at four step-out areas to test geophysical targets within the anomalous gold in soil geochemical and rock chip halo, including the North Dome, which extends up to 1,000 m north of the trenched area.”
The Cuale project is 100% owned by Evrim and comprised of a 232-km² property prospective for high-sulphidation epithermal gold mineralization. The project is located 185 kilometers (km) west of Guadalajara and 35 km southeast of Puerto Vallarta in the Cordillera Madre del Sur.
Regionally, the project is located within the Talpa de Allende area of Jalisco near Agnico Eagle Mines’ Barqueño project, 645,000 ounces (oz) gold and 38 million oz silver, and Endeavour Silver’s Terronera project (436,000 oz gold and 42 million oz silver). The area is close to infrastructure with roads and powerlines crossing the property.