The galloway
Gold Project

This project is strategically located near different gold
deposits, discovered along one of the most prolific
gold faults in the world.

In the Dasserat Township,
Abitibi (Quebec, Canada)


Fokus Mining Corporation concentrates its effort on the Galloway project, more precisely on the “Golden Triangle”. This project is located along the Cadillac-Larder Lake Fault, where you can find numerous mines and deposits from the mining camps of Kirkland Lake, Noranda, Cadillac, Malartic and Val-d’Or.

The Galloway project consists of three mining concessions and 95 claims covering a total area of 2,668 hectares. The property is the result of the amalgamation of many claims blocks along a 3-km-wide corridor of gold bearing structures, over a total length of 10 km along the Larder-Lake-Cadillac Break (LLCB).


Notable features

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The Galloway property is situated in one of Canada’s most prolific mining regions. Many major mining projects have achieved impressive drilling results in the area.

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Open pit and
underground potential

The four main showings (GP, Hendrick, Moriss, and Hurd) could be connected on the surface and underground. All together, they represent an important gold deposit potential.

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40,000 m of drilling
in 2020-2021

Fokus Mining Corporation plans to begin drilling as early as 2020 to assess the property’s economic potential. A 5-million-dollar budget will be allocated to do so.

Geology and Mineralization

Regional geology

The property lies within the Abitibi greenstone belt, a subprovince of the Superior structural province. The oldest rock belongs to the Blake River Group which is comprised of mafic to felsic volcanic rocks (andesites being dominant) of tholeitic to calc-alkaline affinities. Numerous intrusions and syn-volcanic intrusions of all compositions intrude the Blake River volcanics. The Timiskaming Group, comprised of sediments and alkali volcanics, lies in erosional discordance above the Blake River. The Timiskaming is intruded by post Timiskaming lamprophyres, alkali porphyries, syenite porphyries, feldspar porphyries, monzodiorites, ultramafics and gabbro-diorites. Finally, the Cobalt Group sediments of Properozoic age overlie the two previous groups along an erosional discordance.

Local geology

The three gold showings share almost all the same geological features. First, they are all associated with a porphyric syenite stock and its apophyses. Secondly, their mineral assemblage is characterized by the presence of pyrite with minor amounts of chalcopyrite and molybdenite. And finally, the higher grade lenses are all parallel to the apophyses of the syenite and plunging towards the main syenite stock. It is therefore suggested that the main control for the mineralization is the syenite intrusion. It is believed that the higher grade shoots are resulting from the brittle deformation along with the circulation of hydrothermal fluids that accompanied the setting of the syenite stock.

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The magnetic relief shows a background level with an average relative amplitude of around 57,000 ± 50 gammas. On the new parts of the grid that were recently surveyed, the magnetic relief is generally calm, except on the northeast side of the Hurd sector. On the Baie Renault section (west of Lake Dasserat), a slow decrease in magnetic intensity can be observed as we go up north and away from the main magnetic anomaly in this sector, the maximum of which is around 5338900 mN (around 100S). A few measuring points are prone to noise, possibly due to metal debris, drill pipes or other non-geological causes. In the northeastern portion of the surveyed region, on the south shore of Lake Dasserat, the magnetic activity is characterized by the presence of some considerable anomalies distributed along NE-SW axes, generally. This is likely the northeast (and possibly also subsurface) continuation of the magnetic gabbro unit that was mapped in 2010 between 250W and 450E in the Moriss Zone area. They are believed to be several tabular shaped bodies, elongated in the North-East / South-West direction, the top parts of which would be located under a possible cover of sediments of the Cobalt Group. The magnetic rocks are likely made up of magnetic gabbro, probably similar to the gabbros found further northeast near the Larochelle and Demin lakes. This magnetic phenomenon may be observable at the surface, where anomalies show short wavelengths, but this gabbro is probably covered by sediment (which is magnetically transparent). On the other hand, these gabbros have probably already been intersected by past diamond drilling in the area. The main gabbroic mass in this sector is found between lines 800E and 1400E and between 450N and 1100N.

Complementary ground magnetometric surveys were recently completed on the north and northeast portions of the Galloway project, in the Hurd and Baie Renault sectors, for Vantex Resources Ltd. in September and October of 2012. These surveys made it possible to identify and trace the continuation towards the northeast of several magnetic units likely to be part of the same family as the magnetic gabbro mapped on Cobalt sediments in the Morriss Zone area. It is possible, but unlikely, that these magnetic formations will crop out where the magnetic anomalies are strongest and display very short wavelengths. Of course, these geophysical results should be studied in light of geological, structural and geochemical information in order to derive the maximum amount of data useful for identifying economically interesting sectors. It is therefore recommended to visit this area of the property to look for rocky outcrops (which will be located in areas with strong point magnetism) and perhaps do some prospecting and mapping.

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The MMI-type geochemical survey revealed the presence of several gold and Pb-Zn anomalies on the sampled grids. In addition, the survey confirmed the porphyry Au-Cu-Mo model as the predominant model related to the genesis of the gold deposits on the property. Figure 7.10 shows the 8 anomalies found by associated metal ions domain on the Galloway grid. There are also 2 gold anomalies on the Hurd grid. The Au±Ag±As anomalies 1 and 2 are located near the Morriss and GP gold deposits, confirming that the MMI method is a good prospecting tool on the project. Anomalies 3 and 4 are of the Au-Cu±Ag type and could be indicators of the presence of gold at depth.

Drilling in these areas would be necessary to verify the presence of gold. Anomaly 5 is between the GP and Morriss showings, and almost all elements except copper are anomalous in this area. It possibly indicates a deep connection between these two gold deposits. Anomaly 6 is very interesting, on the one hand due to the strong response ratios for gold, silver and copper. In addition, this anomaly is located just south of the Soaker Hill showing and could be its extension. Anomalies 7 and 8 are of the Pb-Zn type and their main characteristic is to be isolated and distinct anomalies of the “Bull’s Eye” type. They are perhaps indicators for volcanogenic type deposits found in the Rouyn-Noranda mining camp or skarn type, given the proximity of the Baie Renault syenite.

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