ROUYN-NORANDA, Quebec, March 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (GMX – Toronto Stock Exchange, G1MN – Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, Munich, Tradegate, Lang & Schwarz, LS Exchange, TTMzero, Düsseldorf and Quotrix Düsseldorf Stock Exchanges and GLBXF – OTCQX International in the US) is pleased to inform shareholders that Orford Mining Corporation (TSXV-ORM) (Orford) has reported that it has drilled a possible new gold bearing horizon 150 meters to the north of the South Gold Zone on the Joutel Eagle Property (“Joutel Eagle”). Hole 23-JE-007 has reported 1.3 g/t Au over 16.1 metres from 201.0 metres including higher grade intervals of up to 4.5g/t Au over 1.1 m, in a previously untested area of the Joutel Eagle Property. New Results from hole 23-JE-015 in the South Gold Zone reported 1.10g/t Au over 54.7 metres including higher grade intervals of up to 9.1g/t over 0.4 m. This hole was drilled in the South Gold Zone, 25 metres southeast of the previously reported results from 23-JE-004 (14.6 metres of 4.1 g/t). The majority of assays from the recently completed 2023 drill program are pending. Note that drilling intervals are down-hole lengths. True thicknesses cannot be estimated with available information (click here to access Orford’s press release).
David Christie, President and CEO of Orford, commented, “The 2023 drill campaign on our Joutel Eagle property has proven that the property has tremendous potential value with the discovery of a new zone 150 metres to the north of the South Gold Zone. Drilling on the South Gold Zone continues to prove mineralized continuity along strike which was the main purpose of the program.”
About the Joutel Eagle Property
The property is situated just to the northwest of Agnico Eagle’s past producing Eagle-Telbel operation which produced in excess of 1.1 Moz. of gold from 1974 to 1993. The Joutel Eagle property covers 11 km of the Casa Berardi structural zone south splay (CBSZ) which is associated with several gold deposits. On November 30, 2021 Orford entered an option to acquire 100% of the 50 square kilometer Joutel Eagle Project from Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. (TSX: GMX) (OTCQX International: GLBXF) (Frankfurt: G1MM).
Figure 1: Map of the Joutel Eagle South Gold Zone Showing New Results and Completed Drilling. Note that All drilling intervals are down-hole lengths. True thicknesses cannot be estimated with available information. Information on adjacent properties is not necessarily indicative of the potential on Orford’s Joutel Eagle Property.
This press release was composed by Jack Stoch, Geo., President, and CEO of Globex in his capacity as a Qualified Person (Q.P.) under NI 43-101. Much is verbatim from Orford’s press release.
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