The BC Golden Triangle is located in a prolific mineral-rich region in northwest British Columbia, Canada. It has a diverse record of historical discoveries, past and current production and recently major new base and precious mineral discoveries by junior mining companies.
The Golden Triangle is a world-class mining area play known for many producing mines (Red Chris, Snip, Johnny Mountain, Eskay Creek, Granduc, Valley of the Kings, Premiere), large advanced projects (GJ, Schaft Creek, Galore Creek, KSM, Red Mountain) and recently several exciting discovery projects highlighted by
Newmont’s recent announcement it would pay C393 million to purchase GT Gold’s copper and gold rich Saddle discoveries on its Tatogga property.
In the 1980’s there was considerable junior exploration activity in the Golden Triangle leading to discovery of the SNIP mine – followed by discovery of the ESKAY Creek mine backed by legendary mining promoter and mine finder Murray Pezim. The Eskay Creek mine went on to produce (1994 – 2008) approximately 3.3 million ounces of gold and 160 million ounces of silver at average grades of 45 g/t Au and 2,224 g/t Ag. Eskay was once the world’s highest-grade gold mine and fifth-largest silver mine by volume.
HAWKEYE owns 100% interests in four (4) copper, gold, and silver projects strategically situated in the BC Golden Triangle totaling 12,004 hectares. The properties are not subject to net smelter royalties (NSR). HAWKEYE’s McBride, Railway and Todagin properties are contiguous and/or situated within approximately 16 kilometres of the Newcrest/Imperial Metals producing copper/gold Red Chris mine and approximately 16km east of Newmont’s (GT Gold) copper – gold Tatogga property.
The Company’s fourth Golden Triangle property is the Boomerang, a copper/gold project that is situated north of Teck’s Schaft Creek discovery which is considered one of the largest undeveloped porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum-silver deposits in North America, and Teck/Newmont’s Galore Creek project considered as one of the largest undeveloped copper-gold projects with resources previously reported by Teck of eight million ounces of gold and nine billion pounds of copper.
For further information relating to HAWKEYE’s BC Golden Triangle properties click on the “Properties” link in the header above or any of the property links in the sidebar to the right.