Berkwood Resources Ltd (CVE:BKR) said phase four drilling at Zone 1 of the company's Lac Gueret South project in Quebec was continuing.
As revealed last week, the work is aimed at extending eastward and to infill drill portions of the current geological model ahead of a potential preliminary resource estimate.
So far, Berkwood has drilled nine new holes for 1,080 meters of newly acquired core on Phase 4, to bring the total drilling at Zone 1 to 5,086 meters over 36 drill holes.
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Notably, one hole hit 102.45 meters ( not a true width) of continuous graphite mineralization.
Berkwood also revealed it was engaged in collecting selected surface channel samples above the drill hole trace to assist with enhancing the geological model.
This current drill program is also being informed by the so-called Mise-A-La-Masse (MALM) geophysical program carried out during the recent fall season.
This charged known graphite intercepts in one hole at grounding within two Cgr (graphite) intercepts respectively located at 130 meters and 170 meters downhole.
A surface survey grid consisting of 9 N/S (north-south) lines arranged 100 meters apart, with lengths ranging between 525 meters and 750 meters established over the western portion of the historic airborne and ground-delineated EM conductive resistivity anomaly.
"We're pleased to share the MALM results with the public," Tom Yingling, the president and CEO of Berkwood, told investors. "The Phase 4 campaign integrates our deposit model generated through drilling Phases 1 to 3 with the MALM data to drill with the purpose of assembling sufficient information for the preparation of a preliminary resource statement."
Lac Gueret South lies in Cote Nord, Quebec, which is a three-hour drive north from Baie-Comeau in an area with good infrastructure, according to the company.
The project lies directly south of Mason Graphite's (CVE:LLG) advanced Lac Gueret project.
Mason is developing one of the largest medium-to high-grade graphite deposits in the world.
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