Benchmark Metals Inc (CVE:BNCH) (OTCQX:BNCHF) continues to report good drill results from the flagship Lawyers project in British Columbia, which show the potential to expand the resource.
The latest assays hail from the AGB zone of the project, where broad zones, including 41.94 metres (m) of 1.49 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 106.84 g/t silver or 2.82 g/t gold equivalent (AuEq), were encountered.
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So far this year, 61 holes for 11,863 metres have been completed at AGB and gold-silver mineralization has been expanded to the west and shows a more than 600-metre strike length.
"AGB results and visuals continue to indicate that the entire AGB area remains open in all directions," John Williamson, Benchmark's CEO said in a statement.
"The AGB expansion and definition drilling continues to intersect additional mineralization to the west, south and at depth. This area is providing significant gold-silver material at surface and is in-filling previously unknown mineralization within 270 vertical metres of surface.
"When 2020 drilling is completed at AGB, we anticipate significant gold-silver ounces from surface to depth that will contribute to the 2021 mineral resource estimate."
The assays from AGB zone include broad bulk-tonnage zones, higher-grade bulk tonnage zones and high-grade zones. When combined with the Cliff Creek and Dukes Ridge parts of the property it will add to the significant resource building potential of Lawyers.
At Cliff Creek, for example, the firm has already defined a bulk-tonnage target in the range of 1.68 to 1.92 million ounces (Moz) of gold equivalent at an average grade ranging from 1.71-1.73 g/t gold equivalent.
Benchmark is focused on developing the substantial resource potential of the Lawyers asset, which sits in the prolific Golden Horseshoe of northern British Columbia.
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