Exploration Company Samples 40.8% Zinc at Pilley’s Island

Exploration Company Samples 40.8% Zinc at Pilley’s Island


December 15, 2017 – Great Atlantic Resources Corp. has been exploring at its ‘Pilley’s Island Base Metal – Precious Metal Property’, specifically at ‘Bull Road’ which is located just north of Heads Pond.

The exploration at Pilley’s Island has been jointly operated with Great Atlantic’s option partner Unity Resources.

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Pilley’s Island: Heads Pond is indicated by the red drop

Great Atlantic announced yesterday that it received analytical results for a second batch of rock samples taken from an excavated trench at the Bull Road location.

Channel results include: 15.40% Zn, 6.60% Pb, 4.66% Cu, 111.5 g/t Ag and 1.008 g/t Au over 1.05 meters and 17.30% Zn, 0.10% Pb, 2.97% Cu, 31.2 g/t Ag and 0.449 g/t Au over 0.70 meters.

Grab samples returned up to 40.8% Zn, 5.50% Pb, 8.38% Cu, 148.1 g/t Ag and 2.275 g/t Au.

Great Atlantic is planning a diamond drilling program for 2018 in the Bull Road area. Additional channel sampling is also planned.

Great Atlantic’s property at Pilley’s Island is 7 adjoining licences covering a total are of 875 hectares. This property has an historic mine, which is reported to contain historic estimated reserves of 627,373 tons at 2.34% Cu and 0.01 oz /ton Au.

[Top image, Great Atlantic Corp. photo]

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