3As – Québec, Matagami



BITIBI GREENSTONE BELT on the Eastern extension of the Sunday Lake regional fault (3 projects in the Matagami area)

Total 248 mining claims (13,718 hectares)

Gold, Lead & Zinc

Admiral, Apollo, Atlas

6 km wide favorable zone along the regional fault zone interpreted as being similar to those of the regional Sunday Lake Fault, host of the Detour Lake mine, or the Kirkland Lake Mining Camp

Traditional Zn & Cu-Au mining districts, underestimated for gold


  1. APOLLO (Au):
  • Context interpreted as similar to the Detour Lake Gold Mine (>15 Moz Au)
  • Regional gold-bearing shear zones.
  • High MAG zones along shear zone never drill tested
  • Shearing associated with:

             - Alkaline rocks,

             - Polygenic Timiskaming type conglomerates 

             - Gold anomalous porphyritic intrusions


  1. ATLAS (Au-Cu-Zn):
  • Volcanic-sedimentary rocks regional contacts favorable for Gold-VMS deposits (Bousquet Type)
  • Few drill holes


  1. ADMIRAL (Au):
  • Junction of 2 regional shear zones with showing returning 5.9 g/t Au
  • Contact between mafic volcanic rocks and sedimentary rocks




Gold mineralization which Tarku interprets as being similar in nature to those of the regional Sunday Lake Fault, host of the Detour Lake mine or the Kirkland Lake Mining Camp




2016 to 2021 Tarku’s exploration:

  • Well-defined geological environments promoting the formation of 2 different deposit models:
  1. Orogenic Gold on Apollo and
  2. Gold-rich VMS on Atlas
  • Magnetic data shows historical gold values associated with porphyritic and alkaline rocks in historical drill holes are mostly located at the edge of magnetic highs and none of the drill holes directly intersected high magnetic anomalies
  • Survey identifies crosscutting NE-SW structures where the magnetic pattern abruptly disappears or is displaced within the Rivière Waswanipi shear zone, but also along the
  • A new interpretation of the survey data has generated many high-priority drill targets focusing on structural intersections, interpreted intrusions, and historic untested geophysical anomalies.



  • ~ 6 km long on Apollo of prioritized Gold Targets along a regional fault with “intrusion shape” high MAG anomalies Never Drill Tested

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