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West Nunutak in the foreground and
Seabridge Gold’s KSM-Iron Cap in the background

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  • 2017 Diamond-drilling
    • Taking into account the prior exploration work and the predictive models generated by the 2016 MT survey, Tudor Gold has set these main goals for its 2017 exploration program on the Treaty Creek claims:
      1. Carry out diamond drilling in the Copper Belle zone to both the south and north of prior drilling with the goal of developing a preliminary resource estimate for a low-grade bulk deposit along a strike length of approximately 1000 m,
      2. Carry out diamond drilling in the GR2 zone with the goal of determining how much fur-ther drilling or other exploration is required to develop a preliminary resource estimate for that zone, and
      3. Carry out diamond drilling to confirm that the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the adjacent Seabridge Gold Inc. Iron Cap deposit,
    • The precise details of how these drilling programs will be carried out are still being developed. In addition to these drilling programs, Tudor Gold is also considering further exploration work in the Konkin Gold zone where early exploration produced grab samples, chip samples and trenching samples carrying in excess of 28 ounces of gold per tonne (these historical results are taken from a 1987 Assessment Report submitted to the provincial government by Mr. Cremonese, P. Eng., president of Teuton Resources Corp.; these historical results have not been independently verified by Tudor Gold). Tudor Gold is of the view that further exploration work will be beneficial in understanding the geology and mineralization of the Konkin Gold zone. 
  • 2016 MT survey
    • The field-work portion of the MT survey was completed in August 2016. The results gathered from the field were compiled, analyzed, and interpreted in the following months and a report was submitted by Simcoe Geoscience Ltd. in December.
    • The purpose of the MT survey was to locate otherwise unknown sub-surface anomalies which warrant further investigation through diamond-drilling. The results of the diamond-drilling identify the mineral makeup of the anomalies. Each drill hole thereby provides critical information used to help to interpret and refine the results of the MT survey.
    • In 2016, the MT survey was completed early enough to allow Tudor Gold to drill five holes targeting identified anomalies - the result of those holes are set out below.
    • The results of the MT survey and 2016 diamond-drilling program have been used to identify further diamond-drilling targets for the 2017 field season.
  • 2016 Diamond-drilling
    • Tudor Gold drilled eight holes on the Treaty Creek claims in 2016. Three holes were drilled on the Copper Belle zone (West side of the Treaty Glacier), and the remaining five holes were drilled on the Treaty Gossan and the Eureka zone (East side of the Treaty Glacier).
    • The first hole drilled on the Copper Belle zone - CB-16-01 - was undertaken before the completion of the MT survey. The purpose of CB-16-01 was to begin to explore the extent of the mineralization discovered through the American Creek 2009 hole (CB-09-14). The results of hole CB-16-01 were very encouraging and included the following mineralization: 0.449 g/t Au over 210m from 100m to 320m.
    • Holes CB-16-02 and CB-16-03 were drilled northeast of the known Copper Belle zone targeting anomalies identified by the MT survey. In addition to providing critical information useful for interpreting the MT survey, both holes revealed a new zone of gold-bearing mineralization. Assay results of those holes included the following: Hole CB-16-02 encountered 224m of .403 g/t Au from 202m to the bottom of the hole at 426m. The last 18m averaged 0.883 g/t Au. Hole CB-16-03, collared approximately 550m northeast of the historic Copper Belle Zone, returned 338m of 0.700 g/t Au from 88m to 426m.
    • Of the five holes drilled on the Treaty Gossan and the Eureka zone, three targeted anomalies identified by the MT survey and the remaining two targeted areas of interest identified by examination of surface exposures. While the three holes targeting the anomalies identified by the MT survey did not disclose significant mineralization, they provided critical information useful for interpreting both the geology and the MT survey. The two further holes, including one in the Eureka zone, also provided critical information useful for interpreting the MT survey and did reveal mineralization as follows: Hole E-16-05 intersected intermittent values from near surface to a depth of 276 metres, including 0.459 g/t Au over 15m from 27m to 42m, 0.473 g/t Au over 16.5m from 172.5m to 189m, and 0.438 g/t Au over 12m from 264m to 276m.
  • 2009 Drill Program
    • American Creek Resources completed a diamond drill program on the Treaty Creek property during August and September, drilling a total of 9,519 meters in 32 holes.  The primary focus of the progam was on defining and expanding the Copper Belle and GR2 deposits.
  • 2007 Drill Program 
    • American Creek Resources completed a diamond drill program on the Treaty Creek property during August, September and October, drilling a total of 5,470 metres in 30 holes. All core was logged, split and sampled on site and was delivered to the EcoTech Laboratory field preparation facility in Stewart, BC. EcoTech personnel prepared the assay samples and forwarded them to the main EcoTech Laboratory in Kamloops for assay.
  • Drill Programs
    • Both historical and current drill programs show a similar style of widely disseminated, low-grade, bulk tonnage style deposit with intersecting veins of higher grade minerals.
    • The style of mineralization and grades are similar to adjoining properties.
  • Trenches
    • 968 g/t Au over 1.2 m – Konkin Zone
    • 107 g/t Au over 10.5 m – Eureka Zone
    • 14 g/t Au with 320 g/t Ag over 8.7 m - AW Zone
    • 1.34 g/t Au with 3048 g/t Ag over 0.9 m - AW Zone
    • 4.3 g/t Au with 2,239 g/t Ag over 3.8 m - GR2 Zone
  • Since 1984 limited sampling, trenching, mapping, and drilling have taken place. Although exploration has not been extensive, exciting discoveries have been made. 
  • In 1984 Teuton Resources Corporation acquired the Treaty Creek claims.
  • The area has had several companies explore it during 1953-1980 with limited discoveries.
  • In 1953 Williams and Knipple returned to the area and made several small discoveries.
  • The Treaty property was optioned in 1928 by Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. and after initial exploration the claims lapsed.
  • The Treaty Gossan was initially staked by prospectors Williams and Knipple in 1928.