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Image of Treaty Creek’s
West Nunutak in the foreground and
Seabridge Gold’s KSM-Iron Cap in the background

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  • 2018 Diamond-drilling - in progress
    • The primary objective is to complete a maiden resource calculation on the Copper Belle zone. Much of this work was done in 2017 and the goal is complete a resource calculation with initial drilling on Treaty Creek. This will be significant for a number of reasons:
      • It is located beside one of the greatest occurrences of metal value in the world.
      • It will confirm that the entire Sulphurets Hydrothermal System is mineralized, not just the southern half
      • It will confirm what the geology and geophysics are indicating, which is that Treaty Creek has the potential to have similar deposits in grade and scale to the world class deposits in the southern half of the system.
      • The deposit lies directly where Seabridge Gold wants to put twin tunnels for their KSM project to go into production. Seabridge needs to consult for a consensus to be made.
    • Further drilling this year after the initial resource calculation will add to the total
    • 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). Geophysical surveys are indicating that the Konkin zone may host a far greater deposit than Copper Belle does. Tudor Gold is of the view that further exploration work should be carried out on the Konkin Gold zone to test it’s potential.
    • Other highly prospective zones may be investigated as well.
  • 2017 Diamond-drilling
    • The drill program was guided by a Magnetotelluric survey which was taken on Treaty Creek in 2016. This technology was used with great success in the discovery and development of many neighbouring deposits with Seabridge Gold and Pretivm Resources.       It also proved successful at Treaty Creek as 25 of 26 holes had grades worth reporting, a statistically high number.
    • The Copper Belle zone (porphyry) produced numerous bands of mineralization over lengths as long as 410m including higher grade sections including 59m @ 2.84 g/t gold.
    • The GR2/HC zones (VMS) produced grades as high as 9.57 g/t gold over 5.1m. The mineralization extends over 400m and appears to be part of a bigger 3km long system.
    • The foundation of a resource calculation was made in 2017 and will be completed in 2018.
  • 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.