The Surge Property totals 3,416 ha and is located in the Patricia Mining District, Ontario, Canada, approximately 100 km north of Sioux Lookout, Ontario. 50% of the property has been cleared and is easily accessible by an extensive road and trail network. There has been no historical exploration on the property.
The property lies less than 2.0 kms from KNOWN LCT pegmatites at GT1's Root Bay showing (14.0 m averaging 1.67% Li2O).
Key Exploration vectors for lithium-cesium-tantalum (LCT) pegmatites:
- Proximal to major litho-structural geological boundary
- Mafic metavolcanic and/or metasedimetary host rocks
- Within 10 km of large (+10 km2 ), fertile, peraluminous granite
- Rare earth element indicators, tantalum, certain gemstones, etc.
Allison Lake Batholith – Regional Geology
The Surge property is located 12 kms east of the Root Lake pegmatite group which includes the McCombe lithium deposit, (historic mineral resource of 2.3 million tons @ 1.3% Li20 as per Mulligan R., Geological Survey of Canada, 1965).
Surge Project – Root Bay District, Ontario
The Root Lake pegmatite group lies within the Pakwash – Lake St. Joseph rare element pegmatite trend, a 20 kilometer wide, +100 km long trend containing multiple peraluminous (Al-rich) granitic intrusions, rare earth pegmatites and lithium bearing pegmatites, including the Allison Lake batholith, a large, tadpole shaped, peraluminous granitic intrusive described by the Ontario Geological Survey (“OGS”) in OFR 6099 (2003) as “the largest known fertile peraluminous granite mass in northwestern Ontario”. The southeast trending tail of the Allison Lake batholith trends into the PLSJ and a series of peraluminous granitic intrusions, including the one dominating the center of the Surge claims, outcrop along this E-W trend.
First Vertical Derivative
High resolution airborne MAG delineates the St. Joseph Fault which dominates the northern portion of the claims:
- T1 target interpreted as potentially folded strata
- T2 and T3 interpreted as structural intersections
- Sulphide discovery lies adjacent to and east of T1
Sulphide mineralization traced in several outcrops extending roughly 1500 meters in an east-west alignment parallel to the St. Joseph Fault. The center of the trend includes three outcrops with massive to semi-massive sulphides across 3.0 m width within net-textured – disseminated sulphides across a 15.0 m width. All samples collected using a portable rock saw. Sulphide discovery is 4500 meters east of the Barrette showing, a series of excavated surface trenches sampled in 2008 for iron ore deposits. Results from chip samples at Barrette returned anomalous gold, copper and base metal values.