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TitleWhole-rock lithogeochemistry of the gold-bearing mineralized zones of the Horne 5 deposit, Quebec
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorKrushnisky, A; Mercier-Langevin, P; Ross, P -S; Bécu, V; Lauzière, K; Goutier, J
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8501, 2017, 2 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatreadme
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®); rtf; xlsx (Microsoft® Excel®)
NTS32D/02; 32D/03; 32D/06; 32D/07
Lat/Long WENS -79.5000 -78.5000 48.5000 48.0000
Subjectseconomic geology; geochemistry; mineral deposits; mineral exploration; volcanogenic deposits; sulphide deposits; gold; silver; lithogeochemistry; whole rock geochemistry; assays; drill core analyses; host rocks; alteration; major element analyses; trace element analyses; Archean; Horne Deposit; Quality control; Precambrian; Proterozoic
ProgramTargeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-5) Gold ore systems
Released2019 04 25
This report releases whole-rock geochemical and assay results of 210 samples from the gold-bearing mineralized zones of the Horne 5 deposit. These samples were collected during the 2016 and 2017 field seasons as part of a Masters study by the senior author (Krushnisky, 2018) at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Eau, Terre, Environment (INRS-ETE) in Quebec City. Research on gold-bearing mineralized zones of the Horne 5 deposit was conducted under the Gold project under the System Controls on Gold Through Space and Time (source to trap) theme. The geochemical data is presented in a format easily importable in a geographic information system (GIS). Samples were collected from drillcore to document host units, the alteration zones and the ore. Interpretations are presented in Krushnisky (2018) and Krushnisky et al. (2017, 2018). Sample information and geochemical results are presented in Appendices 1 and 2 (worksheet 'Results') respectively. The results worksheet combines 3 reports done in 2016 and 2017.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-5) is a collaborative federal geoscience program that provides the industry with the next generation of geoscience knowledge and innovative techniques to better detect buried mineral deposits, thereby reducing some of the risks of mineral exploration. As part of TGI-5, the gold-bearing mineralized zones of the Horne 5 deposit, located in Quebec was studied through a MSc thesis by the senior author in collaboration with the GSC, Falco Resources Ltd., the INRS-ETE, and the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources. Through this study (between 2016 and 2018), 210 samples were collected and analyzed at ActLabs, to characterize the geological setting, ore geochemistry and alteration footprint of the gold-bearing mineralized zones of the Horne 5 deposit hydrothermal system. This open file contains the geochemical results and related information associated to these samples.

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