The Aldridge project consists of fourteen mineral claims within two blocks covering a collective 47.69 km² approximately 50 km southwest of Cranbrook, BC. Access to the project is provided by a network of forestry roads and by Highway 3.
July 31st, 2019
Aldridge 1 & 2
The project is situated within the Mesoproterozoic Belt-Purcell basin and covers Aldridge Formation sedimentary rocks which host the world-class Sullivan SEDEX Pb-Zn-Ag deposit 65 km north at Kimberley, BC. The Sullivan deposit formed in the Lower-Middle Aldridge Formation transition within a northerly-trending fault system known as the North Star-Sullivan Corridor. The Aldridge 1 & 2 claims cover approximately 75% of a parallel northerly trending fault system referred to as the Leadville Corridor. Mapping within the Leadville Corridor has demonstrated geological and geochemical features that suggest it has the potential to host a Sullivan-type massive sulphide deposit.
In late 2019 DLP contracted Quantec Geosciences Ltd of Toronto, Ontario to conduct a large-scale magneto-telluric (MT) geophysical survey on the Aldridge 1 and 2 claim blocks. MT has the ability to see conductive bodies from the near surface to depths greater than 2000 meters and is therefore a highly attractive geophysical tool for targets located at moderate depths. The program consisted of 20 east-west oriented lines totalling 32.8 km at a cost of $185,000.
DLP is currently compiling the results of the survey with the known bedrock geology to determine drill targets for the 2020 field season.