Copper/Cobalt

The wholly owned Hungry Creek property is comprised of 11 mineral claims totalling 42.62 km². The property is located 35 km west of Kimberley, BC. The northern and southern property boundary is accessible by good logging roads while the interior of the property is best accessed by helicopter. Geologically the property is hosted within the Mesoproterozoic Belt-Purcell basin and is being targeted for strata-bound Cu-Co-Ag analogous to other Belt-Purcell hosted deposits such as Sheep Creek, Spar Lake, Rock Creek, Montanore (Montana), and the Blackbird district (Idaho).

Technical Information

2011

GBC Report 2011-16

Prospecting within the Hungry Creek drainage in 2019 identified several semi-massive to massive sulphide (pyrite-chalcopyrite-chalcocite) bearing quartzite boulders. The sulphide bearing float boulders commonly exceed 1 cubic meter and have been traced within the Hungry Creek streambed to an apparent float cut-off. Similar boulders have also been identified within the Flatrock Creek drainage immediately north of Hungry Creek.

Grab samples from the sulphide bearing float boulders in Hungry Creek and Flatrock Creek have returned highly elevated values for cobalt (up to 0.36%), copper (up to 5%), silver (33.5 g/t) and gold (1.49 g/t). Testing of the sulphide rich boulders by handheld ohmmeter indicate high levels of electrical conductivity.

Later follow up prospecting in 2019 identified four bedrock occurrences of gossanous, heavily leached, quartzite and quartz-vein material on the north and south facing timbered slopes above Hungry Creek. The gossanous zones range in width from 0.5 m up to 8 m and have been traced intermittently along strike from 10s of meters to in excess of 350 meters.

A limited, widely spaced reconnaissance style soil geochemical survey was conducted late in the 2019 field season which located two anomalies for both cobalt and copper on the south facing slopes above Hungry Creek.

In 2020, DLP plans an aggressive exploration program to confirm the source of the copper-cobalt bearing float boulders. Work will consist of geological mapping, rock and soil geochemistry, and ground-based geophysics with a follow up diamond drilling campaign.