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File Created: 17-Jul-2013 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)
Last Edit:  20-Feb-2015 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)

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Name HORN, OKSA GOLD, SPLIT Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 104G032
Status Showing NTS Map 104G05E
Latitude 057º 22' 45'' UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 131º 41' 21'' Northing 6362800
Easting 338330
Commodities Silver, Copper, Lead Deposit Types K02 : Pb-Zn skarn
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Plutonic Rocks, Stikine
Capsule Geology

The Horn showing is underlain by Pennsylvanian rock of the Stikine Assemblage. Early Jurassic quartz diorite intrudes to the south and Tertiary granite to the north. Skarn mineralization consists of chalcopyrite, galena, pyrite, pyrrhotite and magnetite in argillite and limestone.

Work History

Work on the property was first recorded in 1981, when Teck Exploration Limited prospected the Oksa Creek drainage, uncovering a highly mineralized quartz vein.

In 1987, the Oksa Gold 1-3 claims were staked.

Keyport Management Corporation conducted a preliminary prospecting program in 1988, which concentrated on the area of the mineralized quartz vein.

In 1989, Coast Mountain Geological Ltd. was hired to complete a brief exploration program on the property. Efforts to locate the vein itself proved unsuccessful.

During the 1990 exploration season, Consolidated Samarkan returned to the property and conducted a more extensive program on their Oksa Gold property. The Vein zone was located, mapped and resampled, returning assays up to 12.3 grams per tonne gold, 0.36 per cent copper and 71.3 grams per tonne silver(as reported in Assessment Report 20840, 22758). The southern portion of the property was prospected, which led to the discovery of the Main zone and the neighbouring Horn zone. In 1990, Coast Mountain (for Apex Energy Ltd) also worked in the Horn zone area on the RB 34 claim (Assessment Report 21169). Twenty-two silt and 70 soil samples were taken during the 1990 work program on the Schez Okasa property of Apex, which was in close proximity or overlap to the work done at the Horn zone of the adjoining Oksa Gold 3 claims to the north.

In 1991, a mapping and prospecting program was conducted over known zones and unexplored areas of the property (as reported in Assessment Report 22758).

In 1992, in which a total of 21 rock samples and 1 soil sample were collected on behalf of Bellex Mining Corp (Assessment Report 22758). The 1992 work program concentrated on mapping the contact between the limestone and the granodiorite/quartz diorite, searching for skarned areas, re-examining the Vein Zone and prospecting for further zones of mineralization

See Oksa Gold 3 (104G 140) for details for details of the Oksa property work history.

EMPR ASS PRT 19576, 19876, 19893, *21169 *22038, *20840, *22758
EMPR PF (Superintendent of Brokers and Vancouver Stock Exchange Statement of Material Facts (#90/90), August 22, 1990; Qualifying Report on the Schez-Oksa Property, from Prospectus: Apex Energy Corp. Statement of Material Facts #26/91, March 21, 1991)
GSC MAP 9-1957; 11-1971; 310A; 1418A
GSC P 71-44
EMPR PFD 342, 372, 459, 905294