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  • Drillers test for gold on a cloudy summer day in Southwest Alaska.

    Tectonic strikes gold with 19 holes at Flat

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Company now seeking higher-grade sweet spot of enormous gold system affirmed with 2023 drilling. Tectonic Metals Inc. Feb. 7 reported that all 19 holes drilled during its inaugural program at the Chicken Mountain target on the Flat project in the Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska cut intrusion-related gold mineralization similar to what is being mined at Kinross Gold Corp. Fort Knox mine near Fairbanks, Alaska. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the...

  • A train passes along a river and fireweed on the White Pass and Yukon Route.

    Forging a Golden Arc mining alliance

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 25, 2024

    Is it time for BC, Yukon, Alaska to forge an alliance to unlock critical mineral wealth, usher in new era of prosperity in the 21st century? The extremely mineral-rich geology that sweeps in a roughly 1,500-mile (2,600 kilometers) arc from the southern tip of British Columbia's Golden Triangle, through the Yukon, and onward to Alaska's west coast does not recognize the borders it spans. Likewise, the opportunities and challenges related to unlocking the precious, industrial, a...

  • Two-track pioneer road cuts across the Flat gold property in Southwest Alaska.

    Tectonic expands Flat gold in SW Alaska

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 17, 2024

    Continuing to build upon a strong partnership it has built with Doyon Ltd., the Alaska Native regional corporation for Interior Alaska, Tectonic Metals Inc. launched its first drill program at the recently acquired Flat gold project in Southwest Alaska last year. "Our inaugural 2023 drill program is all about unveiling the tier one potential of the Flat gold project," Tectonic Metals President and CEO Tony Reda said as the company was gearing up for the August start of a...

  • Alaska Native executive at an Interior Alaska gold project on a rainy fall day.

    Tectonic gains invaluable Flat insights

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 14, 2023

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Nov. 23 announced that it completed 19 holes during its inaugural drilling at Flat and is positioned to carry out a larger drill program at this large gold project on Doyon Ltd. lands in Southwest Alaska. "We have achieved a major milestone in our exploration efforts with the successful completion of our first-ever drill program," said Tectonic Metals President and CEO Tony Reda. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the world-class Donlin Gold...

  • Two-track pioneer road cuts across the Flat gold property in Southwest Alaska.

    Tectonic Metals expands Flat gold project

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 16, 2023

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Oct. 30 announced that it has expanded Flat through staking of state mining claims and an option on two claim blocks north of the 91,620-acre gold project in the Kuskokwim Mineral Belt of Southwest Alaska. Located roughly 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the world-class Donlin Gold project, Flat is a property Tectonic leased from Doyon Ltd. that covers the likely lode source of two creeks – Flat and Otter – that are estimated to have produced more than 83...

  • Two-track trail across the Flat gold property in Southwest Alaska.

    Tectonic ready for Flat gold drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 13, 2023

    Tectonic Metals Inc. July 13 announced that it is set to begin a 5,000-meter drill program at Flat in August that will involve two phases of drilling to define and expand the gold mineralization on this property in the Kuskokwim Mineral Belt of Southwest Alaska. "Our inaugural 2023 drill program is all about unveiling the tier one potential of the Flat Gold Project," said Tectonic Metals President and CEO Tony Reda. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the...

  • Infographic of select mining regions that performed well on the Fraser Survey.

    North of 60 Mining regions lose favor

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 18, 2023

    Mining execs rank Alaska, Yukon, BC, NWT and Nunavut high on mineral potential; policy issues weigh on Fraser mining survey scores. With the exception of British Columbia, all the mining jurisdictions in the North of 60 Mining News area lost favor in the latest edition of the Fraser Institute's Annual Survey of Mining Companies. Each year, Canada-based Fraser Institute calls on mining executives from around the world to rank global mining jurisdictions when it comes to...

  • Geologist collects rock samples from a steep slope on a gold project in Alaska.

    Tectonic expands Doyon gold partnership

    Shane Lasley|Updated Jan 18, 2023

    Toward its foundational goal of being an ESG-focused gold exploration company that is a catalyst for economic development and improved social well-being in the areas where it works, Tectonic Metals Ltd. has built a strong partnership with Doyon Ltd., the Alaska Native corporation for the region of Alaska it is exploring for gold. The Doyon region blankets a mineral-rich swath of Alaska's Interior that is nearly the size of Texas. The Alaska Native corporation owns 12.5...

  • Two-track road extends across treeless area of Flat gold project in Alaska.

    Tectonic readies Flat for 2023 drilling

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Dec 15, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Dec. 5 announced that it completed a field program in preparation for 2023 drilling at Flat, an intrusion-hosted, bulk tonnage gold project in the Kuskokwim Mineral Belt of Southwest Alaska. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the world-class Donlin Gold project, Flat is a 92,160-acre property Tectonic leased from Doyon Ltd. that covers the likely lode source of two creeks – Flat and Otter – that are estimated to have produced more than 830...

  • Geologist collects samples on slope of iron oxidized rocks at AK gold project.

    Tectonic knows where Seventymile gold is

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 22, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Sept. 20 said all nine of the reverse circulation holes drilled this year at Seventymile cut gold mineralization on this district-scale property in eastern Alaska. Optioned from Doyon Ltd., an Alaska Native regional corporation, Seventymile covers an underexplored 25-mile- (40 kilometers) long greenstone belt about 37 miles (59 kilometers) east of the town of Eagle, Alaska. Tectonic's 2022 drilling tested four targets along a roughly five-mile (eight...

  • Map showing the location of Tectonic’s Flat gold project in Southwest Alaska.

    Tectonic starts with metallurgy at Flat

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 8, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Sept. 7 announced that it is carrying out a baseline metallurgical program aimed at de-risking Flat, an intrusion-hosted, bulk tonnage gold project about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of the Donlin Gold project in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Southwest Alaska. "Metallurgical testing is one of the most critical steps a company can take in successfully transforming an exploration-stage project into a profitable mining opportunity," said Tectonic Metals...

  • A Tectonic geologist scales a steep slope while exploring for gold in Alaska.

    Seventymile gold project drilling begins

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 21, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. July 7 announced that drilling is now underway at Seventymile, a district-scale gold project in eastern Alaska. Optioned from Doyon Ltd., an Alaska Native regional corporation, Seventymile encompasses an underexplored 25-mile- (40 kilometers) long greenstone belt about 37 miles (59 kilometers) east of the town of Eagle, Alaska. While gold has been identified along the entire greenstone belt covered by Seventymile, the 2022 drilling will focus on three targ...

  • Drill tests a gold zone near Pogo Mine in Alaska’s Goodpaster Mining District.

    Doyon upping its stake in Tectonic Metals

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 2, 2022

    Doyon Ltd., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation for Interior Alaska, is strengthening its partnership with Tectonic Metals Inc. with another investment into the equity of the company exploring for gold on Doyon and state lands in Alaska. "Working on Native Owned Land is one thing, but being funded by Alaska Natives to explore on their land is something completely different," said Tectonic Metals President and CEO Tony Reda. "It is truly an honour, a...

  • Tibbs property Pogo Goodpaster Mining District Alaska map Tectonic Metals

    Pogo-style gold veins discovered at Tibbs

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 10, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. March 10 announced that its 2021 Phase II drill program at the Tibbs gold project in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District has discovered the elusive low-angle, Pogo-style veins at Gray Lead West. Located about 22 miles (35 kilometers) southeast of Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine, Tibbs is known for high-grade gold targets. While high-angle feeder veins similar to those found at Pogo had previously been identified at Tibbs, the stacks of more...

  • Exploring Alaska's golden mining future

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Feb 24, 2022

    While copper has the potential to be a major contributor to Alaska's economic future, this "new oil" of the low-carbon economy will be hard-pressed to beat out the old money being produced at current and coming gold mines across the Last Frontier. This is due in large part to Kinross Gold Corp.'s new "Kinross Alaska" strategy that is leveraging the underutilized 14-million-metric-ton-per-year mill and storage capacity at Fort Knox to process higher-grade ore mined from...

  • assays pending 2022 Victoria Gold HighGold Mining Benchmark Metals

    Assays are still pending going into 2022

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 3, 2022

    Assays are pending, the unofficial slogan of the 2021 mineral exploration season across Alaska and Canada's North, is a phrase that continues to echo in a void left by the lack of drill results going into the new year. "'Assays pending' has become one of the least popular phrases around the industry this year, given the painfully slow turnaround time at the labs," Tectonic Metals Inc. President and CEO Tony Reda penned in a year-end update on the Vancouver, British Columbia-ba...

  • Tectonic Metals Tibbs South Jorts Goodpaster Mining District Flat Kuskokwim

    Tectonic builds upon success at Tibbs

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Building upon the success from systematic exploration carried out over the previous two seasons, Tectonic Metals Inc. focused its 2021 program on testing high-grade and bulk tonnage gold targets on its Tibbs properties in Interior Alaska. Located in the Goodpaster Mining District, Tibbs is known for high-grade gold targets reminiscent of the ore at Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine about 22 miles (35 kilometers) to the northwest. During its initial drilling at...

  • Tectonic Metals Tibbs assays pending Goodpaster Mining District Alaska map

    Tectonic eagerly awaits Tibbs drill results

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 6, 2022

    Tectonic Metals Inc. heads into the new year eagerly awaiting the results from roughly 85% of the 5,018 meters of drilling completed at its Tibbs gold project in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District during 2021. This drill program included 2,699 meters of reverse circulation drilling in 18 holes and 2,319 meters of oriented core diamond drilling, a first for this project about 22 miles (35 kilometers) southeast of Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine. Tectonic Metals...

  • Doyon ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th anniversary Data Mine North

    Partnerships unlock golden Doyon potential

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Jan 6, 2022

    It is hard to quantify which is more impressive, the sheer size of the estate owned by Doyon Ltd. or the rich and underexplored mineral potential on the lands owned by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation for Alaska's Eastern Interior. Running the breadth of Alaska between the Brooks Range to the north and Alaska Range to the south, the Doyon region blankets a mineral-rich swath of Alaska's Interior that is nearly the size of Texas. Doyon owns 12.5...

  • Tectonic Metals Tibbs Michigan zone Pogo Gray Lead Northern Star Resources VG

    VG tapped in phase 1 Tibbs drill holes

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 18, 2021

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Oct. 25 reported that its first-ever oriented core drill program at Tibbs cut high-grade gold at Gray Lead and Michigan, the two zones targeted during the initial phase of 2021 drilling on the property about 22 miles (35 kilometers) southeast of Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s high-grade Pogo gold mine. "Our phase I diamond drilling program at Tibbs targeted some of the highest tenor gold anomalies in the Goodpaster Mining District of Alaska, obtaining the...

  • Pogo high grade gold mineralization Alaska

    Tectonic discovers Pogo-like gold at Tibbs

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 11, 2021

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Nov. 10 reported the discovery of Pogo-style high-grade gold mineralization at West Trench, a prospect found in the western gneissic terrain on the company's Tibbs property about 22 miles (35 kilometers) southeast of Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo Mine. Mapping and sampling completed last year identified multiple high-tenor gold-in-soil anomalies associated with low-angle faults within moderately dipping gneissic rocks at the West Trench, Galosh, John...

  • Tectonic Metals Doyon Flat gold project lease agreement ANCSA regional map

    Tectonic leases Doyon's Flat gold project

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Oct 7, 2021

    Building upon a strong relationship it has made with Doyon Ltd., Tectonic Metals Inc. has entered into an agreement to lease the Flat gold project owned by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation. Located about 25 miles north of the Donlin Gold project being advanced under a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corp. and Novagold Resources Inc., the 92,160-acre Flat property hosts intrusive-hosted, sheeted quartz vein gold mineralization similar to that...

  • Tectonic Metals Tibbs South Jorts Jeans Ridge Brink Doyon Goodpaster District

    Tectonic on brink of new gold discoveries

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 23, 2021

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Sept. 7 reported assays as high as 50.5 grams per metric ton gold from rock samples collected from the Jorts prospect at Tibbs South, a property immediately south of Tibbs being leased from Doyon Ltd. The mineralization in the rocks collected from South Tibbs appears to be veining associated with an intrusion-related gold system that strongly resembles the high-grade component of mineralization at Kinross Gold Corp.'s Fort Knox gold mine. Located in the Go...

  • Tectonic Metals Tibbs property 2020 season mapping West Trench Pogo map

    Tectonic drilling Pogo like target at Tibbs

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 8, 2021

    Tectonic Metals Inc. Aug. 18 reported that a deep-penetrating Titan-160 ground-based geophysical survey targeting has identified what appears to be low- and high-angle structures coinciding with gold-in-soil anomalies sharing the same geochemistry and host rocks as the gold-rich zones that have provided the bulk of the ore at Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine about 22 miles (35 kilometers) to the northwest. The geophysical survey was designed to determine the...

  • Goodpaster Alaska gold exploration drilling Pogo gold mine

    Gneiss Pogo-like gold targets at Tibbs

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jul 29, 2021

    Tectonic Metals Inc. July 20 announced it is entering the second phase of its 2021 exploration program at Tibbs in Alaska's Goodpaster Mining District with a deep-penetrating Titan-160 ground-based geophysical survey targeting gold-in-soil anomalies in an area prospective for flat-lying gold veins similar to those that have provided the bulk of the ore Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine about 22 miles (35 kilometers) to the northwest. "Tectonic's innovative...

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