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Map showing Bathurst Inlet in Nunavut, Canada.

North Arrow adds lithium project to ranks

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 27 announced it has acquired the option to purchase the Bathurst Inlet lithium property in Nunavut, shifting its diamond expertise into the highly demanded battery... — Updated 3/11/2023

Closeup of graphite flakes and sphalerite (zinc mineral) in Nagvaak drill core.

StrategX adds graphite to Nunavut project

StrategX Elements Corp. March 7 announced that it has added graphite to the impressive suite of energy transition metals identified at its Nagvaak project on Nunavut's Melville Peninsula. Nagvaak... — Updated 3/7/2023 Full story

A beautifully cut 0.31 carat fancy yellow diamond from Naujaat project, Nunavut.

North Arrow shows off largest cut diamonds

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb. 21 announced that fancy-colored yellow diamonds recovered from its Naujaat Diamond project in Nunavut have been carefully cut and polished to showcase the quality and... — Updated 3/2/2023

Section of core with nickel and other energy metals in graphitic schist.

StrategX confirms critical energy metals

StrategX Elements Corp. Dec. 7 reported that resampling of a historical hole drilled by BHP identified a 58-meter-thick zone of critical energy metals in Target Area 1 of the Nagvaak project on... — Updated 12/8/2022

Geologists sample for gold on Blue Star’s properties in Nunavut, Canada.

Blue Star Gold explores wider potential

Blue Star Gold Corp. Nov. 9 reported that its 2022 field work has identified and advanced several exploration targets across the company's Ulu, Hood River, and Roma gold properties, which cover more... — Updated 11/17/2022

Rocks enriched with critical minerals a the Nagvaak property in Nunavut.

Junior targets North of 60 green metals

Having identified 12 high-priority targets from high-resolution geophysical data, StrategX Elements Corp. is planning to conduct a first-phase, 2,000-meter diamond drill program on its Nagvaak... — Updated 11/17/2022

Geologists collect soil sample on Blue Star Gold’s project in Nunavut.

Blue Star Gold prospects new drill targets

Blue Star Gold Corp. Aug. 15 announced that drilling has tapped additional high-grade gold in the Flood Zone at Ulu, one of the company's three properties that cover more than a 45-kilometer (28... — Updated 11/9/2022

Map showing the location of 28 holes drilled by Blue Star Gold at Ulu in 2022.

Moderate success at Ulu's Central-C zone

Blue Star Gold Corp. Oct. 25 reported moderate success from four holes drilled this year in the Central-C zone at Ulu, one of three gold exploration properties that cover more than a 45-kilometer... — Updated 10/27/2022

Drill core cut in half shows metallic yellow chalcopyrite embedded in host rock.

Deep drill discovery at Storm Copper

American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 28 reported that assays confirm that its deep discovery drilling at Storm has encountered a new style of sediment-hosted copper-zinc mineralization below the... — Updated 9/29/2022

A collection of boulders stained green from their copper content.

Storm Copper is exceeding expectations

American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 8 reported additional high-grade assay results from shallow drilling at the Storm Copper project on Somerset Island in northern Nunavut. American West's primary goal... — Updated 9/15/2022

Massive chunks of blue bornite copper mineralization in a section of drill core.

Drills tap 41m of 4.2% copper at Storm

American West encouraged about direct shipping copper ore American West Metals Ltd. Sept. 1 announced spectacular copper grades from the first assays of its 2022 drill program at the Storm Copper... — Updated 9/8/2022

Quonset tents lined up beside a lake at the Hood River gold exploration camp.

Blue Star Gold wraps up 2022 exploration

Blue Star Gold Corp. Sept. 7 reported additional strong gold intercepts in the Gnu Zone at Ulu, one of the company's three properties that cover more than a 45-kilometer (28 miles) stretch of the... — Updated 9/8/2022

Drill core with metallic copper mineralization in tan and grey limestone rocks.

"Game changing" copper drilled at Storm

American West Metals Ltd. Aug. 23 announced that its drilling to test deep electromagnetic anomalies at Storm cut 68.8 meters of strong copper mineralization on this high-grade project on Somerset I... — Updated 8/25/2022

Massive chunks of blue bornite copper mineralization in a section of drill core.

Strong Storm copper seen in more core

American West Metals Ltd. Aug. 8 reported that strong copper mineralization has been observed in the core from four additional holes drilled at the Storm Copper project on Somerset Island in the nor... — Updated 8/18/2022

A pair of tweezers holding a fancy yellow diamond from the Naujaat project.

Encouraging diamonds in Q1-4 bulk sample

North Arrow Minerals Inc. July 28 announced that the final recoveries from an 1,823.6-dry-metric-ton bulk sample collected last year from the Q1-4 diamond deposit indicate the potential for a popula... — Updated 7/28/2022

Visible gold in drill core from Blue Star’s Ulu property in Nunavut, Canada.

Blue Star cuts impressive gold at Ulu

Blue Star Gold Corp. July 20 reported that a wide section of high-grade gold was cut in the second hole of its 2022 drill program on its Ulu, Hood River, and Roma projects in Nunavut. "Our 2022... — Updated 7/21/2022

Copper that is green from oxidization found on the surface at the Storm project.

American West gears up for Storm Copper

American West Metals Ltd. June 22 announced plans for its 2022 exploration program at the high-grade Storm Copper and Seal Zinc projects on Somerset Island, Nunavut. Australia-based American West,... — Updated 6/30/2022

Blue Star geologist uses a loupe to check for gold mineralization in drill core.

Blue Star Gold off to good start at Ulu

Blue Star Gold Corp. June 22 reported that drilling is now underway at its Ulu gold project in Nunavut and the first hole testing the Flood zone is now complete. "The launch of our 2022 exploration... — Updated 6/23/2022

Blue Star geologists collect a sample during gold exploration in Nunavut.

Blue Star Gold launches 2022 exploration

Blue Star Gold Corp. June 7 announced that it has mobilized equipment and crews for a summer exploration program across its Ulu, Hood River, and Roma gold projects in Nunavut. This multi-prong... — Updated 6/16/2022

Bird's eye view of the 2,500 bulk sample bags at North Arrow's Naujaat project.

North Arrow reports fancy Q1-4 diamonds

North Arrow Minerals Inc. April 26 reports the initial diamond recoveries from the first 70% (1,316 metric tons) of a bulk sample collected in 2021 from the Q1-4 diamond deposit at the Naujaat... — Updated 5/5/2022

SPC Nickel Muskox Nunavut Canada battery metal 2022 drilling program map

A fresh look at Muskox nickel in Nunavut

SPC Nickel Corp., a new Canadian exploration company, April 5 outlined plans for the 2022 exploration program on its Muskox nickel-copper-platinum group metal property in Nunavut. Located in the Kit... — Updated 4/14/2022

Goose deposit Back River mine Nunavut Canada Sabina Gold & Silver drilling map

Sabina drilling seeks more gold at Goose

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. March 15 reported the start of a surface drill program focused on testing the interface of the planned open pit and down-plunge extension of the Umwelt deposit at the... — Updated 3/24/2022

North Arrow Minerals Loki Naujaat Burgundy Diamond Mines Pikoo kimberlite map

North Arrow finds intriguing KIMs in NWT

North Arrow Minerals Inc. Feb 22 released a processing update from the bulk sampling program at its shared Naujaat diamond project and kimberlite indicator mineral results from samples collected in... — Updated 2/24/2022

Blue Star Gold Ulu High Lake Greenstone belt Canada Nunavut map 2021 summary

2021 wrap for Blue Star, plans for 2022

Blue Star Gold Corp. Feb. 15 announced the final results from the 2021 exploration program at its Ulu project located in the High Lake Greenstone belt in Nunavut, Canada. According to a 2015 calcula... — Updated 2/17/2022

Fury Gold Mines Raven Committee Bay Nunavut Canada map Kitikmeot Three Bluffs

Fury sees Raven expansion potential

Fury Gold Mines Ltd. Feb. 16 reported results from four holes drilled at Raven, an exploration target about 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of the Three Bluffs gold deposit on the company's Committee... — Updated 2/17/2022


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