First Mining Gold (TSX: FF) has updated the resource estimate at its Goldlund gold project in northwestern Ontario. The company added 248,700 oz. gold to its indicated resource but lost 628,400 oz. gold from its inferred resource.
The project now contains 12.8 million indicated tonnes grading 1.96 grams gold for 809,200 oz. gold. It previously contained 9.3 million indicated tonnes at 1.87 grams gold for 560,497 oz. gold.
It also contains 18.3 million inferred tonnes grading 1.49 grams gold for 876,954 oz. gold. It previously contained 40 million inferred tonnes at 1.33 grams gold for 1.75 million oz. gold.
First Mining updated two of the project’s seven zones with results from its 40,000 meter, 2018 infill drill program.
In the indicated category, the company reduced tonnage in Zone 1 but improved grade and added ounces. The zone now contains 4.8 million indicated tonnes at 2.16 grams gold for 330,150 oz. gold. It previously contained 5.5 million indicated tonnes at 1.65 grams gold for 292,197 oz. gold.
It also tabled Zone 7’s first indicated resource. The zone now contains 4.1 million indicated tonnes at 1.58 grams gold for 210,753 oz. gold.
(This article first appeared in The Northern Miner)