Victoria Gold Corp. (VIT:TSX.V) announced in a news release that its discovery diamond drill hole, NG18-006C, in the Nugget zone, returned 101.5 meters (101.5m) of 0.67 grams per ton (0.67 g/t) gold from surface, including 10.1m of 2.79 g/t gold.
"To produce this tenor of mineralization from a first-pass drill program is truly impressive and a testament to both the mineral endowment of Dublin Gulch and the validity of the Potato Hills Trend model," President and CEO John McConnell said in the release.
Nugget, the latest target on Potato Hills, represents "the second largest known cretaceous intrusive body on the Dublin Gulch property" in the Yukon Territory, the release noted. Recent drilling at Nugget focused on the newly discovered Raven target, where three of this program's eight holes were placed.
Even as Victoria brings its Eagle mine online, it will continue to explore and prove out the potential it believes exists at Dublin Gulch, McConnell added.
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