Copperwood Historical Exploration

65 holes, the deepest of which reached 337 metres, for over 10,000 metres were drilled within the area of the Copperwood leased mineral rights during the 1950’s by U.S. Metals Refining Company (USMRC) and Bear Creek Mining. Orvana possesses copies of the original lithology and assay logs from nearly all of the holes as well as access to the split core for many of the holes.  Also, a shaft was sunk and drifts driven to assess rock mechanic characteristics and the nature of the mineralized zone.  Sampling and assays of the old core and twinned holes has confirmed the validity of the historic copper assays.

 

 

 

  Copperwood Drill Locations

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