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Osisko intersects whopping 202 g/t Au Over 9.0 Metres at Windfall

Aug 11, 2020

Osisko Mining has hit a spectacular drill hole at its Windfall project in northwestern Quebec. In a statement, Osisko said it is pleased to provide new analytical results from the ongoing definition and expansion drill program at its 100% owned Windfall gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec.

Drill hole OSK-W-20-2059-W4 returned an outstanding intercept averaging 202 g/t Au over 28 metres core length in Lynx 4 (202 g/t Au over 9.0 metres estimated true width). This drill hole intercepted the mineralized zone at a lower than usual core angle (20 degrees), resulting in an estimated true width of approximately 30% of the core length. The interval expands the Lynx 348 Wireframe by 25 metres to the southwest.

Osisko President and Chief Executive Officer John Burzynski commented: “Lynx has once again delivered very impressive results, giving us one of the highest-grade intercepts in our drilling to date.  Our infill drill program continues to highlight the high-grade continuity within the resource area, which remains open down plunge and importantly, towards surface.”

Significant new analytical results from 64 intercepts in 20 new drill holes and 12 wedges are presented below, including:  171 g/t Au over 2.5 metres in WST-20-0463; 173 g/t Au over 2.0 metres in OSK-W-20-2139-W8; 21.0 g/t Au over 13.0 metres in OSK-W-2256-W1; and 52.7 g/t Au over 2.2 metres  in WST-20-0447.  Maps showing hole locations and full analytical results are available at www.osiskomining.com.

Lynx Zone
Gold mineralization in the Lynx Zone occurs as two types: grey to translucent quartz-carbonate-pyrite-tourmaline veins and pyrite replacement zones and stockworks. The vein-type is associated with haloes of pervasive sericite-pyrite ± silica alteration and contain sulphides, pyrite dominated with minor chalcopyrite, sphalerite, galena, arsenopyrite, and pyrrhotite, ranging from trace to up to 70% locally, and local visible gold. Replacement-type is associated with strong pervasive silica-sericite-ankerite ± tourmaline alteration and contains disseminated pyrite from trace to 80% with local visible gold. Pyrite stockworks can form envelopes that reach several tens of metres thick. Fuchsite alteration is common and is spatially constrained to near the gabbros. Both types of mineralization are at or near geological contacts between felsic porphyritic or fragmental intrusions and the host rhyolites or gabbros and locally can be hosted along the gabbro-rhyolite contact.

Triple Lynx
Gold mineralization in the Triple Lynx zone is vein-type, quartz-carbonate-pyrite-tourmaline veins, associated with pervasive sericite-pyrite ± silica alteration and contain sulphides similar to the main Lynx Zone, pyrite dominated with minor other sulphides, ranging from trace to up to 70% locally, and local visible gold. Locally fuchsite is present when proximal to the gabbros. Mineralization is hosted in or at the contacts of felsic porphyritic dikes with rhyolites (locally bleached) or gabbros.

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