Since my last letter we have been reporting on the extensive soil sample and auger drilling results spanning the nearly 1200 sq. km of our Sikasso property in Southern Mali. Tens of thousands of soil samples and thousands of metres of auger drilling have now been completed, analysed and cross referenced by our technical team, using a variety of geological tools, data and independent studies. The exciting result is that we are now ready to commence a focused bedrock drilling program on numerous, high priority targets. By the end of our first year, we will have completed the first bedrock drilling ever performed on the Sikasso Property. This work will begin after the rainy season ends in the coming weeks and once the ground has dried out enough to enable our team and contractors to safely access the first priority target areas on our Ouassada permit.
For those not familiar with the weather conditions to which I am referring, the Sikasso Property is located on the southern edge of the Sahel, or sub-Saharan belt, and is characterized by a subtropical to hot climate with dry and wet seasons. Normally, the rainy season extends from May to October, with an average rainfall of 800-1000 mm, followed by six-months of hot dry conditions. (See the graph and photos below.) Although some limited exploration activity can be conducted year-round, many roads and streams are dangerous or simply impassable during the wet season, and also for some weeks after the rains cease. By all accounts, this latest rainy season has been one of the wettest in the last ten years.
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TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 – Compass Gold Corporation. (TSX-V: CVB) (“Compass”) is pleased to announce that it has retained INFOR Financial Inc. (INFOR Financial) to provide market making services on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSX-V”), in compliance with the policies and guidelines of the exchange.
INFOR Financial will trade the securities of Compass Gold on the TSX-V for the purpose of maintaining an orderly market and to provide liquidity of Compass’ common shares. Compass Gold will pay INFOR Financial $5,000 per month for a minimum term of three months renewable every month thereafter. Each party will have an option to cancel upon thirty days’ prior notice. There are no performance factors contained in the agreement and INFOR Financial will not receive shares or options as compensation. INFOR Financial and Compass Gold are unrelated and unaffiliated entities, but INFOR Financial and/or its clients may have an interest, directly or indirectly, in the securities of Compass.
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Toronto, Ontario, October 9, 2018 – Compass Gold Corp. (TSX-V:CVB) (Compass or the Company) is pleased to provide an update on the now completed priority shallow soil geochemical survey program over the Kourou and Tiélouléna exploration permits on its Sikasso Property in Southern Mali.
- Twelve discrete gold anomalies were identified on Kourou permit along strike lengths up to 5 km
- Highest soil sample contained 1.38 grams per tonne (g/t) gold (Au)
- Fourteen soil samples contained more than 0.1 g/t Au (100 ppb)
- A total of 4,597 shallow soil samples were collected on the Kourou and Tiélouléna permits, where 689 shallow soil samples returned above the 5 parts per billion (ppb) limit of detection
- Mineralization is coincident with deep linear structures, interpreted as faults, from a remote sensing study
Compass CEO, Larry Phillips, commented, “We are pleased to report the results from our initial shallow soil program on Kourou, where we have identified twelve linear anomalies over the length of the permit. Most of the anomalies correspond with interpreted faults. This includes a 2-km anomaly associated with artisanal workings that contained up to 5.04 g/t gold from grab samples. Again, these initial results give us confidence that we are following the right exploration plan in an area that has been shown to contain several, rich gold mines. Meanwhile, we are anxious to continue our work on these two permits once the rains abate. At the same time, we will be initiating the first bedrock drilling program on our Ouassada permit targets, which are located approximately 50 km northwest of Kourou and Tiélouléna.”
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