The Cyclone Project

Quebec, Canada
260 mineral claims, totaling 13,166 hectares, covering a 28-kilometer-long portion of the Aquilon Greenstone Belt
  • The Cyclone Project consists of a large, district-scale gold-nickel exploration project, located in the James Bay Region of northern Quebec.  Within the James Bay Region are several past / producing gold mines including Newmont’s Eleonore Gold Mine, which began production in 2014.   Cyclone consists of 260 mineral claims, totaling 13,166 hectares, covering a 28-kilometer-long portion of the Aquilon Greenstone Belt.  The Aquilon Belt is a relatively newly characterized (2011) series of volcano-sedimentary rocks that hosts potential for gold and nickel/copper mineralization.
  •  Sirios Resources has conducted several exploration programs at their Aquilon Property, located immediately to the west of the Cyclone Property, in the same greenstone belt.  Sirios’ property has thirty (30) high-grade surface gold showings, including some with spectacular gold grades up to 800 grams per tonne and more (see Sirios Resources news releases September 22, 2020, and January 19, 2011).  Numerous shallow drill holes were completed on the property over the years (205 holes totaling 12,247m), with the majority of the work concentrated on four of the showings.
  •  Historical exploration at Cyclone consists of regional-scale mapping and prospecting, as well as an airborne magnetic-electromagnetic (EM) survey.  The regional-scale mapping confirmed the mafic and ultramafic rocks, felsic volcanics and iron-formation.  During the regional-scale mapping, some of the ultramafic rocks were found to contain minor sulphide (pyrhhotite, chalcopyrite and pyrite) with elevated nickel and chromium.  The EM conductors remain largely un-tested.
  •  Two types of gold mineralization have been identified within the western part of the belt.   High grade vein-type gold mineralization found in auriferous quartz and carbonate veins hosted within felsic rock associated with felsite’s and disseminated pyrite halos.  Mineralization tends to be found along a strong lineament known as the Wolfe Corridor.  And lower grade gold mineralization associated with bands of disseminated sulphides (Py-Po) with some anomalous copper and zinc values.  Large volumes of ultramafic rock at the Cyclone Property suggest there is good potential for magmatic sulphide mineralization (Ni +/- PGE’s).