The latest assays "again demonstrate the exceptional grade potential and predictability of the LP Fault's near surface bulk tonnage gold mineralization", the firm's CEO Chris Taylor said in a statement on Monday.
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Great Bear is in the midst of a C$21 million exploration program and it continues to define gold along five kilometres of strike at the LP Fault, to a depth of around 500 metres (m).
All of the 172 LP Fault holes completed so far have successfully hit the structure and gold mineralization, the firm noted.
"Notably, drill hole BR-166 intersected two wide zones of higher-grade gold mineralization, which combined averaged 3.76 g/t over a total of 103.4 metres at a vertical depth of 95 - 210 metres," added Taylor.
"Additionally, the best interval drilled along the eastern portion of the LP Fault grid to date was intersected in drill hole BR-180, which assayed 88.70 g/t gold over 1.35 metres."
Other highlight drill results included 4.61 g/t of the precious metal over 39.8 metres and 3.22 g/t gold over 63.6 metres towards the middle of the LP Fault zone.
Also found was 28.26 g/t gold over 5.1 metres, including a strongly mineralized core of 121.00 g/t gold over 1 metre, and a transposed vein zone which assayed 19.78 g/t gold over 8.9 metres.
Great Bear is focused on the prolific Red Lake gold mining district in Ontario, where it controls over 300 sq km of highly prospective tenure across four projects.
These are the wholly-owned flagship Dixie project, which spans 9,140 hectares of claims over 22 km, the Pakwash Property, where it is earning a 100% interest, the Dedee property (earning a 100% interest), and the Sobel property (earning a 100% interest), all of which are accessible year-round through existing roads.
Great Bear Resources shares advanced almost 4% in Toronto to C$15.79 on the day.
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