Hewitt Point Project

Project Overview: Hewitt Point Project

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Academy Metals Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has staked an additional 530 hectares of mineral claims in the Phillips Arm Gold Camp, where gold exploration and production began in the 1800’s. These additional claims are known as the Hewitt Point Project, and adjoin the Company’s Margurete Gold Project.

Project quick facts:

530 ha
of minerals claims

> 6,95 g/t (Au)

Detailed project informations:

The technical information contained on this section of the website has been reviewed and approved by Dr. Peter Born, P.Geo. who is a Qualified Person with respect to Unity Metal Corp.’s Margurete Gold Project as defined under National Instrument 43-101.


Dr. Born is a highly respected senior geologist with over 30 years experience exploring and evaluating mining properties for senior and junior Canadian and US resource companies.

Status quo:

The claims comprising the Hewitt Point Project have been intermittently explored since 1981 with ground geophysics, soil sampling, outcrop mapping and sampling, as well as an airborne VTEM survey, the latter in 2008. With these additional claims, the Company now controls 1208 hectares of prospective gold claims in the project area.

Historical background:

Through an analysis of historic data, the Company believes that the new claims cover what may be a mineralized subparallel splay to the fault hosting mineralization at the Doratha Morton Mine, 2.6km to the southwest and which is en-echelon with the Company’s principal holdings in the area. The claims also contain the contact between the intrusives and volcaniclastic rocks that hosts gold mineralization at the historic Alexandra, Enid-Julie, and Doratha Morton Mines—all of which are within 3.0km to the south and southwest of Hewitt Point. Historic gold production in the area averaged 0.42 oz/ton gold. The Hewitt Point Project will be explored in conjunction with the Margurete Gold Project.

Project geology:

Of particular interest, first pass prospecting by Long Lac Mineral Exploration, under the supervision of F.D. Forgeron Ph D. Geochemistry, identified and mapped two sulfidic rock samples, anomalous in gold, at Hewitt Point. A massive sulfide sample (F-29), located near a historic mine adit assayed 6.2g/t Au and over 2% Cu. A pyritic quartz sample (F-9-2) was obtained at a shear zone near a historic mine shaft at the south end of Hewitt Point and assayed 6.95g/t Au, 1300ppm Mo and over 50ppm Ag. Several anomalous gold-in-soil zones were also identified in Fogeron’s 1981 program.

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