Driven identifies Drill Targets at Blackwater East
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VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Driven Capital Corp. (TSXV: DVV) (FSE: DV1) (“Driven” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce preliminary results from the geophysical program
conducted this summer on its 100% optioned Blackwater East project in
the Nechako Plateau region of central British Columbia.
Thirty line kilometres of ground induced-polarization (IP) and magnetic
surveying was completed over the southeastern portion of the property.
This area had been identified as prospective from previously completed
soil geochemical surveying and prospecting which was integrated with
public domain regional geological mapping and airborne magnetics.
Several well-defined IP anomalies trend northerly and northwesterly and
occur adjacent to a major regional lineament believed to be a fault
structure. The main north-south anomaly, which has been traced for
over 1,800 metres, appears to be located near the western boundary of a
felsic volcanic sequence which shows variable sericitic alteration
along with local zones of phyllic (quartz-sericite-pyrite) alteration.
Additionally, this area is underlain by a deep magnetic feature
approximately 2 kilometres in diameter, which may represent a buried
intrusive. Such an intrusive could represent the source of the
alteration fluids and anomalous zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper
values identified by the Company’s soil sampling in 2011.
The coincidence of anomalous metals in soils, major fault structures,
felsic volcanic host rocks, IP chargeability zones possibly indicative
of sulphides, and low resistivity zones possibly indicative of clay
alteration all located adjacent to an interpreted intrusive body are
considered indications of the possible occurrence of intrusive-related
gold and/or base metal mineralization. Driven intends to test these
areas with a first-phase drill program, the permit for which has been
awarded by the BC Ministry of Mines (see Company news release August 9,
“Driven is actively evaluating alternatives in an effort to commence
drilling at Blackwater East as soon as practicable,” stated Toma
Sojonky, CEO. The property is adjacent to the eastern/southeastern
boundaries of New Gold Inc.’s Blackwater gold project, which hosts
currently defined indicated resources of 7.1 million ounces of gold,
and additional inferred resources of 2.5 million ounces of gold; refer
to New Gold Inc.’s news release dated July 18, 2012 for more details.
Lindsay Bottomer, P.Geo., a Director of the Company, is the Qualified
Person as defined under National Instrument 43-101, who has reviewed
the technical information in this news release.
Driven Capital Corp. is deploying its accomplished technical and management team toward the
exploration of its portfolio of highly prospective precious metals
projects in the Yukon and British Columbia.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Driven Capital Corp.
Toma Sojonky, President & CEO
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