Skyharbour Resources Ltd. has announced the commencement of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Magnetometer Survey to be completed by Pioneer Aerial Surveys Ltd. on the Company’s flagship 35,705 hectare Moore Uranium Project, located approx. 15 km east of Denison Mine’s Wheeler River project on the southeast side of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The survey will be flown over a 4.5 km by 1.6 km area that covers the Maverick structural corridor host to several high grade uranium zones including the Main Maverick Zone where drill results from last year returned 6.0% U3O8 over 5.9 metres including 20.8% U3O8 over 1.5 metres in hole ML-199.
The survey will consist of approx. 402 line km at 20 metre spacing and will be used to help identify high-priority, cross-cutting features, and structures along the Maverick conductor corridor. This survey will help refine and identify current and additional drill targets for the upcoming winter 2018 diamond drill program at Moore as these cross-cutting features represent high-priority targets. This innovative UAV-MAG survey is the first of its kind to be carried out at the Moore Project and will provide for much tighter survey spacing to better identify drill targets at a lower cost using drones.
Only 1.5 km of the total 4 km long Maverick corridor have been systematically drill tested leaving robust discovery potential along strike as well as at depth in the underlying basement rocks which have seen limited drill testing historically. With this survey, Skyharbour continues to unlock the discovery potential at Moore through value-add, systematic and cutting-edge exploration techniques.
Pioneer has extensive experience flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicle based magnetometer and remote sensing surveys for the mining and exploration sector and has successfully flown over 12,000 line km in surveys across North America. Pioneer is leading the industry in UAV remote sensing for mineral exploration, mine site surveys and safety inspections. Their UAV systems are some of the most advanced in the world, custom built in Canada and capable of long flights and diverse sensor payloads.
Source: Press Release