|Deposit Type:||Orogenic shear-hosted gold|
|Status:||Available for Option|
The Oakes Project is located in the Oakes Township just north of Canadian National Highway 11 and about 2km north of the town of Long Lac, Ontario. The Oakes Township is part of the well-endowed Beardmore-Geraldton Greenstone Belt region, located northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Geraldton region has a long and rich mining history and has produced 4.1 million ounces of gold over the past 100 years including the combined MacLeod-Cockshutt Mine, which produced 1.5 million ounces of gold . More recently, the Hardrock Project held by Greenstone Gold Mines (jointly owned by Centerra Gold and Premier Gold Mines) has elevated attention to the area by announcing their intention to mine their gold resource near Geraldton, Ontario. The Hardrock Project mineral resources include: 1.4 million measured and indicated ounces and 1.36 million inferred ounces of gold2 .
Geraldton Greenstone Belt showing the location of Longrose,
Pichette and Oakes projects with past producing mines (4.1M Oz Au in past production)