VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 17, 2023 /CNW/ – Zacapa Resources (TSXV: ZACA) (OTCQB: ZACAF) (DE: BH0) provides details of recurring expedition activities and also permitting connected to its upcoming drill advertising project at its 100% possessed South Bullfrog gold obstacle within the Beatty Area of Nevada.


  • Drill licenses have actually been gotten for the Shingleback objective and also are expected for the Longtail objective in February

  • End results gotten from 893 dirt examples expose motivating relationship in between remote noticing abnormalities, geophysical abnormalities, and also geologic analysis

  • Longtail objective area extended at least 300 meters northeast mainly based upon strange mercury in dirts; relationship in between strange dirt end results and also magnetic reduced advise that an space of concealed hydrothermal change may extend for > 1 kilometer

  • Dirt tasting has actually created a brand-new objective at Bottoms-Up the location a meaningful area of raised arsenic accompanies remote noticing abnormalities along with ahead of time mapped mistakes

Analytical end results from a Q3 2022 dirt tasting advertising project (See Info Release October 25, 2022) at South Bullfrog have actually been gotten and also examined. Zacapa has actually furthermore gotten authorization from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for a not as well lengthy ago sent Discover of Intent for recommended exploration activities within the Shingleback objective.

“The geochemical end results we got are amazingly motivating. We have actually extended the area of raised mercury a marginal of 300 meters northeast of the Longtail outcrop and also showed a brand-new relationship in between the geochemistry and also the noticable magnetic short on the Longtail objective,” comments Adam Melnik, Chief Executive Officer and also Supervisor. “The end results include extra evidence to aid our team’s analysis that this a number of kilometer prolonged magnetic reduced may identify an space of magnetite destructive change pertaining to a significant gold-bearing hydrothermal system concealed underneath superficial cowl at Longtail.”

Permitting is underway at Longtail with the asked for social and also natural studies on observe to be completed today. A reaction to the Longtail Discover of Intent is anticipated by mid-February.

Dirt tasting

In Q3 2022, 893 dirt examples had actually been accumulated mainly from the Longtail (Determine 1) and also Bottoms-Up (Determine 2) objective locations with more reconnaissance within the Sourdough objective area. Tasting at Longtail looked for to fine-tune the circulation of highly transformed rocks and also connected structures the location they test below post-mineral cowl. The end results detail a raised mercury geochemical action northeast of the positively transformed Longtail outcrop (silicified, alunite-bearing, brecciated subcrop bordered by alluvial cowl) and also coincident with a translated mistake specific magnetic reduced (Determine 1A). The visibility of a durable mercury anomaly at Longtail is important as an outcome of mercury is a crucial pathfinder for gold within the Beatty Area the location it relates to the greater varieties of gold bearing epithermal programs. The abnormality can likewise be associated with a magnetic reduced, which is important as an outcome of magnetic lows can be the geophysical expression of magnetite destructive hydrothermal change (Determine 1). These end results include self-confidence that Zacapa’s dirt tasting approaches have actually paid in identifying mercury through cowl which the acknowledged magnetic reduced is most likely to be connected to hydrothermally transformed rocks underneath the quilt series. There are a total of 15 examples which can be thought about strange in mercury (focus bigger than 2 normal variances over the suggest; Determine 1B). Every one of those examples occur along with strike of the Longtail outcrop (inside ~300 meters) inside a charming magnetic reduced location.

Determine 1 – Longtail Objective A) Longtail magnetic RTP first upright offshoot map presenting the circumstance of the alunite/kaolinite transformed outcrop, and also the mercury in dirt anomaly, inside a large magnetic reduced location. Strange worths are detailed as bigger than 3 normal variances over the suggest (0.128 ppm) inside an expertise established that varieties from 0.008 to 1.925 ppm mercury. B) Map of 560 dirt pattern variables at Longtail. Aspects are coloured mainly based upon mercury web content product and also a contoured grid placed overtop of topography to aid imagine the circulation to raised mercury. Yellow shape indicates worths near to the suggest, hotter colours (orange, pink, pink) showing climbing variance over the suggest, cooler colours (unskilled blue) showing variance underneath the suggest. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Dirt tasting on the Bottoms-Up objective was accomplished to infill and also create the impact of strange arsenic and also mercury pathfinder parts spotted in initial reconnaissance dirt study pressures (see Info Release October 25, 2022) located downslope from a variety of tiny locations of protrusion silicified breccia. The end results symbolize a durable multi-line, multi-station arsenic abnormality that overlaps with alunite-kaolinite spooky abnormalities and also accompanies among numerous silicified areas in outcrop (Determine 2). The area of raised arsenic (300m x 400m) furthermore occurs adjacent to a mistake that was ahead of time mapped by the U.S. Geological Study. Mapping and also tasting are calculated to abide by up on this motivating brand-new objective area.

Figure 2 – Bottoms-Up Target A) Magnetic RTP map showing interpreted structures with alunite/kaolinite bearing outcrops and arsenic in soil anomalies. Anomalous zones are defined as samples greater than three standard deviations above the mean; samples range from 3.03 to 45 ppm arsenic with a mean of 7.88 ppm. B) Map of the Bottoms-Up target displaying 355 soil sample locations colored by arsenic concentration and underlain by a contoured grid to help visualize the results. Yellow contour represents the mean value with warmer colors (orange, red, pink) indicating increasing deviation above the mean and cooler colors (green, blue) indicating deviation below the mean. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Determine 2 – Bottoms-Up Objective A) Magnetic RTP map presenting analyzed structures with alunite/kaolinite bearing outcrops and also arsenic in dirt abnormalities. Strange areas are detailed as examples bigger than 3 normal variances over the suggest; examples differ from 3.03 to 45 ppm arsenic with a imply of 7.88 ppm. B) Map of the Bottoms-Up objective presenting 355 dirt pattern locations coloured by arsenic emphasis and also underlain by a contoured grid to aid imagine the end results. Yellow shape stands for the suggest worth with hotter colours (orange, pink, pink) showing climbing variance over the suggest and also cooler colours (unskilled, blue) showing variance underneath the suggest. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Shingleback drill targets and also permit

Basically one of the most noticable resistivity and also chargeability alternatives within the ahead of time completed 21 line-kilometer IP-resistivity geophysical study occur on the south aspect of the Shingleback objective in an space the location a variety of mistakes have actually been analyzed. Zacapa’s recently allowed drill proposition will certainly inspect these areas of raised resistivity from the southeast (SB-002) and also northwest (SB-001) to increase the selection of mistake junctions whereas piercing the core of the tough IP-resistivity too much. Whereas that is the very first emphasis, Zacapa can likewise be examining the possibility for gold mineralization on the Double Shafts mistake (SB-006) and also the Lava mistake (SB-011). The allowed Shingleback drill program includes 4 pad locations, with approximately 1,200 meters of exploration calculated partly one.

Simultaneous with the Q3 2022 dirt tasting program, Zacapa furthermore accumulated 293 rock examples, mainly from the Shingleback and also Sledge objective locations. End results offer a significant pattern of speeding up antimony focus from eastern to west within the Shingleback objective area and also in closeness to determined mistakes (Determine 3B). Significantly raised worths of silver had actually been furthermore discovered throughout the lava mistake and also various locations within the jap locations of the Shingleback objective (Determine 3C). The meaningful example of pathfinder parts which can be determined to be associated with gold mineralization within the area is a reliable sign that there was an lively hydrothermal system within the area, which can consist of gold at deepness.

Figure 3 – Shingleback Target A) Geologic map of the Shingleback target and proposed drill holes; B) Antimony zonation with the greatest values in the north-west area of Shingleback. C) Silver zonation with the greatest values in the northeast of Shingleback. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Identify 3 – Shingleback Objective A) Geologic map of the Shingleback objective and also recommended drill openings; B) Antimony zonation with the very best worths within the north-west area of Shingleback. C) Silver zonation with the very best worths within the northeast of Shingleback. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)


All clinical and also technological information on this info launch has actually prepared by, or accredited by Daniel MacNeil, PGeo, and also Technical Expert of the Company. Mr. MacNeil is a qualified specific individual for the requirements of Nationwide Tool 43-101 – Demands of Disclosure for Mineral Tasks.

The dirt examples on this info launch had actually been experienced by Rangefront Mining Providers below the guidance of a rock hound and also assessed by Zacapa rock hounds. Tasting was accomplished at 25 meter pattern spacing, and also 50 meter line spacing. Examples had actually been logged and also landed earlier than submittal to ALS Geochemistry in Reno, Nevada the location the examples had actually awaited analysis. A 50 gram dirt pattern was despatched to ALS Geochemistry in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada (an approved mineral analysis research laboratory) for analysis. Examples had actually been examined by utilizing an aqua regia food digestion embraced by a extremely fragile blended ICP-MS and also ICP-AES end (“AuME-ST43”). Examples for QA/QC (needs, spaces, and also replicates) had actually been put at a cost of 1 in each 10 examples to make certain the criterion of tasting and also analysis. No primary variances have actually been discovered.

In relation to the South Bullfrog Gold Endeavor

The South Bullfrog gold obstacle is centrally placed within the Beatty Area within the coronary heart of the Pedestrian Lane Growth. The Beatty Area has actually seen rapid will certainly boost in gold resources, currently over 8.6 million ounces of gold. Zacapa’s obstacle area is 5 kilometres southern of AngloGold Ashanti’s North Bullfrog enhancement obstacle, and also 11 kilometers west of AngloGold Ashanti’s Silicon, Merlin, and also Motherlode efforts which can be expected to be creating gold inside the succeeding 3 years. AngloGold Ashanti completed its procurement of Corvus Gold for US$370M1 and also not as well lengthy ago remained to combine the Beatty Area by getting the Crown & Sterling efforts from Coeur Mining for as long as US$200M8. AngloGold has actually recognized that the blended home will certainly aid the Beatty Area turn into a large, prolonged life, inexpensive procedure with the possible to create Tier-1 “strong production” mines (Determine 4)2. South Bullfrog is included 488 unpatented mining insurance claims superimposing approximately 9,900 acres with a clear course to worth production by carrying out strenuous expedition within the centre of an more and more vibrant area the location primary gold mining firms are proactively getting home and also expanding brand-new mines.

Figure 4 – Beatty District land tenure map with deposits and Zacapa targets. The deposits/mines within the Beatty District provide geologic context for the South Bullfrog project but are not necessarily indicative that the South Bullfrog project hosts similar mineralization, grades, or tonnages of mineralization. Table 1 below includes grades, tonnage and confidence for the resources summarized on Figure 4. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Identify 4 – Beatty Area land period map with down payments and also Zacapa targets. The deposits/mines inside the Beatty Area existing geologic context for the South Bullfrog obstacle nonetheless need to not basically a sign that the South Bullfrog obstacle hosts associated mineralization, qualities, or tonnages of mineralization. Workdesk 1 underneath includes qualities, tonnage and also self-confidence for the resources summed up on Determine 4. (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Table 1 – Details of disclosed gold resources in the Beatty District.3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Workdesk 1 – Details of divulged gold resources within the Beatty Area.3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 (CNW Group/Zacapa Resources)

Regarding Zacapa Resources

Zacapa is a mineral expedition company participated in responsible expedition for the all new vigor financial system. Its efforts are focused in top quality territories within the southwest U.S., along with Arizona, Nevada, and also Idaho. The profile includes porphyry copper efforts at Crimson High and also Pearl and also epithermal gold efforts at South Bullfrog and also Miller Hill. These home are transcending by a extremely regimented and also experienced knowledgeable team with lucrative observe info of exploration, valuable source enhancement and also mine permitting.


1 AngloGold Ashanti Indicators Conclusive Negotiation to Acquisition Corvus and also Combine the Beatty Area of Nevada, September 13, 2021

2 Corvus Gold and also AngloGold Ashanti Announce Conclusion of Purchase of Corvus by AngloGold Ashanti, January 18, 2022

3 Augusta Gold Broadcasts Essential Beneficial source Change at Bullfrog of 1.2 M Oz Measured and also Shown and also 0.26 M Oz Presumed Beneficial source, March 10, 2022 

4 North Bullfrog Endeavor’s, Initial Financial Examination – Corvus Gold’s In-depth Part-1, Standalone, Close to-Time duration Mine Development Strategy within the Bullfrog Mining Area, Nevada, October 7, 2020

5 Corvus Gold Broadcasts Mama Lode Initial Financial Examination End Results for a Standalone Future Mining Augmentation Endeavor, within the Bullfrog Mining Area, Nevada, October 7 2020

6 AngloGold year Complete 2021 Outcomes Record, February 22, 2022

7 Augusta Gold Gets Definitely Granted Low-priced Stack Leach Gold Endeavor 7 Miles From Its Bullfrog Endeavor in Nevada, April 21, 2022

8AngloGold Ashanti consents to collect Nevada homes from Coeur Mining to extra combine and also enhance enhancement possibility of the Beatty Area of Nevada, September 19, 2022

9 Drag, R., and also House, A., 2021. NI 43-101 Technical Record Mineral Useful source Quote, Bullfrog Gold Endeavor Nye Area, Nevada by Specialty Characteristics, Inc.

10 Cornwall, H.R. and also Kleinhampl, F.J., 1964, Geology of Bullfrog Quadrangle and also ore down payments connected to Bullfrog Hills Caldera, Nye Area, Nevada and also Inyo Area, The Golden State: United States Geological Study Competent Paper 454-J, 25 p.

11 Jorgensen, D.Okay., Rankin, J.W., and also Wilkins, J. Jr., 1989, The geology, change and also mineralogy of the Bullfrog gold down payment, Nye Area, Nevada: AIME Preprint 89-135, 13 p.

12Nicholson, D., 2021, Technical Record Abstract Silicon Endeavor, an preliminary analysis record: AngloGold Ashanti, 62 p.


For additional information, please most likely to All documentation can be located on Zacapa’s account website on SEDAR at

All clinical and also technological information had on this press launch prepared below the guidance of Daniel MacNeil, MSc., P. Geo., and also a “Licensed Person” as detailed by Nationwide Tool 43-101.

In behalf of the Board of Administrators,

Adam Melnik

Adam Melnik

Zacapa Resources

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Principal Govt Policeman & Supervisor

Vice Head Of State Capitalist Relations

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