Fairmont Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that a drill has arrived at the Forestville Quartzite Property and is expecting to commence operation next week. The drill will be operated by the CFP Forestville as part of their Diamond Drilling Education Program. Magnor Exploration Inc. will provide geological support for the drilling program.
While doing reconnaissance traverses, Magnor identified a new quartzite zone located 2 km east of the main quartzite horizon. The new zone is exposed on surface for a minimum 25m by 300m. This zone is in the vicinity of previously report (in press release dated January 23, 2015) sample 1989027907 which reported 99.91% SiO2.
The Forestville Quartzite property is located 20 kilometres north-northwest of the town of Forestville, Quebec. The property has been optioned for the purpose of testing the chemical and physical properties of the quartzite as potential raw material source of high purity glass, fibre optics, ferrosilicon and silicon metal.
Within the last 2 weeks, customer site visits have occurred on the Buttercup Dense Aggregate Property and Baie-Comeau Quartzite. Discussions with additional customers continues, as does material testing from Buttercup, Baie-Comeau and Forestville by customers.