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Trailbreaker Announces the Commencement of Drilling at the Liberty Copper Property

Trailbreaker Resources Ltd. has announced the start of its 2024 drill program, which will focus on the copper-molybdenum (Cu-Mo) porphyry target at its 100 %-owned Liberty property in central British Columbia. The program includes up to 2,000 meters of diamond drilling to test a Cu-Mo ± gold (Au) ± silver (Ag) geochemical soil anomaly, which coincides with an IP chargeability and resistivity anomaly.

Trailbreaker Announces the Commencement of Drilling at the Liberty Copper Property

Drill being aligned at hole 1 on the Liberty copper property. Image Credit: Trailbreaker Resources Ltd.


Rio Tinto's recent drill operation uncovered a significant find: a 123.1-meter stretch with a grading of 0.11 % Cu and 0.04 % MoS2, extending from the surface to the bottom of the hole. Interestingly, this location sits precisely 300 meters to the south of the current focus of geophysical and geochemical investigations.

The company's analysis suggests that the historic drill hole was positioned close to the periphery of a mineralized porphyry body. Earlier this year, reprocessing and 3D inversion imaging of historical IP data were finalized, and these findings are currently guiding the drill targeting strategy.

Message from the President

We are excited to start the season with the first drill program at Liberty since the 1960s. Historic drill results from the only drillhole to test the porphyry target provide a great anchor to our exploration thesis and prove we are in a mineralized system. The new geophysical and geochemical interpretations of the Cu-Mo system have helped create strong drill targets and we look forward to updating our shareholders as soon as we interpret the results.

Daithi Mac Gearailt, President, Trailbreaker Resources Ltd.

Liberty Property Description

The 5,054-hectare Liberty Property is located about 60 km northwest of Quesnel, British Columbia. The property is completely accessible by resource roads.

The Liberty project aims to address a northwest-trending Cu-Mo ± Au ± Ag Mobile Metal Ion (MMI) soil anomaly. This coincides with an IP chargeability feature located on the granitic intrusion’s edge. A previous drill hole to the south of this coincident anomaly yielded a 123.1-m interval of 0.11 % Cu and 0.04 % MoS2.

Aside from the Cu-Mo porphyry and Cu-skarn targets, which have previously shown assay results exceeding 8.0 % Cu from trenching activities, the extended property area encompasses an epithermal gold target. This target area revealed epithermal vein textures during observation of a road cut.

Adjacent soil and test pit samples exhibited remarkably elevated levels of gold (Au) and arsenic, indicating the potential presence of lower-temperature epithermal zones within the hydrothermal system.

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