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Standard Graphite Outlines Major Conductor at Sandy Lake Property

Standard Graphite has defined a major conductor over the Sandy Lake property, through the aerial geophysical TDEM survey analysis carried out by Aeroquest International during March 2012. The property lies some 20 km towards the southeastern part of the town of Fermont in Québec.

EM Map for Sandy Lake Property

This property belongs to the claim block series selected around Quebec and demonstrates the identical geology as the adjacent Lac Knife deposit. Two showings are present at the property’s east shore. The company acquired some 68 selected claim blocks that cover some 11,700 ha, in order to enclose the zone of interest.

The complete claim block was covered under the aerial survey, which included 340 line-km that measures the electromagnetic (EM) and magnetic responses of the primary rocks. Two anomalies were linked by the data analysis and are related to a wide conductor, which measures around 8 km showing the fold structures in the central and north parts. The company has considered the fold structures to be significant targets for exploration, where migration of potential graphite has occurred during metamorphism. The conductor that was defined at the property is coincident together with the prominent occurrences.

The geology of the surface area features strongly metamorphosed pelitic sediments, containing graphite, the Menihek formation rocks. This geological formation comprises major occurrence of graphite in the area.

Aeroquest carried out aerial survey and pots treatment of data, with the help of a helicopter rigged with TDEM and magnetometer systems. This aerial survey was specifically designed to optimize the response obtained from the potential conductors and to distinguish the types of conductors.

Joel Scanlon

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Joel relocated to Australia in 1995 from the United Kingdom and spent five years working in the mining industry as an exploration geotechnician. His role involved utilizing GIS mapping and CAD software. Upon transitioning to the North Coast of NSW, Australia, Joel embarked on a career as a graphic designer at a well-known consultancy firm. Subsequently, he established a successful web services business catering to companies across the eastern seaboard of Australia. It was during this time that he conceived and launched News-Medical.Net. Joel has been an integral part of AZoNetwork since its inception in 2000. Joel possesses a keen interest in exploring the boundaries of technology, comprehending its potential impact on society, and actively engaging with AI-driven solutions and advancements.


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