Galaxy Graphite Corp. Provides Update on 2013 Plans
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- Galaxy
Graphite Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GXY) (the "Company" or "Galaxy") is
pleased provide an update on its exploration plans for 2013.
Following up on the recently announced sampling results from the
Buckingham project (see company release February 7, 2013) the company
plans an aggressive 2013 campaign, including drilling. Permitting
activities will commence immediately.
With similar results on Galaxy's Laurier project (see company release
August 28, 2012), with channel sample grade up to 22%, a drill
program is also planned. Permitting activities for this program are
Buckingham Graphite Property, Quebec:
The Buckingham Graphite property comprises two former producing
mines, located just east of Buckingham, QC. They are located in the
highly prospective Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville
geological province, host to many active graphite projects. The host
rocks for both deposits are graphitic crystalline marbles, similar to
the host stratigraphy at Timcal's Lac des Iles graphite mine,
currently Canada's only producing graphite mine. The two properties
cover a total of 1,324 Ha on 22 mining claims.
Sampling results released February 7, 2013 indicate grades up to
11.5%, with over 50% being coarse flakes.
The property is owned 100% by GXY Graphite Inc, a Quebec corporation
wholly-owned by Galaxy Graphite Inc, and is located approximately 40
km due east of Gatineau, QC. Infrastructure and access are excellent.
Laurier Graphite Property, Ontario:
The Laurier graphite property is located in Laurier Township,
Ontario, approximately 40 kilometres south-southeast of North Bay,
Ont. The property is located in the highly prospective Central
metasedimentary belt of the Grenville geological province, host to
many active graphite projects. The host rocks for the target zone are
graphitic paragneisses. The property covers a total of approximately
2,300 hectares on 46 mining claims.
The property was described in Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) open
file report 5649, published in 1987. The report is entitled "Graphite
in the Central Gneiss belt of the Grenville province in Ontario." The
report describes four graphite occurrences, two of which are
currently being prepared for production. These are referred to in the
report as Butt Township (which is the Kearney mine, Ontario Graphite)
and Maria Township (the Bissett Creek deposit, Northern Graphite
Work performed in the summer of 2012 verified the reports from
historic work on the property, and demonstrates the presence of a
zone of high grade graphite mineralization, with grades up to 22%
Work was restricted to only a small area of the property to
corroborate information from the OGS report. A well-defined conductor
axis at the centre of the grid, which correlates to a magnetic high,
has been defined. Both the magnetometer and VLF anomalies coincide
with the OGS mapped graphite zone.
Mapping and prospecting identified abundant graphite, occurring in a
quartz-feldspar-biotite-graphite schist metasedimentary unit
outcropping in the centre of the grid. Channel sampling of outcrops,
both across and along the strike of the zone, returned assays of 3%
The property has road access from Highway 11, which is five km to the
The company has an option to earn a 100% interest in the property.
Galaxy Graphite Corp (TSX VENTURE:GXY) is a publicly traded Canadian
exploration company which is focused on exploring and developing
graphite properties, especially in the Grenville geological province
in eastern Canada. In addition, the company is exploring a highly
prospective gold property in northeastern Saskatchewan, Brownell
Chris M. Healey, P.Geo, President and CEO of Galaxy, and a Qualified
Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and
approved the technical content of this release.
Chris Healey, President and CEO of Galaxy commented, "With the recent
highly encouraging results from the Buckingham property, we plan to
aggressively explore these properties which are demonstrating
excellent potential to host high value coarse flake graphite
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Chris M. Healey, President and CEO
We seek safe harbor.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Galaxy Graphite Corp.
Chris M. Healey
President and CEO
(604) 921-1898 (FAX)
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