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JACQUE CARTIER. GOLD DISTRICT 
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CROS~.'LS ROCHES, iiATABE GOUNât`. 
PIêCVT'~NC7`: OF 01326V ~... 
DISTORT: PUBLIC ;~ 
A - French-Canadian,  F ortua Tremblay by names prospected, intermittently, for more than twonty •years on -th3.s deposit,. Be ms born and raigQd in Mefano Cottntys near the dapooit, and then a young mn =Tit to Colorado, whore he contracted driving tunnels, .eta., in the gold nines of Cripple Crook and 'vicinity. It mss there that ho learned comothf.ng of g4d reining and minerals. 
Upon his return to his I:ome,  ho via ir~~~proosed  son° similarity batroon the rook nearby (on this deposit), and some rock he had 40011 'in Colorado. He sent seize of this r+'Jc3â.~to bo s.eaayodA and tas ploaaod to learn ttat it contained gold and silver in enying emirate.  He tIon TA  spurred on to further prospecting, and in his twenty odd yoars of nos:°k, s`e.;s dug mnj holes, mod had nonvrou.ts samples assayed. Tho lowest a,smy ho over  - rooari.vrec3  about $3.50 . at the old price of gold. nia saaaplos were  toIâcan from many parts of whQ&pas$t, omar an extent of more than tocs miles in length. 
In 1919,. an vngineasr by the none of Lnoogyh  Brown, thon an old man, mode a trip down the Onaeo . Poninsaa:i:a with H.S. Coughlin. nàom' s mining experiences had taken Het to may parts of the uorld .. 2tsst+-alia, Africa, : P::o,v>â.co, "United Sta.tos, Canada, etc. ,110 , ‘117.13 told of 'Tremblay* ~. prospotstiatg, nsilo he MM stopping at 4araQs and after making a.,.tri.p ;o~..-i: to the formation, l'As so favorably iriprossed with the showing that ho d€aaiclec.ï to spend ao.rece tiro) on the deposit. Corzsoquontly hcs, and Coughlin spent about  nine months in driving a. tunnel (No. 1) and in sampling other parts of the deposit in the irraedi.atQ Tho tunnel .xas all driven by hand work, and, due to the hardness of the rock, progress sea necessarily slow. The drillings wore saved  assayed on the job by.e. combined chemical and amn1ga.-uatîon rethod, the gold elkleaa per ton being estimated by the aise of tho rosttiti.ang gold buttons. 
it is reported thn.t the ores for the whole longth of the tunnal, including the o ai cut loading to the tunnel (a tc,tcal distance of 59 foot) averaged 06.00 per ton at tho old price of gold. The lorectoë assay for any of the rock on the deposit :sampled by .irowan is saidto have boon in excess of 03.00. ,~hz.as irscsludcsd aanplaas of.aoraQwho.t mathorerd quartzite from the outcroppings above the tunnel., on the hilltop. 
Altogether,' the work done by Brown showed there to bo  an oro body exceeding CC foot in width psorpondicu3:a.r to the dip,' this orit averaging bettor than 04.00 per ton at the old prieoi:' gold. 
-Aftnr Brown roturnod to Ia>>or:trasal a. oomp rany _eae organised and steps were taken to develop the deposit, but davalop4-~ -~-st came to a standstill owing to confusion and .; dise.groonrent between Brown and ti°s) company. Brown has ai.ncs° died and ,nothing much has 
 boon dona OYi the deposit, ( E33CCept by i'reTYiÎile.0 e  r  ,t s.   c'~ osent locators vi.s:itod the prcaporty to Ariapect i.t.  r QUEBEC DEPARTMENT OF MINES 
MINERAL DEPOSITS BRANCH 
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(A stop oas made at Tremblayn s gosielonca, now located at Mechinsi Gaspe, to 
o -~i.na his assay roporto and althoa,rgts, most of his reports havo been lost, three reports more examined from Mr. W.P. Lambert, Assayer of Timmins, tiarrtario, under date of June 26th, 1826, mhirsh shoued - Vo. -A.446 - $3.68, No. A.:447 - /5.20 and. No. A.448- - 44.18. Also two roports from the Laval University, Quebec City and signed-.by the Prof. of Chemistry, Mr. l;lexandor Vachon, under date of J..me 17, 1922 sbowing - No. 1 - .0086 oz. or $17.00 and No. 2- 0.60 cz. or 01+0.00 por ton, all at the old price of gold of 020.67' 
LOCATION: 
This mining property, knonn as the Jacques Gastiar Gold-f3i.striant, is ci.tuatëd about  S.E. of Grosses Boehm), a village lying on tho ,north cas~t of the Gaspe Pon7.ue•,zl.a,. mtane County, Province of gnobva, Dominion of Canada. Tho :property comprises Lots Nos. - 28 -►  29 - 30 .. 31 eu Range No. 2, Cherbourg Qnaadrasa.d e, Matene County. The total s.rea located is tow hundred (400) aarQa. 
ACCESS: ..,...,....... 
This propasrty, is reached by wagon road, (a largo portion of uhioh'may be traversed by automobile), from the village of Grosses Rsch+ezt. The villago of groRseO Roahao lias on the nain highrntl along the Oaspt:. Pcari3na3ula, on the south shorQ. 'of tho ;;t. ;t,anrrancso Rivar, 20. milos . east of na.tzar:v, and 185 miles oast of Quebec City, An accompanying sap 8h0138 the location. 
The Canaca Fc Gulf Railroad traverses the north coast of the PonuneUl.a. to ;°stann. Equipment for mining could thus bo brought by railroad to Ratnn°, and there ` tra.*sfQrrod to motor truck . for 4.sai.vory to tho mine. Trains run once a day to and. frtsEt uatano. 
A wharf, 400 foot long by 20 foot: 'vide, in gvod ua3a:ad.ition, is; sittoted ai~.iut 
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miles oast of Gro€nsoa i;oclt<aaa. The c7crpthoâ r4tor at tho end of tho wharf is Go foot ut low ti.da3. An excellent road coxnnectaa the wharf with the main highway. 
CLIMATIC OOs~3~`ItIdB s .......  -.e 
lantors era quite severe in this region, tho temperature reaching as low aa 20 dogroes P. belay sores; and the snow-fall Sara.eatimQa 15 faut. In the av0rage minter tho snowfall is 4 to 6 foots. with €amr days in which the temperature fails : bol.00, 3,0 degrees below zero. Sanmmors are usually . cooï,, caused by the xarvvai2ing vest minds blowiang down tho St. 1,faura3nco PïvFar. The average annual rainfall is about 30,inchos. January a.nd February .are the severest w3.nta3rz months. Not much rain occurs frora' ohonaa to . October* 
TOPOGRAPHY: 
The eountry around Groacea Roches in a plateau come 5Q feet above tl% 8t. :o.awrea;ce ;?ivczr, behind which rises a hill. coma 300 feet above the ri.ro°erp Bah3,nd thâ.s 4r sat range is a valley, down tho two sides of o:i.saPn, gcmeraa;ll.y peaking, floor tho Buiesoau do Grc,saa.:,s Rochera on the &W. In between those tuo streams rise a 'aeries, of rathor Sharp hills, mowed by sedimentary  rock PQrnationo tilting to the east with the ox;:ocod outcrops causing  n aomowhat serrated summit. This  series of ridges raacknes'. a maxim= hca3.ght of about 250 foot above the rivers in ts valley, or some 400 feat above   non level. An o>a.ocaà:lent view both up anal down the valla3y nay be had trou thia tops' cf those highest rïdgea. The ridges are usually gate abrupt  in alapQaszz both sidaaaa.= 
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NATURAL ~L.~67LTV1WEtG.. i 
Two stroamaa, the Ruisseau a la Loutre and tho Ruisseau da Grossed Roches :cross the propCrtys the normal flow of tho former being 8 to 10 a.f.ss4 and in tho latter 7 to 8 cafes= GeQoaal fa3.1s occur on both: streansm po.ssiblo sources of poraura 
Botàh, coniferous  and birch timbar occur on the property, mostly' seoQnd' groutha Troop up to 80.0 inches urea r.omnom, but a :Tiro 'which ssropt through this seation about 1917 doetroyod muoh of the larger troes thiCh had not been lumbered. 
ELECTRIC POWER, 8AMUIILS LABOR, Ea`C* 
âla4trio power, go€iol~.atad by a small hydro*e? octlpic: plant at pet3.~, e~one 45 miles raest of Cartossios 3.tsehon, COMOa no far-os S;,cra rel./cite, mi1ee raest of Grosso Roahcs.. The siZO of tho plant as rae1l as the paver lino is not sufficient for ltarge acsaic ninirig operations. 
âoQaral =mills, one at Grosses Roches and another at Rui,a,csea.0 a la .Loutre could supply mina and mill tisïxbearti. Other carami3.l.cas are also in the nearby vicinity. 
Local unskilled labor may be secured sufficient for most purposeda ?ages are from a2.00 to 0.O0 par day. 
GEOLOGY; ~..,.......... 
The rooks in tho Grosses Roches noighbcer:ood consist of slates, shales, llmotstcazze-ceartglamors.tom, sandstone and Uneaten(' (all r;onoldcsrabîy altered), belonging to tho sorbe knot= as the Quebec Group of tho Ordovician Aze,. The rock struatiira; e.1.l along the Gaspe z'e,ninsuàa in typically Appalcsch3.art.. Outcrops rere fairly abundant Aist along the aho:rq, in the . stroans and ,oliffs, in road -cuttings and in the ffoldo,. ihci general striba ls north-oast following tl3e outline of the coast, aâthoug.h. there considerable ;loOal varïatiocg t;ho dip .is, usually tqbeut 40 degrees to the aoutkkaast. Tho a'raâe.a arc rodd.issh, proanishrgrey or bl.aal;. Tho' limestone whore r-rnooun4°.ered, are mn,caCl.y-compact. ûalcaraQus sancietane and *hitn quartsdao sandstone aro also found in the aaarâoe. ' iâe3dn or iSmestcsno..eo nglamoz.atci foira conspicuous outcrops at i~kn3i. places. the sacadsteaness and limostozios arc mostly locally altered or metamorphosed , i:ntO dolomite .struoti.ro. 
UsPrognati;on of certain £o ~ations. . 3n the area covered by this report brr the gold and other r>ot~.a].ii'or rous solutions vais probably duo, to a groat-extent, to aom0 regional mvtamorplieCrs$s caauaGd by the, groat granited 'outhcol,th  out.~iope to the north..srast noar it. Albert, in Gaspe Ce3uaty. Doubtless, tho J iinrals mero:trorasportsoa =TO as diffusive vapors from far below rather than as atelgition,o nFl.noa tlss root itself hoc boon a%tsarod; tila formation showing fera signs of any definite ORartw ".yeiFlG, sitah .as an ascending solution would gtxe rise zz7. 
Tho formation under aonsidora.tf,on; ortauds for txe mil.os ; to tEic, 1443. and fer taie milos to tho S.W., or a total, length of appromivo.ûoly twolvo Tales, Only t comparatively amnll portion of this hAn beatx,;04074minod.axi,d reported upon in this roams. Tho approzioato micsth is a'ii'teen hundred toot. 
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Young timber regrowth, lblloeing; n fire in this i7eotior; some seventeen years cbe„ has rather effectively concealed much esf the lees pror+~~.neant parte of the fr.ireation. Heavy underbrush and marsh growth tend to meko the consideration of the low lying portions infare3ntîaxl as regards the strnatvre. In g~"c:se3rali, the low lying  sections oocL.i.~,~i rrg the cotions between the more prominent conglomerate and quartzite outoreapping;s are slate or the sorter quartzite beds. 
STHUOTURE: 
The rock stracxturs, as is the ~,~,~teral occurrence on ta ?eiansulsÿy, consists of beds of tilting sod%cnte.râo a, with the strike 144.5., and the dip to the 5.1;. The outcroppines of conglomerate and qu;,.rtrite form rather conspicuous l.andretr',r.ano The sodi3e9t1tat•Ze9s seem to run in severa3l tLariei3 over a width rf perhaps half  a ale, tarre the conglomerate reefs offer, in e r csiora3, handy hori zona from vinieh to reference the other quiJc':.zite and dole :rite boda:s 
There are some rive prrsmâneent resef'e of cong3.orxorrate, on either side of S`dhiCp:I are thicker beds of gc,aztzi.ter* elate mourn in the formation in thin lsyerss, g;e:ners.11y, and :e)re or loss thick beds of elate border the ~nto? o ftrrreati.on on either side. Schisty oorg;lorear:ato and quartzite occur in the i'armatsoni, usually directly underlying the oangIeznera.to ree3fso Minor faults and slips are c33.saernâ ble in several places. Movement took place, it is believed, concurrently with the genesis of the great granite batholS.th. 
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riot =eh eork has been cline on the determination of the rine.«ule in the ,,ore* i-`ymi.te:e, maxceesi.ta and b:tng~netitrt haves boon identified, among the metr,e:ll.ics. It Is iaallevod that the go3.d, occurs as a telluride, ary3.vanitcee or in some similar ',manner, ae the ore, in the past„ baxs had to be assayed as o.n ore of telluride contentd 
i4, i.i Y éi{JO.é $Gi::lâI i  : w  . 
Development on this prc2perkT.. as per the appended plates, ssoesistes ter two ir..7xaortant tunnels, both on the east side of the road which creases the tereeg~ and other %waisor t?rmo3e, prosposst haloes outs, ate* Most of the development and exploration on ;hie _ for-AtY.on has been done on this northern onde 
(a);  The lower ttrar,tele lie. 1, arass—outs a part 'of the series of s odimenteric+z,s ~-~nd is 40 fe ot in length from the portal* It is now caved at the antrs~rsee,, but may I,* 'enteret by post43.ng over the debr'p,e which deers not Ml the lerts3.. The tunnel has a pre:foun:4d' grade f ree% s,.; feu' Toot inside the e,r4 :-ant:pe e ri eirl,e apxx~fi~ n~.~cl~. ' 5 .feet' in 35. This.teaslne~J$ begins ;In a fraot~;~.1l tson~~3.c~~:er~ato, ~.x7av+~~r~se:s g,tx~,rtzi.to,, and tor'~~„baatos'in a ha;a€;ingea11 .' oong3.omeratez. (The term footm°a.11 and Tmngangwa1l do not refer to the t rue FoWt, erfiel of the formation, rra.;.csh kayo not as yet boon, detlrisdi:ed, bat are used lti,~era°,.;G, to differentiate certain beds in the eeriest.) 
Tunnel No. 1 shows the width of this ixacl of dips The strike here in I'l20 degrees E. (b):  The Upper tunnel No. M, dims about gtO Aeet north and as feat higher than the lower tunnel. It fnll:eus s :Local slip into the rea.:~tien, n,~til3.sal.ra:g the cal.? as it  Tat =x"d, Thin slip i.en a strike or Na60 deer*ces  ?„;tel.e.uLh), and thus the tunnel cT,uerter.s; aarose the .forteetierk et nearly a 45 doies^ee w a pra.o.  slip causer a vertical d~!,~spasoernn.t of about 10 ferc:t,, the strata being  lower en tkae,-lei^t& leee to Its higher e3.eea.tie~.~n Chic tunnel while beginning in quartette:, p;aeseot~.t~ ~ ri. i,te rittt row f6erŸ into the sane conglomerate in which the lower tuxntarl terei.n:eto su b~ 24 fee  reeler  
:Y1...^) t7T!~t~n:Y~M'•. ra7e¢':Pa:6^5]iT,t.: ~if3'tc~weMk:,:i4Aa.^f`V~/  9raâ'' 
Tuytnal No. 2shows a 'length of about  25 foot,* from theoorta'l. It shows the conglamorate on' tile 9.17. to be :1re3 than 15 ft. ~,11. thiealoa,fa.Ezs, mextourod laorpendl,cu;3vr to the strikesThe dip of tho 11.17a oonolomerate is 56 detroves at its bodrt33.ng plano on the quartzite to the right of the, tr,rsnol. 
(aa) a  Tunnel No. 3' lying some 175 foot ne.r'th of the lower tunnel (No. i), and on the optaosai.to ,side of tale  road outs under Qrot:*er bed of cono3.omora-te paralleling the aonglcaaorato to to east. this tunnel shows there to ba za bed of ;,oeh? sty conglomerate londvrlyi ngâ the true ccarzolanerate, but does not develop the t àaS.cknoas of the bed• The ocang;lcrerote exposed is quite coarsae. 
Tunnel No. 3 has a length of 15 foot, oith a bea::-in_e. of N.200 doe 
(d):  )iolcn  SO0 foot to the t3..W. of tunnel Uo. 1 outs into the caast<-marst reef aO congÿl cazaatatrt eh..^on bn Plato No. 5. The kaolca is about 4 feet eoopo allowing a; 6 foot taco of the conolomor .fie to be =pansr. for sadpli,ng. This cohglonetrotO shows room nodules of pyriteao and is quite oompaat and Iacxn.vy. 
(o):  Hole :i,3.5$ 330 foot N.W. of tunnel. Po. 1k is an incline sunk tender the west— roost reef of esanoloreera.to t3hclm on Plats No. 6* The incline is about 20 toot deep on the inclines and is sunk in a bolt of acI.,~`ltsty-curnglortexstA® This encline thews the reef of cxanotoisaersto to be 8 foot thl.ck', and l,ying;, wider a quartzite roof. The ia3alirto shows* the s®Iziat;zraer►slcasgI, o7torate3 to be more than 10 foot tI-xîcà;, under vesioh lies another bed of oonglcamexoto ani guarozi,tC3 6 feet thick, under xtxl.Qiss in turn:, ll.ess another bed of aor, omeratta more theai 10 foot in thiclotieros. 
(f): Hole 33o.6'0 , 110 foot N.i'9. of tunt]e7. No.a., in lino with Hole No. 6, is a prospect shaft about 10 foot deep, under  the sotto bed of oongâom[3r";ytl as Hole No. 3. This hole is in the ssc:+w ctssia5.s#-,osQ-ccano? ors~arate Volt Hole hto.5 vas driven into. 
(g): No.7s 93 f.00t p.11. of tunisne;'l. ;aoo 1, in lino with Bole Nea.3, is a eoot into '.);e eaeanglortorsai,e roof 000rl:,, ixrg Holes Ncr.b and No.6. This hoâo is about. 4 feet doep$ ; ,~a~xpeasing ;ce Pace of quartzite anel cor><g,l.orsxQrato, at right ra.r.gleas to the dip of xzor. than 10 fort, The qaaa:rtzite: cod aongZomsrato are quite elonaca and hard. 
(h ),;  Holt+ Ne.6, about 4s~.~0 feet N.E. of tunnel No.l.m lying at the foot of the haloo &l.00u of the formation; into wi.ÿch,tunra.rsl.a Nta.,l and NcaV,2 are driven, exposes I ; aaort of the quartzite .formation underlying the conglomerate reef envountared at the exAtzanoe to ts<tnnsal. no. 1. :A three foot chip sarapl: o rtoo taken Trams this exposure. 
(14:  1:o10  sra;:rc ,1003 feet 3.t. of tunnel Noe:,  it; a out into the mot«gaoot racars;<;l.amorai;o roof. Althoezoh,. the iaoraglc,rr:mate  more than . 20 feet in ti►iekne$cas : here,, the hole aJ.lorru about 3 foot of fresh s*.u~,rftoo to L•e ssaropLcado, A. 3-foot : clx:il. oam,pl.€a Tool taken. Tho etawptr ;sa4d. frscn shows LIgilTy nodules of pyrite in a dense and tough en.nglon..~oote rock. 
(j):  noie Nta.lOp SCO:o 260 root S.W. of tunnel, No.l.. and 15 feet t+s the west of the road, la a fai'~~tJ  thew  ~":1t outcrop of e3Csx't+~;t.~â%7P~~°.Y.;0 t/T1fG .;~uëixl~i~, tko.K' ~ht4'7r#~a ~» Cf7i•~T~ sxe~n:~j~oo at t~.i 1fh~v tt.ngl.e;;ef to the dips of about 20 foot: vas. token on the wathored ioulacse from ozoosead oow xacrs oad odgeS~~,` tho root,.  tgl;k.o po:en r t y~ , the ,y ,~y°t~o~' r~ } ~,s otana~i+~e~gal.ra .:.~rc►  than 2g3 feet ~.53 th.~.~zl~aG~cca. The ~~;$,p ,i6 About ",EkLÿ . dom. , 000, 1~; Asi~i ~"dA.NS 
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OBE  
The cont of the ore body (or bodies ) a both laterally' end in Icangte;a has not boon determined as yet. program-or core-drilling setta.d be the , mast 1.o g:.oel iesth4d of exploring the extent of this deposit. The ,calm* of tork dono so ihr, , limited to a few tunnels and outs into t3zevariceuo strata, and confined enly to the upper end, hats but scratched the csurface• insofar as proving up the  of. *teat could be called ore bodies. eâeat: of" the protspooti.ng _t;roe: has been done in a more or lees hap?nzard manner, chiefly on thee conglomerate reefs. A rather complete proopoct of part or tee* of the quartzite reefs has shcen coed ore -values in than. rlith but this nominal amount of work, it is difficult to oven o.ttetaspt A ce.:.ol;sl.atio:a of the rr:-o ;n sig e ht. One =tiled viould be t include in the ore body €a1L. the . area. boamded by the various ope;rf ngs in the reefs so S'ca.r tested, and to doub=e, the leeigth sct.f1gurode and oal.ow a depth or at least twice the vdti~-~a.. This methodo dde;, es hen been mentioned, to the vary  nu.*~..bar of test opor€ing6 weld not be more than ta. very sketchily eruî3stazatiatod estimate. . This uflul.d mean  that maw of the bode not yct -essnpl:cd: lÿ iog in between  the ooraglcxmezate reefs from which only a. comparatively few - .samples have boon taiten, would be figured in as ore of s ema value. By this method the ore bodies 1.zrsuld be of sufficiently graat r•.ami.tade to warrant being worked by steam-shovel and e71aarga 
method; Caloul.atïng the ore reserves by this mettexl would tend to give a tonnage estierate which on first, sietat "Could appear co fantastically Isrge as to quest :on the nf or utiliting euc~li aece~hod. In. this calculation, nith an est3.rnte.~d eidti~ ,~ ci' 600 feet, -h total lex.e,r;t3a of 2000 feet, and a depth of I.200 feet, the e sat3mated ore reserves would be no lees titan (96,000a000) - ninety-six r,ail2ion tsr.ua 
Figuring the ore weight, in place at .3e outdo feet per ton, the to;al es !mated tonnage mad bore 
600 x 2000 x 1200 ,.,...Y...,_.~..~...~.._,....n.., 
or, Ic1A~,~~E10?,000 tons ct ore, in round numbzare. 
This tonnage would be Quffi ciont to .p  a 1000-tomz mill in cre for 300 years, or tteti 100£-ton traille in operation e%t full capacity for 30 yoars. 
So fstr as ezurinsd., the ore values soom to be fairly so..nstcxnt a1.oteg both the length and iv$,dtb of the deposit. This would 'Indicate El very lengthy ore sheet, or an ore body fo+°.mod bôr aragi.cznal mr,:tcelarp:hos3.s,e I:memo:h. as the l.aadi,r.cati:3we are that 4h3 tevel.e width may he mineralized sufâi.al.mitl.y to be es.itiad ore, the deposit eaaua00 even greatea. proportions. 
It is rs9„ox'trsd that a turknpl driven into the ower Fmeersto two aloe to the etcautha by 'a'Ze.n~a"~.a;!'a gave ee.%s substantially the tttria  thliS:o founid in this more "Foomp1.eto1.y preeeeettd eree to the north. Theme .i,raten:;,âsrne would tend to lengthen the deeosi.t to more than 2 trei lsa;s, which , weld /Iring the am8s tonxege up to the amazing giguro of =re than (600,000,000) e five iuecdrad million tons of ore. 
DUMASIO?i 
Tho appeetrxtly ere?* ,size of the deposit, templed v.°sth its iev+rrabl.ec1ipQ <~*,exu;leî ere.rzaxse Ito *oration, by en openepit method, utilizing; e4.eem-ehc ►veâs and probably a a^ea:t.lcaa,y Ieoul,agea symterep : evgra3. Ÿéills et largo tonnage  escpaei:ty ccelet be :.aoA: ed ever g';is,a9,.ssottca de Crosses Roches elver, rince this i.cQtt:i.on would ho Vit the fcaotwe17: side of the deposik ), and emt.a.l.d 3'teyt irriaerfcro with future operatfOns at -d,spth ora, the r+cefet. 
iR+1......nmffs ,NaTtflF~^ M~iT~..+ ...rs..~uM~. . , w,n . 
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equals ~.~. 95,000 000 tons. 
tor fer mil1ing, etaes could be clevelopt±d on both the :'uf esee3u ales Loutre end the Ruisesea:r, de Grosses Roches Rivers ,by rsvitab3e dune, €ltmesg dito?:ess etc. Power to operate both nine and mills, in s:A2. probability :sou3.d be derived Tram a.. stears. plant uh3.ah r,ou].d use coa3. obtained *oath() coal beds near- the eastern end of t?s) Peninsula. Cosa sgoau3d be delivered ,by barge to the starf at the truth of the Ruisseau a la Loutre and =old be trucked to tao nine, - or the power plant c.ou:6.d be erected near the tiaaris,; and electric prsaor transmitted by a power lino to the property. This would save coal haulage and handling costs. 
The metalyurey of the ore, with respect to its most economical treatment has not yet been determined. In all probab3ilityb, an e.11-s3.imLng cynnido process vou.ldi be developed. In addition, duo to the teslluridcr►3.âtze occurrence of the gold valuers: s• roastine Focess might necessarily have to be ineorporated before aen...~aidntS.Qn. 
Costs for nir.ing and milling-would be very lot, deoretsingwith the size of ouc3rwti.t3ns. It is believed that on a 500 et ton per day basis a cost for miniztg and milling of $7..25 per ton cou3.d be wowed, while on any Tzavc?uctioza es-eater than 1000 tons - a cast of between  and 0l.00 per ton Should be attainable. The milling casts mould be the largest factor in est3.natixtg, the total costs' . Tho open-pit  'method of mining lends itself to low oasts, inherently, and it is believed that the T~t:4=ur® of this deposit is such as to offer advantages  mow-Ate keep the direct mining costs well in line rrith thou) of similar operations anythero on this eonti.nentm 
RECalM=DATI4NS s 
This deposit. is so largo that it mould tale() an extemded period of time to thoroughly examine and conclusively report upon it. ihereforéa,5 this report is in ttse nature of but a preliminary investigation. It does, however, shag the deposit te . cutrryy over a large part of its area, gold values in paying çaaenti.t3.os. It also shows the deposit. to II3a very large, sith p,Pobablet ore constituting a large  part of its area. ; I4' §.s, thcrefgri roaonmended that a more tioeou;h field eaxamina^;ion should  be made to more accurately determine both the extent and the ore shoots (or average value) of this .d'spoait. A definite system of core-drilling mould. probably be the Most 3oa.ota.l method of exploring the deposit. 
Both labcratoây york of a petrological nature and a eaompletfl metallurgical invoeti.sation should also be made, to dctorninca first, - the nature of the gold,'silvar, ata.;s associations in the various mess that fora the aeti.es of the deposit; eecondly,c - the proper treatment of the ore .for the recovery of these Saleable =tale. 
It is believed that the results of most of those i.nvacati.gati.ona•s mould but aunpii.f and further confirm the opinions already expressed as, to tt:e size of the r?capot3ite 'grade of ore, General ore tr°eatmerat, ertcs. Certainly the . i ~ co.ts already determined marrant further interest in the deposit being ohms. 
Grreisocs,} P,ocheaasU. â:aL`aF7« County, ?rov. of Quebec, ÇH.nada ,s dancs 20th to Jay 211)4 19350 
BSI John Be Canada.