Vancouver, British Columbia – December 16, 2022 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQX: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) (“CanAlaska” or the “Firm”) is happy to announce it has commenced a high-resolution helicopter-borne Versatile Time-Area Electromagnetic Plus (VTEM Plus) survey on its 60%-owned Geikie mission within the Athabasca Basin (Determine 1). The aim of the survey is to determine basement conductors, characterize lithological and alteration variations, and refine the structural setting of the Geikie mission as a way to outline drill targets. The Firm can be happy to announce the outcomes of a geological prospecting program accomplished on the Geikie mission. The prospecting program recognized beneficial host rocks for basement-hosted uranium mineralization that include elevated pathfinder components and uranium anomalism within the GK1 and GK2 goal areas.
Preliminary exploration performed on the Geikie mission, consisting of high-resolution airborne radiometric and magnetic surveying, recognized 4 high-priority goal areas related to main north-south trending structural options. A prospecting and mapping program was carried out within the fall to floor fact the anomalies recognized in the course of the preliminary airborne survey. Lithological and/or structural information was collected from 73 areas over 9 days together with outcrop and float samples. The prospecting group carried scintillometers or spectrometers, amassing spatial survey information as a way to assist determine elevated uranium ranges all through the Geikie mission. Thirty-nine rock chip samples have been additionally collected from outcrops and float. The vast majority of the rock chip samples have been taken from the GK1 and GK2 prospects, with 16 samples taken at GK1 and 18 samples collected at GK2.
Floor Prospecting Outcomes
GK1 – The GK1 goal space is a big cluster of radiometric anomalies inside a 9 km by 3 km space with a north-easterly pattern, situated within the northern quarter of property. A historic electromagnetic survey exists for the western portion of the recognized goal which seems to point out a powerful conductor working parallel to the anomalous cluster. Two important northerly trending structural corridors intersect this goal space.
Prospecting outcomes confirmed uranium wealthy granites and pegmatites, with uranium whole values as much as 297 ppm situated adjoining to metasedimentary rocks appropriate for internet hosting mineralization. Inside these metasedimentary models, reconnaissance rock chip samples present elevated pathfinders factor concentrations domestically (Ni, V, Zn, Co) in addition to localised enrichments in REE. A radioactive psammite outcrop (as much as 7,200 cps – scintillometer), returned a barely elevated uranium whole worth of 34.6 ppm, molybdenum whole worth of 53.4 ppm, and strongly anomalous lead isotope ratios (207Pb/206Pb=0.14).
Moreover, a powerful correlation between metasediment outcrops and magnetic low anomalies from the preliminary airborne magnetics survey present a excessive stage of confidence each within the information obtained from the sooner magnetics survey, and the regional interpretations of the mission space.
GK2 – The GK2 goal space is among the few localities on the mission with historic prospecting data, with historic seize samples recorded as much as 0.225percentU and 0.18percentU, inside mapped Wollaston calcsilicate rocks. The radiometric information confirmed a north-easterly pattern of anomalies being crosscut by two regional north north-westerly trending Tabbernor faults, that seem coincident with the historic anomalous rock chips.
The goal space is situated roughly 10 km alongside strike from drilling accomplished by Baselode Vitality Corp that recognized basement hosted mineralization at Beckett in first go drilling, and inside a fertile hall of biotite gneiss which hosts the excessive grade (58.0% U3O8) Agip-S uranium prospect .
The bottom prospecting outcomes confirmed the presence of metasedimentary rocks together with calcsilicates with rock samples demonstrating localised elevated choose pathfinder components resembling Co, Cu, Ba, Ni, V. One pattern collected from a radioactive fractured zone in a psammitic outcrop returned uranium whole worth of 122 ppm, molybdenum whole worth of three,250 ppm, and strongly anomalous lead isotope ratios (207Pb/206Pb=0.12). This pattern was collected in shut neighborhood of the Mud Lake displaying. Moreover, a pattern collected from a granitic outcrop situated roughly 700 m to the north of the Mud Lake displaying returned 0.21% uranium whole.
GK3 and GK4 – The GK3 goal space has a discrete coherent radiometric anomaly, situated at an interpreted structural complexity. The basement geology seems to be disrupted by a north-westerly trending construction that’s coincident with the anomalous historic uranium seize samples from GK2 to the south. The GK4 goal is a powerful coherent radiometric anomaly hanging north-easterly and has been mapped as Wollaston calcsilicate rocks.
The bottom prospecting recognized a big esker ridge with no anomalous radioactivity at GK3. The prospecting groups at GK4 recognized granite and metasedimentary outcrops with thorium dominated GRS outcomes. Each prospects have been generally lined by boulder fields.
In collaboration with its associate, the Firm is creating a scientific exploration technique for the Geikie mission.
The following step on this exploration technique is the VTEM Plus survey, which has now commenced. The survey will encompass 1,399 line-km’s of helicopter-borne surveying at 200 – 400 m line-spacing throughout the Geikie mission. The survey is being performed by Geotech Ltd. of Aurora, Ontario and is estimated to be accomplished in two weeks. Ultimate survey outcomes are anticipated early Q1 of 2023.
An airborne gravity gradiometer (AGG) survey is at present deliberate, relying on the outcomes of the VTEM Plus survey, for Q1 of 2023. The mix of the magnetics, radiometrics, VTEM Plus survey outcomes, and the deliberate AGG survey will information the maiden diamond drilling program for the Geikie mission, proposed to begin in 2023.
CanAlaska CEO, Cory Belyk, feedback, “Outcomes from the prospecting program spotlight the potential of the Geikie mission to host uranium mineralization, particularly the place important structural options work together with the right rocks. The airborne VTEM survey that’s at present being accomplished is a crucial dataset to permit for optimization of gravity surveys and definition of precedence drill targets. Transferring this mission ahead in a managed step-by-step method will present superb and prioritized drill targets for the primary drilling applications which can be deliberate for 2023.”
Geikie Undertaking Overview
The Geikie Undertaking is situated simply outdoors the japanese margin of the Athabasca Basin throughout the Wollaston Area. The Undertaking space has been topic to minimal exploration for uranium, with most vital work concentrating on base metals between 1967 and 1980. Throughout this regional work, a sequence of mineralized showings have been found within the Mud Lake and Marina areas. The Mud Lake uranium-molybdenum displaying recorded a sequence of anomalous rock chips with grades of as much as 0.225% U, 5.2% Mo, and 1.4% Cu. The Marina lead-zinc prospect recorded anomalous mineralization in outcrop of as much as 2.03% Pb, 7.2% Zn and 0.93 oz/t Ag.
The first goal on the Geikie mission is basement-hosted uranium mineralization the place uranium bearing constructions intersect beneficial intercalated pelitic and calc-silicate host rocks. The Geikie mission is situated inside 10 km of current discoveries of basement-hosted uranium mineralization on the Gemini Mineralized Zone and ACKIO.
The Geikie mission is at present below choice to Basin Vitality Restricted (ASX: BSN), an organization listed on the ASX on Oct 4, 2022. Basin Vitality at present owns 40% of the Undertaking with the choice to extend its curiosity within the Undertaking by 20% (cumulative 60%) by funding AUD$2.5 million in exploration inside 24 months of itemizing. Basin Vitality could additional enhance its curiosity within the Undertaking by 20% (cumulative 80%) by funding an extra AUD$5 million in exploration (cumulative AUD$7.5 million) inside 48 months of itemizing, issuing 2,250,000 shares to CanAlaska and granting CanAlaska a 2.75% NSR royalty, with a repurchase proper of 0.50% NSR for AUD$500,000. CanAlaska is the present operator of the Geikie mission and can cost an operator charge. CanAlaska at present owns 19.98% of Basin Vitality.
Geochemical Sampling Procedures
Rock chip samples have been shipped to the Saskatchewan Analysis Council Geoanalytical Laboratories (SRC) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in safe containment for preparation, processing, and multi-element evaluation by ICP-MS and ICP-OES utilizing whole (HF:HNO3:HClO4) and partial digestion (HNO3:HCl), boron by fusion, and U3O8 wt% assay by ICP-OES utilizing increased grade requirements. Geochemical samples have been collected from outcrops or boulders and assigned to geostations. The SRC is an ISO/IEC 17025/2005 and Requirements Council of Canada licensed analytical laboratory. Blanks, commonplace reference supplies, and repeats have been inserted into the pattern stream at common intervals by CanAlaska and the SRC in accordance with CanAlaska’s high quality assurance / high quality management (QA/QC) procedures. Geochemical assay information are topic to verification procedures by certified individuals employed by CanAlaska previous to disclosure.
About CanAlaska Uranium
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQX: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) holds pursuits in roughly 300,000 hectares (750,000 acres), in Canada’s Athabasca Basin – the “Saudi Arabia of Uranium.” CanAlaska’s strategic holdings have attracted main worldwide mining firms. CanAlaska is at present working with Cameco and Denison at two of the Firm’s properties within the Jap Athabasca Basin. CanAlaska is a mission generator positioned for discovery success on the planet’s richest uranium district. The Firm additionally holds properties potential for nickel, copper, gold and diamonds. For additional data go to www.canalaska.com.
The certified technical particular person for this information launch is Nathan Bridge, MSc., P.Geo., CanAlaska’s Vice President, Exploration.
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