Toronto, ON – December 10, 2020 – QC Copper and Gold Inc. (“QC Copper” or the “Company”) (TSXV:QCCU), is pleased to announce that it has successfully received its permits from the Quebec Government for its 20,000m drill program, comprising of 75 drill holes to be distributed between the Springer and Perry mines, with the objective of delineating a near surface, in-pit mineral resource.
The planned 20,000 metre diamond drilling program, expected to commence in January 2021, will be divided 75% - 25% between resource delineation and brown field exploration, with certain exploration holes focused on the adjacent Cooke-Robitaille Property. The exploration holes will focus on extensions of the Cooke Mine and will follow up on the new structural model proposed by the Company in a November 3rd webinar, hosted by VP Exploration Charles Beaudry.
About the Opemiska Copper Complex
The Opemiska Copper Complex is located adjacent to Chapais, Quebec, within the Chibougamau region. Opemiska is also within the Abitibi Greenstone belt and within the boundaries of the Province of Quebec's Plan Nord, which promotes and funds infrastructure and development of natural resource projects. The Opemiska property covers 12,782 hectares and covers the past producing Springer, Perry, Robitaille and Cooke mines, owned and operated by Falconbridge. The project has the ideal in-place infrastructure, including a power station and direct access to Highway 113 and the Canadian National Railway.
The technical information contained in this news release and the referenced webinar have been reviewed and approved by Charles Beaudry, P.Geo and géo., Director and Vice President Exploration for QC Copper and Gold Inc., who is a Qualified Person as defined in "National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects”.
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