|Overview - The Falco Pacific's Horne Block is anchored by the historic Horne Mine at Rouyn, Noranda, Quebec. The Horne mine was discovered by EH Horne in 1920, was one of the richest VMS mines in Canada as it produced over 54 Mt @ 6.1 g/t Gold, 13 g/t Silver and 2.22% Copper. |
The Horne Block includes former production from following mines: Horne Upper and Lower H Zones, Remnor Zone, Horne No. 5 Zone, Quemont, Chadbourne, and Joliet.
Prices used for the Gold Equivalent calculation were as follows:
Zinc - $0.91 per lb
Gold - $1,656 per oz
Copper - $3.65 per lb
Silver - $29 per oz
(Bankie Bancroft (far left) and other members of the Horne mine exploration and production staff, notable Peter Price and Gord Suffel.
Photo circa the 1940ıs (from B. Bancorftıs notebooks)
The Company advises that the production, tonnage and grades listed above are historical in nature and have not been verified. The historical estimates are not supported by a technical report. Certain properties are classified as Controlled Properties in which the Company has an economic interest below 200 meters.