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Project History

1920

  • Gold was discovered on the property

1934 - 1939

  • Mining operations began near the Dumont shaft, located in the Bourlamaque Zone, with modest production of 1,800 tonnes grading 0.18 ounces per tonne

1944

  • Discovery of the main Dumont shear in the Bourlamaque Zone

1945 - 1970

  • From 1945 - 1967, the Bevcon Gold mine, located in the East Zone, produced approximately 3.2 Mt grading 4.3 g/t Au for 438,250 ounces of gold
  • In 1969, drilling was re-initiated, confirming ore grade mineralization in the Main Shear inside the Bourlamaque pluton

1979 - 1994

  • From 1979 - 1994, Ferderber mine, located in the Bourlamaque Zone, produced a total of 1.7 Mt grading 6.9 g/t Au for 362 000 ounces
  • From 1980 – 1994, Dumont mine, located in the Bourlamaque Zone, produced a total of 1.3 Mt grading 6.3 g/t Au for 258 000 ounces

2003

  • QMX Gold Corporation (formerly Alexis Minerals) acquired assets formerly owned by Aur Resources Inc.

2006 - 2008

  • QMX acquired full ownership of the Aurbel Mill
  • Between 2005-2008, underground exploration and bulk sampling programs at Lac Herbin
  • Lac Herbin achieved commercial production in late 2008

2015 - 2016

  • Underground mining at Lac Herbin was suspended after producing over 1.2 Mt at an average grade of 4.6 g/t Au, for approximately 172,650 ounces of gold between 2008-2016
  • The Aurbel Mill is maintained for custom milling contracts and stockpiled ore
  • QMX underwent significant restructuring and focus was reoriented towards exploration

2017

  • Exploration resumed on the Southwestern and Bourlamaque Zones with new discoveries reported
  • Drilling commenced on the Bonnefond South target in the East Zone, returning significant results with its Phase 1 program
  • A large pipeline of drilling targets was outlined following an extensive database review and evaluation