Consistent gold and copper anomalies over wide areas identified by sampling, highlighting the potential for a major porphyry copper system.
The 100% owned exploration licence covers 2,910 hectares and is located approximately 100 km northwest of Quito. Salazar Resources has successfully secured an access agreement, testament to its strong local relationships, allowing field work to progress in 2020, ahead of a drill programme planned for 2021.
The prospect area is cut by the San Francisco river and exhibits a number of historic adits and old workings. Mapping and sampling have indicated the presence of gold-bearing, porphyry-style alteration and veining, shear zones, and quartz-veining.