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Quebec Projects

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Property Overview

First Mining owns three projects on the Destor-Porcupine Fault located within the Abitibi Region of Québec, which is one of the world’s most prolific gold producing regions, having yielded almost 200 million ounces of gold.  The three projects are:

  • Duquesne Gold Project (100% Interest)
  • Pitt Gold Project (100% Interest)
  • Duparquet Gold Project, which consists of several properties:
    • Beattie (25% Interest)
    • Donchester (10% Interest)
    • Dumico (10% Interest)
    • Central Duparquet (100%)

History

On April 8, 2016, First Mining completed a business combination transaction with Clifton Star Resources Inc. to acquire the Duquesne Gold Project and an interest in the Duparquet Gold Project. 

On April 28, 2016, First Mining acquired the Pitt Gold Project from Brionor Resources Inc.

On February 8, 2022, First Mining increased its ownership in the Beattie claims to 25%.

Duquesne, Duparquet & Pitt Projects Map

 

Attributable Mineral Resource Estimates (43-101 Compliant):

Measured and Indicated Resources*

Project
Category
Tonnes
Au Grade (g/t)
Contained Au (oz.)
  Duparquet(1)
  Measured
18,470
1.52
901
  Duparquet(1)
  Indicated
7,122,070
1.73
396,134
  Duquesne(2)
  Indicated
1,859,200
3.33
199,161
  TOTAL
  Measured
18,470
1.52
901
  TOTAL
  Indicated
8,981,270
2.06
595,295
  TOTAL
  Total Measured & Indicated
8,999,740
2.06
596,196
 

Inferred Resources*

Project
Category
Tonnes
Au Grade (g/t)
Contained Au (oz.)
  Duparquet(1)
  Inferred
4,066,284
1.85
242,312
  Duquesne(2)
  Inferred
1,563,100
5.58
280,643
  Pitt(3)
  Inferred
1,076,000
7.42
257,000
  TOTAL
  Total Inferred
6,705,384
3.61
779,955
 

* General Notes for Above Resources:

a) The rounding of tonnes may result in apparent differences between tonnes, grade and contained ounces.

b) Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. The estimate of mineral resources may be materially affected by environmental permitting, legal, title, taxation, sociopolitical, marketing or other relevant issues.

(1) Notes for Duparquet:

  • Based on the NI 43-101 technical report titled “Technical Report and Prefeasibility Study for the Duparquet Project (according to National Instrument 43-101 and Form 43-101F1)", which has an effective date of March 26, 2014, and a signature date of May 23, 2014. The report is available at www.sedar.com under the SEDAR profile for Clifton Star Resources Inc.
  • Cut-off grade = >0.45 g/t Au (Tailings), >0.45 g/t Au (In-pit), > 2.00 g/t Au (Underground)
  • Gold price assumption = CDN$1,450 per ounce.
  • The Measured, Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resources for Duparquet shown in the above table represents a 100% ownership interest in the Central Duparquet Property by First Mining, and a 10% interest in the Duparquet Gold Project which comprises the Beattie, Donchester and Dumico properties.

(2) Notes for Duquesne:

  • Based on the technical report titled “43-101 Technical Report Resource Estimate of The Duquesne Gold Property” dated May 25, 2016, which is available at www.sedar.com under the SEDAR profile for First Mining Finance Corp.
  • Cut-off grade = 1.0 g/t Au without taking into account the width and no dilution was applied when the horizontal width was 1 metre or less.

(3) Notes for Pitt:

  • Based on the technical report titled “NI 43-101 Technical Report and Review of the Preliminary Resource Estimate for the Pitt Gold Project, Duparquet Township, Abitibi Region, Quebec, Canada” dated January 5, 2017, which was prepared for First Mining by Micon International Limited in accordance with NI 43-101, and which is available under First Mining's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
  • Cut-off grade = 3 g/t Au, Minimum block width = 1.5 metres, Dilution grade = 0 g/t, Capping grade = 35 g/t Au.

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