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Poirier Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The Poirier Mine was discovered by airborne geophysics by Rio Algom in 1959. Following three and a half years of follow up work, including ground based geophysical and geochemical surveys and an extensive diamond drilling program, a 1860 foot three compartment shaft was sunk and two levels (1000 and 1150) were developed to carry out detailed work on an ore zone indicated by surface diamond drilling. In 1964, a decision was made to construct a mining and milling plant to process 1500 tons per day of copper and zinc ore from the Poirier property. In 1965, an agreement was reached with Joutel Copper Mines to expand the Poirier concentrator to handle up to 700 tons per day of their ore on a custom milling basis. Commercial production started in January 1966. Over a period of nine years 4,670,000 tons of copper ore grading 2.22% copper and 748,000 tons of zinc ore grading 5.58% zinc were mined and milled to produce 94,580 tons of copper, 29,300 tons of zinc and 285,000 ounces of silver from the Poirier mine. The shaft was extended to a depth of 2849 feet in 1968 and by the closure of the mine in July 1975 some 63,000 feet of drifting on 18 levels had been completed. Cut and fill, shrinkage and blast hole stoping methods were used to extract the reserves with an estimated 60% of the production coming from cut and fill stopes. Official reserves reported to the government at closure were 763,000 tons of copper ore at 2.20% copper and 716,500 tons of zinc ore at 10.44% zinc. This historical resource calculation is non 43-101 compliant, has not been confirmed by Globex geologists and should not be relied upon. The infrastructure was dismantled and sold in late 1976. Mine archives are reported to have been burnt except for those filed with the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife. Globex has managed to locate much of the mine data through various sources. Bonanza Metals Inc. (Forbex, Fieldex) acquired the property in 1986 and undertook a program of compilation and shallow drilling. Bharti Engineering Associates Inc. was hired in 1989 to prepare a pre-feasibility study which was delivered in May 1990. Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. acquired the property in December 1998 after $20 million was spent in order to do an environmental surface clean up of the mine site.

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