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American Creek $AMK.ca Reports That JV Partner Tudor Gold $TUD.ca Has Produced Numerous Intercepts of High Grade #Gold and #Silver in Preliminary Drilling on New HC Zone at Treaty Creek

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:26 AM on Friday, September 15th, 2017

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  • Tudor Gold Corp. has encountered numerous high grade gold/silver intercepts in preliminary drilling at the new HC zone at the Treaty Creek Project
  • Immediately north of, and in the same hydrothermal system as, Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and Pretivm’s Brucejack project
  • Hosts a precious-metal-rich, polymetallic, volcanogenic massive sulphide and sulphosalt (VHMS) mineralized system

American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to announce that JV partner and operator Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has encountered numerous high grade gold/silver intercepts in preliminary drilling at the new HC zone at the Treaty Creek Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of, and in the same hydrothermal system as, Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and Pretivm’s Brucejack project.

The new HC zone shares geological characteristics similar and unique to the famous Eskay Creek deposit located approximately 12 km to the northwest.

Tudor reported the following:

“The HC mineralized zone of the HC deposit within the GR2 claim block on Tudor Gold Corp.’s 60-per-cent-owned Treaty Creek project, located in the Golden Triangle in British Columbia, hosts a precious-metal-rich, polymetallic, volcanogenic massive sulphide and sulphosalt (VHMS) mineralized system.

Walter Storm, president and chief executive officer, stated: “We are very pleased with the results so far. We were attracted to the Treaty Creek project by the clear potential for extensive mineralized zones on our claims, and the results from the HC zone within the GR2 claim block have exceeded our expectations. We look forward to the completion of a resource estimate on the HC zone and a resource estimate on the Copper Belle project, which is also well under way.”

The HC zone appears to be a complete precious-metal-rich VHMS deposit in which the feeder vein system, the vent structures and the sulphides in a restricted sedimentary basin had been intersected. All three zones of the HC deposit carry elevated values of gold. The feeder vein system also carries elevated silver and base metal (lead, zinc and copper) content.

The HC zone shows elevated concentrations of gold, silver and antimony sulphosalts hosted between a pervasively sericite-pyrite-chlorite altered volcaniclastic sequence (bimodal mafic-felsic affinity) and restricted sedimentary basins where mudstones host sulphide mineralization underlying stockwork base metal and precious metal veins. These characteristics are similar and unique to the nearby Eskay Creek deposit. The highest-grade and most continuous precious metal mineralization within the HC zone occurs as an apparent stratabound zone at the contact of the footwall mudstone and the hydrothermally altered volcaniclastic sequence. This is interpreted as being the product of a mineralizing growth-graben fault, proximal to felsic flows, ash tuffs and felsic conglomerates.

During the continuing 2017 season, Tudor Gold has drilled 13 holes in the vicinity of and to the north of the nine holes drilled in 2007 and 11 holes in 2009 by American Creek Resources. Together, these 33 holes have produced consistent geology demonstrating the continuity of the feeder vein system, the vent structure and the sedimentary basin within the area bounded by these holes (assays received up to HC-17-07; awaiting assays on all remaining 2017 holes).

The holes drilled by Tudor Gold and American Creek Resources cover approximately 400 metres along strike and 450 metres down dip at 50-metre space increments in the direction of the main mineralized structure. Historical surface sampling carried out by previous operators to both the north and south of the HC zone indicates that the main mineralized structure extends at least for 3,000 metres along strike. The entire 3,000-metre mineralized structure that hosts the HC zone remains open to the north, south beyond the existing drill holes and down dip.

ASSAY RESULTS:

1. The Feeder Vein System: It is comprised of discordant veins hosted mainly in pervasively sericite-pyrite-chlorite altered volcaniclastic sequence. Two types of veins are recognized: silver dominant Mn-rich carbonates and sulphides (semi-massive yellow to light brown zoned sphalerite, galena, pyrite and minor chalcopyrite can add to >50% of the veins) and gold dominant chalcedonic quartz veins. Textures include those more typical of the epithermal suite (banded, crustiform, breccia/vein).

Table 1. Assay results feeder vein system

Hole ID From
(m)
To
(m)
Interval
(m)
Au
(g/t)
Ag
(g/t)
HC-17-01 170.35 170.8 0.45 6.4 29.1
HC-17-02 256.65 257.45 0.8 4.53 55.1
and 258.3 259 0.7 6.16 59.4
HC-17-03 395.35 397.3 1.95 10.97
including 395.35 395.9 0.55 14.30
and 395.9 396.8 0.9 3.48 16.9
and 396.8 397.3 0.5 20.80 548
and 435.3 435.8 0.5 33.80
HC-17-04 261.4 261.95 0.55 2.65 234
and 283.1 283.55 0.75 0.21 359
and 283.85 284.9 1.05 0.79 316
HC-17-05 203.05 203.95 0.9 11 13.8
HC-17-07 143.45 147.2 3.75 6.22
including 143.45 144 0.55 5.13 30.6
and 145.9 147.2 1.3 13.3 87

True thickness of the different mineralized intervals still to be determined.

2. The Vent Structure: It is comprised of silica flooded and altered mudstone and volcanic conglomerates along with breccias and semi-massive sulphide replacements. Several stages of silica can be recognized cementing and replacing successive events of brecciation. Silica alteration occurs as silicification and chalcedonic silica, usually gray to bluish in color, obliterating previous textures. Pyrite and Sb-sulphosalts are the dominant sulphides as veinlets, stringers and semi-massive replacements. Stibnite, galena, sphalerite and arsenopyrite are also common in veinlets and disseminations.

Table 2. Assay results vent system

Hole ID From
(m)
To
(m)
Interval
(m)
Au
(g/t)
HC-17-01 247.3 247.8 0.5 2.58
and 247.8 248.35 0.55 5.52
HC-17-04 345.4 345.85 0.45 2.03
and 345.85 346.3 0.45 11.1
HC-17-05 203.05 203.95 0.9 11

True thickness of the different mineralized intervals still to be determined.

3. The Sulphides in Sedimentary Basins: Fine grained pyrite and Sb-sulphosalts have been identified as finely laminated sedimentary beds and patchy pyrite/quartz replacements within mudstones/siltstones in the proximity of the venting structures intersected in core, particularly around holes HC-17-01, 04, 05, 08, 10, 11 and 12 (as per visual inspection of the drill core). The mineralization appears to be hosted in the immediate contact of the underlying footwall mudstone unit and the upper altered volcaniclastic sequence.

Table 3. Assay results sulphides in mudstone host.

Hole ID From
(m)
To
(m)
Interval
(m)
Au
(g/t)
HC-17-01 249.35 250.35 1 4.7
and 250.35 251.35 1 10.2
and 251.35 252.35 1 4.59
and 252.35 252.85 0.5 14.6
and 252.85 253.75 0.9 12.6
and 253.75 254.45 0.7 2.13
HC-17-04 346.6 346.95 0.35 5.17
and 346.95 347.35 0.4 8.91
and 347.35 348 0.65 4.42
and 348 348.6 0.6 16.5
and 348.6 349.3 0.7 14.4
and 349.3 350 0.7 5.41
HC-17-05 203.95 205.5 1.55 0.807
and 205.5 207 1.5 0.787
and 207 208.55 1.55 1.98

True thickness of the different mineralized intervals still to be determined.

Darren Blaney, President and CEO of American Creek stated: “This new HC zone northern extension of the GR2 is a bonus that we weren’t expecting. We are very encouraged by the remarkably similar characteristics of the HC to the Eskay Creek deposit located to the northwest of us. Although still very preliminary, the drill results thus far have shown great promise for the future discovery potential of this portion of the extensive Treaty Creek property. Three drills are presently turning on the property with the objective being to define a gold resource on both the Copper Belle and GR2 zones.”

The Qualified Person for the 2017 Treaty Creek project field season, the geological content of this news release, and for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 is Raul Sanabria, MSc, P.Geo, EurGeol.

A summary of the Treaty Creek project can be viewed here: http://www.americancreek.com/images/pdf/Treaty_Creek_Joint_Venture_Project.pdf

The Treaty Creek Project is a joint venture between Tudor, Teuton Resources Corp., and American Creek. Tudor is the operator and holds a 60% interest with both American Creek and Teuton each holding respective 20% carried interests in the property (fully carried until a production notice is given).

About American Creek

American Creek holds a strong portfolio of gold and silver properties in British Columbia. The portfolio includes three “Golden Triangle” gold/silver properties; the Treaty Creek and Electrum joint ventures with Walter Storm/Tudor as well as the recently acquired 100% owned past producing Dunwell Mine group of properties. Other properties held throughout BC include the Gold Hill, Austruck-Bonanza, Ample Goldmax, Silver Side, Red Tusk and Glitter King.

For further information please contact Kelvin Burton at: Phone: 403 752-4040 or Email: [email protected]. Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

 

American Creek Resources Ltd.
Kelvin Burton, 403-752-4040
[email protected]

Did you know American Creek’s $AMK.ca Treaty Creek is adjacent to and part of the same system as Seabridge $SEA.ca $SA KSM Project?

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 3:33 PM on Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Additional gold discovery of 5.1m of 9.57 g/t gold from 249.35m to 254.45m Read More
  • Tudor Has Discovered a New Gold Zone at Treaty Creek: 110 M of 0.909 g/t Gold, Upper 316 M of Hole Yet to Be Assayed
  • Specimens from the Electrum property average 27,092 gm/tonne silver and 248 gm/tonne gold. Read More
  • Tudor has now completed the previously announced Magnetotelluric survey and has commenced drilling Read More

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Seabridge Gold $SA $SEA.ca Just Announced Excellent Results Next to American Creek’s $AMK.ca Treaty Creek JV Project in B.C.’s Golden Triangle #Gold

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:14 AM on Thursday, September 7th, 2017

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  • B.C.’s Golden Triangle proven to host one of the greatest concentrations of metal value on the planet Wwith over 83.7million ounces gold, 627.8 million ounces silver and 38.8 billion pounds copper so far (all categories)
  • That’s just in its southern half which also hosts the Brucejack Mine (Pretivm) which started its production of 8.1 million ounces @ 16.1g/t

B.C.’s Golden Triangle is fast becoming one the richest areas of discovery in the world. The Crown Jewel of the Golden Triangle is a hydrothermal system (one of the seven largest in the world) that has proven to host one of the greatest concentrations of metal value on the planet with over 83.7million ounces gold, 627.8 million ounces silver and 38.8 billion pounds copper so far (all categories). That’s just in its southern half which also hosts the Brucejack Mine (Pretivm) which started its production of 8.1 million ounces @ 16.1g/t in May 2017 and the KSM (Seabridge) which contains the largest undeveloped gold deposit in the world by reserves – 38.8 million ounces gold with 10.2 billion pounds of copper.

American Creek’s Treaty Creek property covers the northern half of the hydrothermal system; and the geology,geophysics, and exploration results all indicate the potential to host a continuation of the mineralization already proven the southern half.

Yesterday Seabridge Gold announced the first round of diamond drill assays from their 2017 KSM exploration which were the best drill results they’ve had yet. How do these results have the potential to not only be a game-changer for the KSM, but for the extensive drill program currently on the Treaty Creek property?

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT.

Note: This is not a press release but discusses the implications of the Sept 6, 2017 press release of Seabridge Gold Ltd.

Are you an Investor in #Garibaldi Resources $GGI.ca You should also discover American Creek $AMK.ca #Gold #Eskay

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 3:14 PM on Monday, August 21st, 2017

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Why American Creek Resources?

  • Located in Eskay Mining Camp – Neighbouring Seabridge Gold, Eskay Mining Corp. Garbibaldi Resources and Pretium Resources
  • Additional gold discovery of 5.1m of 9.57 g/t gold from 249.35m to 254.45m Read More
  • Tudor Has Discovered a New Gold Zone at Treaty Creek: 110 M of 0.909 g/t Gold, Upper 316 M of Hole Yet to Be Assayed
  • Specimens from the Electrum property average 27,092 gm/tonne silver and 248 gm/tonne gold. Read More
  • Tudor has now completed the previously announced Magnetotelluric survey and has commenced drilling Read More

INTERVIEW: American Creek Discusses New Intersections of Mineralization Grading 5.1 Meters of 9.57 G/T Gold $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:56 AM on Thursday, August 10th, 2017

American Creek Provides Update on Joint Venture Partner Tudor Gold’s Treaty Creek Project Progress $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:13 AM on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

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  • Provided update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(April 5, 2017) – American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that operator Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has provided an update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project.

Tudor, in yesterday’s news release, provided background, summarized 2016 exploration progress and developments, and outlined the main goals for the 2017 Treaty Creek program (click here for Tudor news release).

Significant achievements in 2016 included:

  1. Successfully conducting an MT survey over a large portion of the property utilizing the exact same technology (and same geophysicist) that was key to the discovery of Seabridge’s several deposits located immediately to the south of the Treaty Creek property.
  2. Significantly expanding the known gold zone around American Creek’s previous Copper Belle discovery hole.

Regarding the success of the MT survey, Tudor included the following in their news release:

The current understanding of the model generated by the 2016 MT survey suggests these things:

  1. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling. The survey suggests the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone might extend for as much as seven hundred meters in the near-surface zone (less than 600 m depth), at it might extend for up to one kilometer at greater depths,
  2. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007 and 2009 drilling in the GR2 zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling and might extend for several hundred meters,
  3. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the Seabridge Gold Iron Cap deposit.

Regarding Tudor’s 2017 Treaty Creek exploration goals, Tudor included the following in their news release:

  1. Carry out diamond drilling in the Copper Belle zone to both the south and north of prior drilling with the goal of developing a preliminary resource estimate for a low-grade bulk deposit along a strike length of approximately 1000 m,
  2. Carry out diamond drilling in the GR2 zone with the goal of determining how much further drilling or other exploration is required to develop a preliminary resource estimate for that zone, and
  3. Carry out diamond drilling to confirm that the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the adjacent Seabridge Gold Inc. Iron Cap deposit.

The precise details of how these drilling programs will be carried out are still being developed.

In addition to these drilling programs, Tudor Gold is also considering further exploration work in the Konkin Gold zone where early exploration produced grab samples, chip samples and trenching samples carrying in excess of 28 ounces of gold per tonne (these historical results are taken from a 1987 Assessment Report submitted to the provincial government by Mr. Cremonese, P. Eng., president of Teuton Resources Corp.; these historical results have not been independently verified by Tudor Gold). Tudor Gold is of the view that further exploration work will be beneficial in understanding the geology and mineralization of the Konkin Gold zone.

Darren Blaney, President and CEO of American Creek stated: “Tudor’s 2016 work at Treaty was a great success and really sets the stage for future advancement including Tudor’s stated goal of developing a Copper Belle preliminary resource estimate in 2017. We are excited about the plans being formulated for the upcoming season. Further adding to the excitement is Seabridge Gold’s plan to conduct an extensive drill program on the Deep Iron Cap zone following up on their spectacular drill hole IC-16-62 from last summer. The Iron Cap is within 1 km of the claim boundary of the Treaty Creek property.”

The Treaty Creek Project is a joint venture between Tudor, Teuton Resources Corp., and American Creek. Tudor is the operator and holds a 60% interest with both American Creek and Teuton each holding respective 20% carried interests in the property (fully carried until a production notice is given).

About American Creek

American Creek holds a strong portfolio of gold and silver properties in British Columbia. The portfolio includes three “Golden Triangle” gold/silver properties; the Treaty Creek and Electrum joint ventures with Tudor as well as the 100% owned past producing Dunwell Mine. Other properties held throughout BC include the Gold Hill, Austruck-Bonanza, Ample Goldmax, Silver Side, Red Tusk and Glitter King.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Kelvin Burton
403-752-4040
[email protected]
www.americancreek.com

INTERVIEW: American Creek Discusses a Compelling Property Portfolio $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:42 AM on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

INTERVIEW: American Creek Discusses Treaty Creek JV Project Within Same Region as Pretivm’s Brucejack $AMK. Ca $PVG.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:21 AM on Monday, January 16th, 2017

  • American Creek Resources is a precious metals exploration company with an impressive portfolio of high-potential gold and silver projects in British Columbia.  These include properties in B.C.’s prolific Golden Triangle, one of the richest areas of mineralization in the world.
  • Treaty Creek claims area lies within the same broad hydrothermal system that generated the several deposits on the Seabridge Gold KSM and the Pretivm Brucejack properties that lie immediately southwest of the Treaty Creek claims
  • So far over 130 million ounces of gold, 800 million ounces of silver and 20 billion pounds of copper (all categories included), representing one of the greatest concentrations of metal value on the planet, have been delineated within the geological system shared by KSM, Brucejack, and Treaty Creek.

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American Creek Reports on JV Partner Tudor Gold’s Electrum Project Bulk Sample with 539 g/t Ag With 2.82 g/t Au and 1.97% Zn $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:20 AM on Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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  • Tudor Gold Corp.  has released the final results of the 2016 exploration program conducted at the Electrum Project JV located in northwest BC’s “Golden Triangle” near Stewart
  • Bulk Sample with 539 g/t Ag With 2.82 g/t Au and 1.97% Zn

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(Jan. 12, 2017) – American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has released the final results of the 2016 exploration program conducted at the Electrum Project JV located in northwest BC’s “Golden Triangle” near Stewart.

Background

The Electrum project is a 60:40 joint venture between Tudor (as operator) and American Creek. The Electrum property is located directly between the past producing Silbak Premier mine some 25 Km south and Pretium Resources’ Brucejack deposit some 20 Km to the north (currently under development with production targeted for 2017). Within that same area are several other past producing mines as well as new projects undergoing exploration. One small area of the Electrum property itself includes the site of the historic East Gold mine which was mined by hand between 1939 and 1965, and which produced 3,816 oz of gold and 2,442 oz of silver from 45 tons of hand selected ore (BC Ministry of Mines Assessment Report 30206); mining operations ceased with the unfortunate and untimely death of the mine operator. More recently, the Scottie Gold mine operated from 1981 to 1985 approximately five kilometers from the Electrum property. The current owners of the Scottie Gold mine, Rotation Minerals Ltd., note on their website that the mine “milled vein material averaging 16.20 g/t gold, producing 2,967,748 grams of gold (95,426 ounces gold) from 183,147 tonnes of mineralization” (these historic production values have not been independently verified).

Tudor was attracted to the Electrum property by the presence of a complex system of mineralized fault structures within which are networks of gold and silver bearing quartz veins. The gold and silver typically occurs within these veins as electrum, a naturally occurring amalgam of both metals.

The complexity of both the fault structures and the vein networks make it very difficult to specifically target the veins of gold and silver bearing materials using conventional surface-based exploration techniques such as diamond drilling or magnetotelluric surveys. With that in mind, Tudor set out to develop an exploration program which includes sub-surface exploration techniques and which targets mineralization rather than just vein structures. In this way, Tudor will gain a better and more useful understanding of the overall geology of the property.

The success of the East Gold mine demonstrates that the mineralized fault material is accessible using conventional underground mining systems and practices. The cost of either rehabilitating the East Gold mine or opening new adits is, however, prohibitive at this stage of the project’s development. Tudor is instead focused on a scalable bulk sampling program which would, if warranted, conclude with the development of an open-cut mine of sufficient size to generate both a return for shareholders and financing for further exploration on the property. As with other properties in this area of the “Golden Triangle”, an open-cut mine could be carried out in association with related conventional underground mining.

Tudor’s exploration programs and long-term planning take into account two of the key economic advantages of the Electrum property; it is within 4 kilometers of a power-line, and the property is adjacent to an established haul road leading to the bulk terminal and deep-water port at Stewart.

2016 Exploration Program

The exploration program achieved the following three goals set for the 2016 field season:

  1. Diamond drilling aimed at furthering the exploration work previously carried out by American Creek,
  2. Trench sampling of a newly discovered mineralized surface exposure in what is now referred to as the “New Blast Zone”, and
  3. Collection and analysis of a 4 tonne bulk sample from the New Blast Zone.

In addition to the work aimed at achieving these goals, work carried out during the 2016 field season included the construction of temporary (removable) bridges and the stabilization and improvement of road access to ensure safe and efficient access to the property.

2016 Diamond Drilling

Nineteen drill holes totaling 1,406 meters were completed. A total of 1492 core samples were collected and assayed. The 2016 drilling program was carried out to extend and expand on the drilling programs carried out by American Creek in previous years. The results of the 2015 American Creek drilling program included these findings previously released by American Creek:

Drill Hole From (m) To (m) Interval (m) Gold (g/t) Silver (g/t)
EL15-02 9.0 10.0 1.0 1.04 78.0
EL15-03 16.5 17.5 1.0 6.09 242.0
EL15-04 32.0 33.0 1.0 6.76 38.0
EL15-05 28.0 29.0 1.0 1.31 189.0
35.0 36.0 1.0 6.93 62.0
EL15-07 13.0 14.0 1.0 14.65 22.0
14.0 15.0 1.0 6.59 461.0
35.0 36.0 1.0 3.47 58.0
EL15-08 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.05 89.0

One of the key goals of both the American Creek and Tudor drilling programs was to confirm that mineralized exposures visible on the surface carried on at depth below the surface. The results of these drilling programs do suggest that, as expected, mineralization carries on at depth.

Of particular interest, holes TG16-13-UTM, TG16-14-UTM, and TG16-15-UTM reveal sub-surface mineralization in the area generally below the newly identified “New Blast Zone”. Because of the complexity of the fault structures in this area, however, Tudor is currently unable to state with the certainty required by NI 43-101 that the sub-surface mineralization confirms the presence of an unbroken, continuous zone of mineralization linking these drill holes with the surface mineralization.

Trench Sampling

As noted in the Tudor news release issued September 12, 2016, a trenching program was carried out on the New Blast Zone. The program targeted a vein system which is infilled with a fine-grained blackish, blue-grey mineralization. The structure includes wide sharp edged quartz fragments in a foliated sulphide-quartz-carbonate matrix; the sulphides are pyrite, pyrrhotite, with thin galena/silver seams.

Twelve representative specimens were collected across the vein structure. Assays of those specimens yielded averages of 3,461.92 grams (111.30 oz) silver per tonne and 2.24 grams gold per tonne. Complete results of the trench sampling may be found in the noted news release on the Tudor website at www.tudor-gold.com.

Four Tonne Bulk Sample

Following the success of the trench sampling program, a 4 tonne bulk sample was collected from the New Blast Zone. The sample was collected utilizing localized blasting resulting in an exposed face of approximately 120 square meters, and a total rubble pile of approximately 600 cubic meters, from which was selected approximately 4 tonnes of representative material.

The collected bulk material was then crushed to a size of “3 inch minus” using a crusher at a quarry in Mission, British Columbia. The crushed material was then provided to ALS Global’s metallurgical laboratory (‘ALS’) in Kamloops, BC for metallurgical processing and testing. The processing included the use of rod and ball mill grinding followed by both floatation and gravity separation. The resultant material was then analyzed in four separate test runs over four consecutive days. The overall results of the analysis are set out in the following table:

Au (g/t) Ag (g/t) PB (%) Zn (%) Sulphur (%)
2.82 539 1.96 1.97 13.8

As with the trenching program, Tudor is very encouraged by these results. A complete description of the processing and testing employed by ALS will be added to the Tudor website at www.tudor-gold.com.

2017 Exploration Program

Tudor is satisfied that the results of the 4 tonne bulk sample program, together with all previous exploration work on the property, justifies scaling up the exploration program on the Electrum property. Tudor is satisfied that all of these results justify long-term planning based on an assumption that currently known mineralization on the property has the potential to support a modest sized open-cut mine that can be scaled up as further exploration dictates.

Subject to obtaining all necessary permits and financing, the current plan for the 2017 field season is to carry out the largest possible bulk sample program along with an as yet to be determined amount of diamond drilling.

The anticipated bulk sample program will utilize commercially available mining equipment commonly used in open-pit mining. Blasting will be carried out with the use of track-mounted drills, and on-site crushing will be carried out with the use of track-mounted crushers. It is anticipated that crushed, mineralized material will be hauled to Stewart and from there it will be transported to an appropriate smelter for final processing.

Walter Storm, Tudor President and CEO, stated: “We are very pleased with the results of the work on the Electrum this summer. Not only have we confirmed and increased the known mineralized gold and silver zones, we have also begun to develop a much better understanding of the geology of the property and we are satisfied that we have a proper basis for expanding our exploration program.”

Darren Blaney, American Creek CEO stated: “We are very pleased with what Walter and the Tudor team have accomplished with this initial program. The bulk sample results are very encouraging and indicate the future potential of the property. We are very much looking forward to 2017.”

The Qualified Person for the Electrum property and the technical data in this new release is James McCrea, P. Geo. for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101.

American Creek also has other projects in BC’s prolific “Golden Triangle” including the Treaty Creek Project which is a joint venture between Tudor, American Creek and Teuton Resources Corp. and the 100% owned Dunwell property package which encompasses the past producing Dunwell gold/silver mine.

Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com.

Cautionary Statements regarding Forward-Looking Information: Certain statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words “could”, “intend”, “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “projected”, “estimated” and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on the Company’s current belief or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future results may differ materially.

All statements including, without limitation, statements relating to the potential mineralization and geological merits of the Electrum property and other future plans, objectives or expectations of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various risks and uncertain ties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s plans or expectations include risks relating to the actual results of current exploration activities, fluctuating gold prices, possibility of equipment breakdowns and delays, exploration cost overruns, availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions, regulatory changes, timeliness of government or regulatory approvals and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulators. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

American Creek Resources Ltd.
Kelvin Burton
403 752-4040
[email protected]
www.americancreek.com

American Creek Resources Reports on Treaty Creek JV Project Exploration $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:11 AM on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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  • Hole E-16-05 intersected intermittent values of gold from near surface to a depth of 276 metres, including 0.459 g/t Au over 15m from 27m to 42m, 0.473 g/t Au over 16.5m from 172.5m to 189m, and 0.438 g/t Au over 12m from 264m to 276m
  • Results of the 2016 program, along with the final MT survey report and analysis, once received, will be instrumental in identifying high potential drill targets for the upcoming 2017 exploration program

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(Dec. 28, 2016) – American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that operator Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has released the assays for the remaining five holes at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project.

As previously announced on October 28, 2016, hole CB-16-03 resulted in the discovery of a significant new gold zone including the best mineralized intersection (338 meters of 0.70 g/t gold) discovered to date at Treaty Creek. The hole was drilled 870 meters northeast of discovery hole CB-09-14 drilled by American Creek in 2009 which included 241 meters of 0.80 g/t gold. Hole CB-16-03 along with holes CB-16-02 and CB-16-02 were drilled on the Copper Belle zone (west side of the Treaty Glacier). All three 2016 holes on the Copper Belle zone hit wide intervals of gold mineralization.

Four additional holes were drilled on the east side of the Treaty Glacier in the Treaty Gossan area and the last hole was drilled on the Eureka zone. These holes provided critical information that will be utilized in interpreting both the geology and the Magnetotelluric (MT) survey data. Hole E-16-05 intersected intermittent values of gold from near surface to a depth of 276 metres, including 0.459 g/t Au over 15m from 27m to 42m, 0.473 g/t Au over 16.5m from 172.5m to 189m, and 0.438 g/t Au over 12m from 264m to 276m.

The results of the 2016 program, along with the final MT survey report and analysis, once received, will be instrumental in identifying high potential drill targets for the upcoming 2017 exploration program.

Darren Blaney, American Creek CEO stated: “The 2016 Treaty program has successfully laid the foundation for the upcoming 2017 program. Tudor has extended the known mineralization at Copper Belle, found a significant new gold zone, and extended gold intervals to depth. The three holes at Copper Belle are all in close proximity to the “discovery contact” discussed in the 2014 Kyba/Nelson BC Geological Survey report, to the Sulphurets thrust fault, and to clastic sequencing (Turbidites) found just up the ridge from the drilling. According to the report, these three things in combination increase the chances of “being in the right neighborhood of BC’s next big deposit.” We believe the results thus far at Treaty Creek are the beginning of that discovery process.”

The Qualified Person under NI 43-101 for the Treaty Creek exploration program and the technical data in this news release is James Hutter, P.Geo.

The Treaty Creek Project is a joint venture between Tudor, American Creek and Teuton Resources Corp. (“Teuton”). Tudor is the operator and holds a 60% interest with both American Creek and Teuton each holding respective 20% fully carried interests in the property (carried until a production notice is given).

American Creek is a Canadian junior mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at www.americancreek.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

American Creek Resources Ltd.
Kelvin Burton
403 752-4040
[email protected]
www.americancreek.com