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First Graphite Corp.
is a Vancouver-based mineral exploration company focused on the development of graphite projects in Canada. The company currently has three graphite properties led by its flag ship project, the Henry Graphite property, located near the Deep Bay Graphite Mine in north-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada. 

Henry

Overview

Comprised of six mineral claims, covering approximately 22,853 hectares, the Henry Property is noted for its potentials to host near-surface graphite deposits, containing scarce, large-flake, high purity graphite. The property is located approximately 150 kilometres northeast of the community of La Ronge and about 10 kilometres west of the community of Southend. Highways 102 and 905 transect the property.

The Property is located 20 kilometres southwest of the Deep Bay Graphite Deposit, which is currently being advanced towards production and is host to a historic non-NI 43-101 compliant resource of “1.8 million tons grading 10.32% C to a depth of 60 metres” (Saskatchewan Mineral Deposit Index Report #0480). The geologic setting of parts of the Henry Property appears similar to the Deep Bay Deposit’s deposit where recent graphite testing recorded >95% carbon content for all flake sizes +32+50+80+100 and -100. Further treatment was able to achieve >99% purity (Noble Bay Mining Development Inc.).

In the early 70s, a portion of the Henry Property was explored by Hudson Bay Exploration and Development Company Ltd. (HBEDC) for base metal mineralization. At that time, airborne and ground electromagnetic (EM) surveys were conducted in the project area. Following the EM surveys, the targets, which had the best potential for base-metal mineralization, were drill tested. Many of the conductive targets were not drill tested, due to the low potential for base-metal mineralization, which was attributed to a high graphite-to-sulphide ratio observed in outcrop. The historic EM surveys and ground-truthing, delineated several long (up to 10 km), sub-parallel conductive horizons on the Property, indicating the potential for multiple zones of graphite mineralization.

In total, the HBEDC drilled 20 holes on the Property. This drilling intersected graphitic gneisses in several holes on the Property, despite the targeting efforts to avoid graphite. Graphite is described in the historic drill logs over intervals of up to 30 metres.

The technical content within this webpage was been reviewed and approved by Dr. Roger D. Morton, P Geol., who is the Qualified Person for purposes of NI 43-101 

Mt. Heimdahl

Overview

The Mt. Heimdahl Property covers approximately 1045 hectares of land within the Valhalla Ranges. It consist of three mineral claims, which are prospective for hosting calc-silicate gneiss hosted flake graphite mineralization, in the Slocan Valley area of British Columbia.

It is situated within high-grade metamorphic rocks of the Valhalla Complex, within the Omineca Crystalline Belt. It is underlain predominately by quartzites, amphibolite gneisses, quartz pegmatites, marbles, and graphitic calc-silicate gneisses. Layers or lenses of graphite bearing calc-silicate gneiss have been noted locally to host up to 8% large flake disseminated graphite. Preliminary prospecting on a thick calc-silicate layer on the eastern slopes of Mt Heimdahl (Assmt Report #25666) indicated that graphite mineralization of up to 4.8% can be found locally.

Infrastructure is well developed in the Mt. Heimdahl Property area, as the property is approximately 35 kilometres southwest of Nelson BC, or alternately 41 kilometres northeast of Castlegar. Forestry roads, and a high-tension power line, run through Koch Creek, approximately 8 kilometres south of the property, where Eagle Graphite’s beneficiation plant is located. 

Montpellier

Overview

The Montpellier graphite showing is within the Grenville Province, in western Quebec. The south-western Grenville Province is made up primarily of granitoid gneisses, metavolcanic and metasedimentary schists and typically impure marbles. It is complex, both lithologically and structurally, but two principal divisions have been recognized: the Central Gneiss Belt (CGB) and the Central Metasedimentary Belt (CMB). The CMB of Ontario and western Quebec is characterised by a relative abundance of marbles and associated siliceous calc-silicate rocks, along with lesser amounts of other supracrustal rocks. In addition, the CMB also contains abundant mafic and felsic metavolcanic rocks.

The Central Metasedimentary Belt contains the Montpellier graphite showing with a thickness varying from 10 to 50 metres. Grades range from less than 1 up to 20% graphite, with the majority of graphite as flakes (up to 1 mm in diameter). The graphite-rich horizon is generally associated with biotite and sillimanite rich paragneiss with concentration up to 20%, with a calc-silicate (diopside) rich marble horizon, containing up to 3-5% disseminated graphite flakes. The graphite rich paragneiss unit seems to be overlain by a quartz rich granitic gneiss unit.

The graphite showing is exposed at surface along a vertical cliff about 4 metres high and over a distance of 100 metres. This zone is easily oxidized by the presence of some sulphide minerals (mostly pyrrhotite and some pyrite) and is very friable and weathered along this exposure. The graphite appears to be preferentially aligned along planes parallel to the gneissosity/bedding planes. In this particular part of the showing the gneissosity was shallow dipping to the west.

Four grab panel samples were selected, for analyses, from several different locations on the vertical face of the outcrop observed on the property. The samples were submitted to SGS labs in Toronto, Ontario for graphitic carbon analysis. The analyses showed graphitic carbon values vary from 0.82% to 14.4%.

Mehmet F Taner, Eng., Ph.D. has verified and approved the geological information contained within this webpage. Dr. Taner satisfies the requirements of a Qualified Person as defined in the National Instrument 43-101 (Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects).