Update on Plans for Lupin and Ulu Gold Deposits

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focused on the exploration and development of the Lupin gold mine and Ulu gold project, both located in Nunavut Territory, Canada. Gold-Ore is a gold producing company focused in Sweden.
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Technical Information
The scientific and technical information contained in this presentation is based on the following reports:
1. Bjorkdal Gold Mine: Gold-Ore Resources Ltd. Annual Information Form, dated March 6, 2011, resource prepared by Wardell Armstrong International Ltd., dated January 2011;
2. Ulu Gold Project: NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Ulu Gold Property, Kitikmeot Area- Nunavut Territory, Canada, dated June 27, 2011 by Richard A. Graham, P.Geol. of Graham’s Geological Data Ltd. and G.H. Wahl, P. Geo, of
G H Wahl & Associates Consulting;
Vivian Park, Manager of Exploration for Elgin Mining and a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43‐101, has reviewed and approved of the written technical disclosure contained in this presentation.
The contents of this presentation are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to purchase any securities referred to herein.
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• Acquired the Lupin and Ulu properties from MMG in July 2011
• Patrick Downey appointed CEO and President in July 2011
• Proven Management Team and Directors with strong track records
• Other interests include an Earn-In Option Agreement with Lincoln Mining, and
strategic investments in Auracle Mining and Angus Mining
• Proposed merger with Gold-Ore Resources announced in February 2012
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• Result will be a well-funded, growth-oriented gold producer
• Chief assets are Bjorkdal Gold Mine in Sweden and the Lupin and Ulu projects in
Nunavut
• Bjorkdal currently produces 42,000 ounces of gold per year
• Potential for near-term production from
Lupin Mine
• Cash flow from Bjorkdal and cash on
hand will help to fund Lupin
development and Ulu exploration
• Deal expected to close at the end of
April 2012
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• Lupin is 400 km NE of Yellowknife
• Ulu is 150 km N of Lupin
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LUPIN – History
• Discovered by Inco in the 1960s
• Echo Bay Mines commenced
production in 1982
• Placed on Care and Maintenance in
1998-2000
• Kinross became operator in 2002
• Care and Maintenance in 2003;
produced in 2004; C+M from 2005
• Closed in 2005 due to prevailing low gold price
• Produced 3.35 million ounces of gold at a head grade of 9 g/t from sulfide-facies
amphibolitic banded iron formation (BIF)
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LUPIN – Current Status
• Possesses current permits and licenses
•
Type A Water License # 2AM-LUP0914
•
Land Use Permit # N2011C0026
•
Type B Water License #2BE-LEP1217
• Mill and infrastructure in place and maintained
• Lease area of 6,756 hectares has not been actively explored since the mid-1990s
• Potential for near-term production from West Zone South of Shaft (WZSOS)
• Potential to build additional resources on McPherson Zones (M2 and M1), L19, L20
• Excellent exploration potential from the dozens of gold showings on the lease area
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LUPIN – Planned Exploration Work – Lupin BIF
• Definition and exploration drilling on WZSOS, L19, L20 and M1/M2
• Drilling on WZSOS commenced in November 2011
A steeply north plunging, steeply dipping M-shaped fold
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LUPIN – Near-Term Production Targets - WZSOS
• Average 2 meter thickness at up to 10 g/t
Au over a 300 meter strike length
• Open from 1,100 meter level to 490
meter level
• Near existing ramp which will allow rapid
development
• WZSOS area hosts a current inferred
mineral resource of 1,110,000 tonnes
grading 11.32 g/t Au for 403,600 ounces,
using a cut-off grade of 5.0 g/t Au
• Elgin plan to drill from surface to up 300
meters from surface to test continuity,
grade and thickness and fill in drilling gaps
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Longsection looking west – Zones of Inferred Mineral Resources
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LUPIN - Key Intercepts - WZSOS
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HoleID
From (m)
To (m)
Length (m)
Au (ppm)
L11002
152.09
153.30
1.21
19.09
L11003
111.38
114.58
3.20
21.66
L11004
146.20
147.14
0.94
19.70
L11007
90.78
92.73
1.95
7.05
L11009
69.79
71.32
1.53
10.01
L12010
93.88
99.21
5.33
9.56
L12011
143.00
147.41
4.41
9.50
L12013
149.00
151.52
2.52
6.08
L12014
167.13
176.03
8.90
5.89
L12016
153.13
155.21
2.08
12.23
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LUPIN – Near Term Production Targets – M1/M2
• Discovered late in mine life
• Limited exploration and development
• Separate cylindrical mineralized bodies
within wacke units that are
stratigraphically lower than the Lupin BIF,
within the Lupin domal structure
• Average grade is approximately 10 g/t Au
• Potential that zones continue to surface
from the 890 meter level and persist
below the 1300 meter level
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LUPIN – Planned Development Work
• 2012 – advance exploration and commence engineering work
• 2013 – start mine development and mill/infrastructure rehabilitation
• 2014 – begin operations at 1000 tpd
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LUPIN – Planned Exploration Work – On-Lease
• Numerous on-lease targets have
been under-explored
• Looking for analogs to Lupin BIF,
based on successes at Goose Lake,
Meliadine, and Musselwhite
• Airborne magnetic and EM surveys
to identify BIF and conductors will
commence in April
• Mapping and prospecting
• Surface drilling of targets selected
based on available information and
results of continuing work
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ULU – History
• Discovered by BHP Minerals in 1989
• Purchased in 1995 by Echo Bay Mines
• Purchased in 2004 by Wolfden
• Ceased activities in 2006
• Over 135,000 meters of surface and underground drilling
• Over $45,000,000 spent on exploration and development
• Flood Zone mineralization is hosted within a plunging system of Bi-Po rich high
strain zones comprised of gold-bearing quartz and calc-silicate veins
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ULU – Current Status
• Possesses current permits and licenses
− Land Use Permit # KTL311C013
− Type B Water License # 2BM-ULU0914
• 40 man all-season camp
• No active exploration since 2005
• Several on-lease occurrences have been under-explored
• Flood Zone hosts a current indicated mineral resource of 751,000 tonnes grading
11.37 g/t Au for 274,500 ounces, and an inferred mineral resource of 418,000
tonnes grading 10.61 g/t Au for 142,600 ounces, using a cut-off grade of 2.5 g/t Au.
• Flood Zone is open down plunge
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ULU - Planned Work
• Perform infill and exploration drilling
on Flood Deposit to further define
and expand on current resource
starting in July
• Evaluate other 14 on-lease targets
through data compilation, mapping
and prospecting, and drilling
• Update studies on development
scenarios
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MORE INFORMATION
• Technical reports for Lupin and Ulu at www.SEDAR.com and www.elginmining.com
• Website: www.elginmining.com
• Information: [email protected]
• Head Office (Vancouver): 604-682-3366
• Vivian Park, Manager, Exploration: [email protected]
• Sharleen Hamm, Manager, Environmental and Community Affairs:
[email protected]
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