Oct 28, 2021
Torq Resources’ Executive Chair Shawn Wallace and Chief Geologist Michael Henrichsen came on to discuss their recently acquired Chilean gold-copper Santa Cecilia project.
Wallace mentioned that Santa Cecilia was always their major goal. He had been hinting at something big during our last interview and now he’s delivered. At 32.5 square kilometers, it’s sitting on a major system in the world-class Maricunga belt. Some historical work had been done in the 1990’s, and then it inexplicably sat on ice for decades, ignored by all.
According to Henrichsen, “This is the real deal… The initial discovery has already been made…” Now they just have to identify the most promising targets. It’s an extremely unique place, which explains why the team spent the better part of two years on its acquisition. Henrichsen’s global mining network was instrumental in getting the deal done, especially in light of the global health concerns that made international travel all but impossible.
To sum it all up, Wallace says, “The Santa Cecilia gold-copper project represents the culmination of our acquisition strategy in Chile. It is our belief that exploration at a project of this magnitude will be transformative for Torq. Now that the project is in place, it’s time to start to realize its exploration potential.”
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