North Zone


The North zone of the Iceberg gold deposit is primarily near-surface oxide mineralization  which is hosted principally in the Devonian Horse Canyon and Wenban formations, the same formations that hosts mineralization at Barrick’s nearby deposits including Goldrush and Cortez Hills. Recent drilling indicates that the North zone is likely linked to the nearby Serena zone to the west while geophysical and geochemical techniques have identified further areas for expansion of the mineralized footprint.


The North zone of the Iceberg gold deposit is characterized by ~20-30 m of post mineral basaltic volcanic flows interpreted to be related to the Miocene Northern Nevada Rift, overlying an ~40-50 m thick sequence of Tertiary sediments and tuffaceous volcaniclastics, which in turn, unconformably overlie Devonian carbonates of the Horse Canyon and Wenban formations. The major structural trends of the North zone are north-northwest trending, west dipping normal faults cross cut by the west-southwest striking, north dipping Long Fault. North Zone mineralization is hosted in strongly oxidized stratabound jasperoids and dissolution breccias along the Upper Wenban-Horse Canyon contact where drilling has encountered multiple intercepts with greater than 10 g/t Au. The mineralization in these jasperoids is closely associated with gently west dipping strongly argillized Intermediate intrusions of unknown age. There are locations in the North zone where gold mineralization with grades up to 5 g/t Au occurs in Tsv near the contact with underlying Dhc.

Subscribe Now

all fields are required

Marketing permission: I give my consent to NuLegacy Gold Corporation to be in touch with me via email using the information I have provided in this form for the purpose of news, updates and marketing.

What to expect: If you wish to withdraw your consent and stop hearing from us, simply click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email we send or contact us at We value and respect your personal data and privacy. To view our privacy policy, please visit our website. By submitting this form, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

©2023NuLegacy Gold Corporation
All rights reserved.