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The Fontana and Duvay Gold Property 

Tres-Or has an option over the Fontana and Duvay Gold Projects consisting of a strategic land position covering 168 claims (totaling approximately 6356 hectares) located in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt about 16 km northeast of Amos, in Duverny township, Quebec. Tres-Or has an option to earn 100% interest in the Duvay gold property, and holds 100% interest in the Duvay Nord, East Mac and East Mac Sud properties , subject to underlying royalties, collectively the Duvay Gold Project.

Tres-Or has signed option agreements to acquire up to a 100% interest in the Fontana Gold Project, subject to underlying royalties. Fontana Gold Project is located in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt approximately 16 kilometres northeast of Amos, in Duverny Township, Quebec. The Fontana Gold Project, comprises 36 claims in a promising part of the Abitibi belt and can be easily reached by paved and gravel roads including good road access to the Fontana shaft and other workings.




A 2013  drill program was designed as a series of 1.0 kilometre long drilling fences to drill test intersecting mineralized structures following two perpendicular orientations.  The first seven holes were designed to test historical drill holes with high grade gold intersections on known structures and seven drill holes drilled where historical high grade gold values are known outside the main mineralized structure.

Other recent completed work include the channel sampling programs on the historical mineralized trenches of the Fontana deposit.   The channel sampling program was designed to evaluate the low grade potential of the wall rock surrounding the main mineralized vein systems and their surrounding altered granodiorite host rocks.

More than 10,000 mineralized intervals from historical drill holes have been compiled and integrated into a proprietary database.   This information combined with the detailed airborne magnetic and electromagnetic data flown in January 2012 and integrated with the recent ground magnetic survey completed at Fontana this summer, provides an important tool for understanding of the geometry and potential projection of the mineralized systems.

According to Quebec government reports describing the historic work carried out on Fontana, gold mineralization was discovered in veins in the Fontana Fault in the 1930's. Considerable work consisting of:
  • Drilling
  • Stripping
  • Test pits
  • Bulk testing

has occurred on the Fontana Gold Project in subsequent decades of the 1940s, the 1980s, and 1990s. Gold mineralization is associated with pyrite and chalcopyrite rich quartz veins in the principal fault structures and associated fractures mapped on the property. Gold is often free gold and is erratic in distribution.

Tres-Or has sponsored detailed structural mapping as a preliminary part of its evaluation and is compiling all the historic work associated with several mineralized gold zones.   Previous operators have identified a non-compliant 43-101 historic gold resource estimate on the property.   The priority 2012 work programs will focus on developing gold resource estimates by staged exploration and focused drill programs.

History
The property has been sporadically worked since 1934 when the AC@ vein was discovered in the Fontana Fault.
 
1934-1936
Prospecting, trenching, exploration pitting.
 
1937
Twelve (12) prospect pits, 610 metres of trenching, 92 metre shaft with 2 levels (53 m and 83 m), 242 metres of galleries, erratic gold noted.
 
1945-1946
Fontana Mines Ltd. incorporated, stripping, bulk sampling on Bunkhouse and Fontana Zones, 8,863 metres of drilling on gold zones, geological mapping.
 
1981-1982
Surface sampling.
 
1986-1989
1986.  Joint Venture agreement between Jilbey Industries and Bay Resources.
1987.  58 km of line cutting covered by magnetometer and induced polarization surveys, stripping, 46 tonne bulk sample on Bunkhouse zone, 50 DDH=s totalling 7,917 metres.
 
Sept. 1987 - Feb. 1988
Stripping of Toughie, Fontana, Bunkhouse, Hooper and Lot 14 gold zones with surface sampling.  Percussion drilling on Toughie and Hooper zones.  18,288 metres of diamond drilling on various zones, 100 tonne bulk sample on Toughie, Fontana, Lot 14 and Hooper gold zones.  Shaft dewatered and rehabilitated, shaft raised.  Ramp portal prepared.
 
Sept. 1988 - Jan. 1989
9,999 metres of diamond drilling on Bunkhouse and Hooper gold zones.  Two new gold zones discovered northeast of Lot 14 vein.  Discovery shear intercepted over 579 metres strike length by 13 drill holes between discovery shear and Lot 14 vein.  Eldorado structure intercepted in 7 drill holes.

Three bulk samples taken and milled.
 
(1)        4,000 tonnes from Hooper Zone at intersection of Bunkhouse structure.
(2)        5,000 tonnes from a 122 metre by 3 metre stretch of the Bunkhouse Vein.
(3)        13,000 tonnes from junction of Bunkhouse and Hooper structures.
 
Early winter 1989
Audio-magnetotelluric survey
 
Winter 1989-1990
Small geophysical survey.  Limited petrographic, lithogeochemical and structural studies.  25 new drill holes and lengthening of 2 old drill holes for a total of 7,502 metres.  Spectacular drill results at junction of Bunkhouse and Hooper veins (DDH JB-200 - 0.48 oz/ton over 47 feet and wedge below 0.508 oz/ton over 125 feet).
 
May 1990 - Nov. 1990
Ten (10) drill holes totalling 2,549 metres testing extensions of JB-200 and JB-200B (wedge). Verified for mineralized structures at the junction of Lot 14 and Bunkhouse structure and exploration in Bunkhouse - Hooper area.
 
Geology
The geology of the property is relatively well known due to abundant outcrop and numerous drill holes. The centre of the property is occupied by the western extremity of a granodiorite stock (see map attached).  The border of the stock is finer grained than the centre.  Volcanic rock enclaves are found within the intrusive.  Much of the rest of the property is underlain by pillowed, intermediate to basic volcanics, while dacite inter-fingers at the extreme south and northwest.  The volcanics are part of the north limb of the Duverny syncline and are oriented roughly east-west.  The intrusive and enclosing volcanic rock units are often affected by carbonate and chlorite alteration.  Shear zones are often accompanied by silicification.
 
Structure The most important structure on the property is the Fontana Fault.  This polyphase structure varies in width form 10 to 100 feet and is oriented at 125 degrees with a dip that varies from subvertical to 70 degrees to the southwest.  It has been drilled over a strike length of approximately 4,000 feet principally where it crosses the granodiorite.  The fault actually consists of two separate and parallel faults which converge on occasion.
 
Other faults with similar orientations and geological contexts occur on the property including from south to north the Lot 14, Eldorado, Discovery, DD, Hooper and Balatech fault.  A second group of structures oriented 20 degrees called the Bunkhouse, Laddie and Toughie zones also exist on the property.  The most important of these, the Bunkhouse zone, has been drilled along a strike length of 2,400 feet and to a depth of 1,400 feet.  The Bunkhouse fault varies between 3 and 20 feet of thickness and dips 75 to 80 degrees to the west.  It intersects the Fontana, Hooper, Discovery and Lot 14 fault zones.  Veinlets of quartz occur within 100 feet of the structures but rapidly diminish beyond.  Most veins are oriented north-south and dip westward while some horizontal veins have also been observed.
 
The faults often contain sericite and/or chlorite and fuchsite is present at certain spots.  Veins and lenses of en echelon quartz are present in the faults and gold mineralization is associated with these quartz veins.
 
A quartz epidote porphyry dyke is present in Zone 27 which is the richest part of the Fontana structure.  A similar dyke is seen at various locations in the Bunkhouse structure.
 
Mapping has shown that the mineralized veins are at a pronounced angle to the direction of the faults.
 
Mineralization
The gold mineralization is associated with pyrite and chalcopyrite rich quartz veins in the principal fault structures and associated fractures.  The gold is most often free gold and is erratic in distribution.

Translated and paraphrased from report May 8, 1990 by Jean Descarreaux
Spectacular assays of up to 16.45 g/t over 14.30m with a wedge undercut 17.42 g/t Au over 38.10m are recorded at the intersection of important vein structures but many assays, although high grade, are over narrow widths (1 to 6 feet).   For example: JB216 - 0.35 oz/ton Au over 4 ft, JB214 - 0.56 oz/ton Au over 1.5 ft and 0.48 oz/ton Au over 5.4 ft.   Previous reports by Bay Resources and Services Inc. have reported resources of up to 968,000 tonnes grading 0.17 oz/ton Au (non NI 43-101) but no independent confirmation of this calculation has been made by Globex.

Duvay Property
Gold was discovered on Tres-Or's Duvay property in the 1930s. Subsequent stripping, test pits, and drilling the 1940s, 1980s, and 1990s returned sample results and drill intervals including samples of up to 402 grams per tonne (g/t) gold (Au) over 0.36 m, 76.8 g/t Au over 0.46 m, 34.6 g/t Au over 0.43 m, 12.01 g/t Au over 1.53 m, 27.17 g/t Au over 1.14 m, and 16.598 g/t Au over 1.76 m from the Duvay property as reported in Quebec government mineral showing files.   Tres-Or cannot confirm these historic results due to the age of the reports, therefore is currently  undergoing an exploration and evaluation program focused on drilling and small test pits.

Tres-Or has completed the first stage of field work including sampling, detailed structural mapping, 13 diamond drill holes, a high-resolution ground magnetic survey and preliminary modeling of the Duvay Property. The structural mapping identified intersecting compressional and extensional deformation zones associated with the historical high grade reported sample results.  These structural intersections are priority target areas for the planned drill and pit sample programs.

Results of 18 selected surface samples collected during the structural mapping returned high gold, silver and copper concentrations as well as significant zinc.   The samples were selected outcrop samples collected to confirm mineralization during structural mapping.   Samples yielding >1.0 g/t gold were collected over a 500 m strike length, including both shear and quartz veins.   The highest gold concentrations in these samples are 199 g/t gold, 130 g/t gold and 3.01 g/t gold.   In the other 15 samples, gold values ranged between detection limit and 1.2 g/t gold.   Two closely spaced chip samples (over lengths of approximately 0.5 m) yielded 1.07 g/t and 1.12 g/t gold, respectively.   In addition, the sample with the most gold (at 199 g/t gold) also carried 104 g/t silver, 4.55% copper and 0.75% zinc.   Other samples returned between detection limits and 1.31% copper and up to 45.8 g/t silver and 1.61% zinc.

The high gold concentrations from Tres-Or's samples compare well with historical results of up to 402 g/t gold over 0.36 m as mentioned above.   Tres-Or cannot confirm the historical drill results, but the new Tres-Or surface sample results are consistent with such high gold concentrations from drill core.   No previous silver, copper or zinc has been reported from the Duvay Gold Project.

Tres-Or collected 19 surface and channels at Duvay, ranging from 0.60 to 15.00 m in length.   The channel samples were cut with a rock saw across exposed bedrock to test different types of shear zones, quartz veins, and fault structures detected during surface mapping.   Channels longer than 1.0 m were sampled in lengths typically 1.0 m, although individual samples may measure from 0.46 to 1.40 m.   Two channels yielded significant gold.   Composite sample 36947-36954 yielded 0.64 g/t gold over 8.00 m, including a higher grade interval of 1.65 g/t gold over 2.98 m.   This channel is located at the intersection of west-northwest shear zone with a strong northeast fault, and between historical pit samples from 1986 that yielded 1.1 g/t gold from 1008 tonnes, and 2.81 g/t gold from 1100 tonnes.

Bulk sample tests of coarse gold have been reported at the Tres-Or Duvay Gold Project since the 1940's.   Review of these bulk tests reveals significant gold mineralization over a strike length of more than 500 m, based on historical records in reports filed with the Quebec government.   Some of the best reported bulk sample results are located close to the major northeast fault as mapped by Tres-Or.   These bulk sample results include a 1946 test of 40 tons yielding 7.1 g/t gold, and two 1986 tests yielding 1.10 g/t gold from 1008 tonnes, and 2.81 g/t gold from 1100 tonnes, respectively.   Another significant result is bulk sample 86-1 which yielded 12.81 g/t gold from 1194.4 tonnes from near Tres-Or's surface samples which yielded 1.07 g/t gold and 1.12 g/t gold.

The reported location of the larger bulk sample tests fit closely with pits visible on the orthophoto image in Tres-Or's GIS database, supporting the reported undertaking of these bulk tests.   Tres-Or cannot confirm the reported pit sample results and true widths cannot be estimated at this time for the historical test pits or the reported drill intersections due to the historical nature of the reports.   As with the historical results described above, neither true widths nor continuity can be estimated for the mineralization confirmed by Tres-Or's channel samples at this time, but the samples combined with the Tres-Or surface samples confirm gold mineralization occurs over more than 700 m strike length within the dominant shear zone at Duvay.

Drilling commenced at Duvay in January 2011 targeting major shear zones and fault structures identified by the fall 2010 mapping program.   Tres-Or completed 13   drill holes (1233 metres) and has shipped ½ split drill core samples to the lab for analyses.   Assay results will be compiled and reported when available.  

Tres-Or has commenced a program of small bulk tests at Duvay to account for coarse gold.  Ten bulk test pits have been permitted, with each designed to yield at least 10 tonnes of finely broken rock. The excavated sample material will be processed on site for coarse gold and a sulphide concentrate which will be assayed.  The building to house the processing equipment has been completed on site, and is being fitted out now.

East Mac Property

In conjunction with the Duvay exploration, Tres-Or is also exploring the East Mac property which is located 7 km south of Tres-Or's advanced Duvay Gold Project.   Quartz veins carrying gold and silver were discovered on the property in the 1930's which Quebec government reports indicate led to construction of a shaft.   Historic drill results filed with the Quebec government report drill intersections of 1481.9 g/t silver and 2.4 g/t gold over 0.1 m and 12.3 g/t gold over 0.2 m.   Tres-Or prospected, mapped and collected two samples near the site of the old shaft.   These two samples returned high gold, silver and lead concentrations as well as anomalous copper.

The highest concentrations in one of the Tres-Or samples taken from the dump pile near the old shaft are 10.5 g/t gold, 345 g/t silver and 1.14% lead.   The second sample collected from an outcropping quartz vein returned 62 g/t silver along with anomalous values of gold and other metals.
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