IP is a very powerful tool in gold exploration, but interpretation is the key to discovery! Image2D™ makes interpretation easier. Image2D™ is Abitibi Geophysics proprietary software used to quickly provide objective earth models.
Barraute is a lode gold deposit covered by conductive overburden, within the Abitibi belt.
The apparent conventional pseudosections shows a near-surface polarizable source.
Pseudosections are converted to true-depth sections using Image2D™.
- The Induced Polarization (IP) true-depth section shows dip, shape and depth of the gold bearing zone;
- The Resistivity Image2DTM true-depth section clearly shows that the low resistivity values observed on the pseudosection are caused by the overburden only.
Drilling confirmed 3.2 g/t Au over 1.5 m.