Gainey Capital has engaged Minera Cascabel of Tucson, Arizona and Hermosillo, Mexico to lead the Company’s exploration strategy and develop its Phase 1 exploration program at El Colomo. Minera Cascabel’s main focus has consistently been precious metals exploration in Mexico, where they are considered the leading experts for exploration.
Led by principals Peter Megaw, PhD (GeoPh) and Carl Kuehn, PhD, PGeo, Minera Cascabel has a long history of gold/silver and other precious metals exploration success within the Sierra Madre and other parts of Latin America, extending over 25 years. They have managed large-scale exploration programs for Kennecott, Teck, and BHP, among many others, and have identified and helped bring to market Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) Platosa Mine in Durango (the highest grade operating mine in Mexico), MAG Silver's (TSX: MAG) Juanicipio Project (one of the world’s largest silver discoveries, currently moving towards production with Fresnillo plc – LSE: FRES), and MAG Silver's Cinco de Mayo Project (major CRD discovery).
Dr. Peter Megaw, C.P.G., has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Arizona and more than 27 years of relevant experience focussed on silver and gold exploration in Mexico. He is a certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered geologist. Dr. Megaw has been instrumental in a number of mineral discoveries in Mexico including new ore bodies at existing mines, Excellon Resources' Platosa Mine, and MAG Silver's Juanicipio, Batopilas and Santa Eulalia Properties. Peter is the author of numerous scientific publications on ore deposits, and is a frequent speaker at academic and international exploration conferences.