169 Prospectus

Site: BH7, Bent Hill massive sulfide deposit

Location: Middle Valley, Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific Ocean

Priority: 2

Position: 48°25.95'N, 128°40.9'W

Water Depth: 2450

Sediment Thickness: 200 m

Total Penetration: 200 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Multichannel Line 89-14

Objectives: Constrain geometry and composition of distal massive sulfide mineralization and alteration, part of N-S transect across deposit, stratigraphic reference section

Drilling Program: APC/XCB

Logging and Downhole Operations: None

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Hydrothermally altered hemipelagic and turbiditic sediment

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