The Pontiac District is an emerging zinc play, 40-km long northwest trending corridor defined by zinc and lead-bearing dolomitic marbles typical of the Balmat-Edwards-Pierrepont zinc district, located in the state of New York, United States (click here to see map). The Pontiac District also covers meta-volcanic rocks that host the historic New Calumet Mines Limited zinc-lead-silver-gold mine, which produced 3.8 million tonnes of ore at a grade of 5.8% Zn, 1.6% Pb, 65 g/t Ag et 0.4 g/t Au from 1944 to 1968. The Pontiac District includes:
- the New Calumet Mine project (14 claims, 641 ha)
- the Calumet-Nord project (43 claims, 2 484 ha)
- the Calumet-Sud project currently being explored by Sphinx and its partner SOQUEM (21 claims, 1 214 ha);
- the Tessouat project (22 claims, 1 316 ha);
- the Tessouat-Sud project (37 claims, 1 316 ha);
- the Obwondiag project (26 claims, 1 565 ha);
- the GPd project (72 claims, 4 097 ha).