Team

Michael D. Brown — President and Director

Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Montana Technical University in 1981. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1991. He has a broad technical and operational background, having held upper management and executive level positions in the petroleum industry, chemical manufacturing, engineering technology, and mining. His experience in the petroleum industry included that as Regional Manager over the exploratory and developmental drilling programs across the mid-continent region of the U.S. while employed by Pacific Enterprises Oil and Gas. Mr. Brown also served as Director of Global Projects for GT Advanced Technologies, a major chemical engineering and technology firm, from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Brown’s team executed over $2.0 billion in technology and engineering services contracts in support of silicon wafer fabs across Japan, Korea, and China. Mr. Brown’s most recent position was as Managing Member of Commonwealth Resources, L.L.C., the previous owner of the Garnet mining properties which are currently under contract to Garnex Gold Corporation. His intimate knowledge of the Garnet properties, his prior business experience, and his relationship with the county, state, and federal regulatory agencies make him highly qualified to contribute on many levels to further develop the Company’s properties into an active and profitable gold mining operation.

Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Montana Technical University in 1981. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1991. He has a broad technical and operational background, having held upper management and executive level positions in the petroleum industry, chemical manufacturing, engineering technology, and mining. His experience in the petroleum industry included that as Regional Manager over the exploratory and developmental drilling programs across the mid-continent region of the U.S. while employed by Pacific Enterprises Oil and Gas. Mr. Brown also served as Director of Global Projects for GT Advanced Technologies, a major chemical engineering and technology firm, from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Brown’s team executed over $2.0 billion in technology and engineering services contracts in support of silicon wafer fabs across Japan, Korea, and China. Mr. Brown’s most recent position was as Managing Member of Commonwealth Resources, L.L.C., the previous owner of the Garnet mining properties which are currently under contract to Garnex Gold Corporation. His intimate knowledge of the Garnet properties, his prior business experience, and his relationship with the county, state, and federal regulatory agencies make him highly qualified to contribute on many levels to further develop the Company’s properties into an active and profitable gold mining operation.

David E. Boleneus, GIS, MBA, MS — Vice President Exploration & Geology and Director

Mr. Boleneus received his Bachelor of Science in Geology and Certificate in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) from Eastern Washington University. He earned a Master of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University. He also earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in Denver, Colorado. He is proficient in geohydrology, geophysics, Spanish, and computer (GIS) mapping. Mr. Boleneus' professional experience includes working as a Petroleum geologist in Denver, Colorado, at Sohio Petroleum Co. (Standard Oil Company of Ohio) from 1980 to 1985. From 1985 to 1996, he was a mining engineer in Denver, Colorado, with the U.S. Bureau of Mines. From 1997 to early 2007, Mr. Boleneus served as a Research Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey. From early 2007 to the present, Mr. Boleneus has been a consultant for InfoMine, Inc., based in Spokane, Washington concerning mining and milling cost engineering, and economic analysis of mining operations. At the beginning of 2007 through the present, he has been the owner of HydroImaging, Inc. based in Spokane, Washington, which consults on electrical geophysics, mine cost engineering. Mr. Boleneus has authored over 100 professional reports including: in-house reports, staff reports, technical presentations, and industry publications.

Mr. Boleneus received his Bachelor of Science in Geology and Certificate in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) from Eastern Washington University. He earned a Master of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University. He also earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in Denver, Colorado. He is proficient in geohydrology, geophysics, Spanish, and computer (GIS) mapping. Mr. Boleneus' professional experience includes working as a Petroleum geologist in Denver, Colorado, at Sohio Petroleum Co. (Standard Oil Company of Ohio) from 1980 to 1985. From 1985 to 1996, he was a mining engineer in Denver, Colorado, with the U.S. Bureau of Mines. From 1997 to early 2007, Mr. Boleneus served as a Research Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey. From early 2007 to the present, Mr. Boleneus has been a consultant for InfoMine, Inc., based in Spokane, Washington concerning mining and milling cost engineering, and economic analysis of mining operations. At the beginning of 2007 through the present, he has been the owner of HydroImaging, Inc. based in Spokane, Washington, which consults on electrical geophysics, mine cost engineering. Mr. Boleneus has authored over 100 professional reports including: in-house reports, staff reports, technical presentations, and industry publications.

Richard Kunasiki, CPA — Secretary/Treasurer and Director

Mr. Kunisaki received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Accounting & Theory from California State University Northridge. He became a CPA in the State of California in 1991 and in the state of Virginia in 2017. He holds an AICPA Certificate I and II for Not-For-Profit. Mr. Kunisaki has been engaged in private practice and manages financial operations for two family owned companies. He also engages in contract accounting for privately owned companies of various sizes ranging from early stage to intermediate in size. His practice is focused on providing financial insight, strategic guidance to business owners and sets up or expands accounting systems that lead to improved cost controls, optimizing reporting and drive growth.

Mr. Kunisaki received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Accounting & Theory from California State University Northridge. He became a CPA in the State of California in 1991 and in the state of Virginia in 2017. He holds an AICPA Certificate I and II for Not-For-Profit. Mr. Kunisaki has been engaged in private practice and manages financial operations for two family owned companies. He also engages in contract accounting for privately owned companies of various sizes ranging from early stage to intermediate in size. His practice is focused on providing financial insight, strategic guidance to business owners and sets up or expands accounting systems that lead to improved cost controls, optimizing reporting and drive growth.

J. Robert Flesher P.Geo — Outside Director

Mr. J. Robert Flesher Mr. Flesher received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, from Montana State University in 1983. From 2015 to Present has been employed by Montana Department of Environment Quality. Previously he was Vice President of Mining and Geology for Grant Hartford, Inc. on December 10, 2007.

Mr. J. Robert Flesher Mr. Flesher received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology, from Montana State University in 1983. From 2015 to Present has been employed by Montana Department of Environment Quality. Previously he was Vice President of Mining and Geology for Grant Hartford, Inc. on December 10, 2007.

Mr. Flesher has held this part-time position through December 1, 2008. Mr. Flesher became a full-time employee on December 1, 2008. From October 2006 through December 2008, Mr. Flesher was an Engineer at Montana Tunnels Mining, Inc.), an operating gold, lead and zinc mine approximately 70 miles from the Company's property. From January 2005 through October 2006, Mr. Flesher was an Assay Technician for Golden Sunlight Mine, located in Whitehall, Montana. From June 2001 through October 2006, Mr. Flesher was the owner and operator of Hobby Town USA, a retail store in Helena, Montana. Mr. Flesher gained his experience in hydrological testing in various projects including the US Geological Survey. In 1986, Mr. Flesher began his career with Pegasus Gold Mining Corporation, gaining a wide variety of experiences including mill operation, assay lab technician, ore control geologist, underground geological mapping and sampling, geologic modeling, stope designs, definition drilling, mine production, and GPS surveying.

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Walter W. Wolf — Founder and Director

Mr. Wolf received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Oregon in 1962. After graduation, Mr. Wolf was employed as a research and sales manager by Kaiser Aluminum in Australia and worked in that capacity until 1965. In 1966, he returned from Australia and became a construction bonding and insurance representative for Aetna Life & Casualty. He worked in that capacity as a manager until 1978 and was responsible for the states of Montana, and Idaho, along with Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon. In 1978, he formed Wolf & Durall Insurance and Bonding to service the contracting industry. He served on many National Boards for the Association General Contractors of America, as well as the National Surety Bond Producers. The firm expanded and changed its name to Wolf, Majeskey & Rapp LLC. The company was sold to Payne West Financial Services in 2009. Mr. Wolf continued in a management capacity until he retired in 2009. Since retirement, Mr. Wolf has been a private investor and business consultant to several start-up companies in Eastern Washington. From 1972 to 2005, he was an NCAA Division 1 college referee and officiated primarily for the Pac 10-12 and Big Sky Conferences.

Mr. Wolf received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Oregon in 1962. After graduation, Mr. Wolf was employed as a research and sales manager by Kaiser Aluminum in Australia and worked in that capacity until 1965. In 1966, he returned from Australia and became a construction bonding and insurance representative for Aetna Life & Casualty. He worked in that capacity as a manager until 1978 and was responsible for the states of Montana, and Idaho, along with Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon. In 1978, he formed Wolf & Durall Insurance and Bonding to service the contracting industry. He served on many National Boards for the Association General Contractors of America, as well as the National Surety Bond Producers. The firm expanded and changed its name to Wolf, Majeskey & Rapp LLC. The company was sold to Payne West Financial Services in 2009. Mr. Wolf continued in a management capacity until he retired in 2009. Since retirement, Mr. Wolf has been a private investor and business consultant to several start-up companies in Eastern Washington. From 1972 to 2005, he was an NCAA Division 1 college referee and officiated primarily for the Pac 10-12 and Big Sky Conferences.

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Consultants

David Rodli — General Manager

David Rodli earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Montana and a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law. He engaged in the private practice of law as a sole practitioner in Missoula, Montana for 33 years, and served on the Boards of Directors of both businesses, public and private, and a private university (where he served as Vice-Chairman for four years). For 23 years, Mr. Rodli represented the former owners of the Garnet gold properties and gained a wealth of information regarding the property and its history, and after leaving the practice of law, he served as a consultant for, then an officer of the fledgling company that advanced the exploration and development of the Garnet gold properties but was not successful in bringing them into production. During his tenure, he was able to maintain positive relationships with the Bureau of Land Management, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and the Mine Safety & Health Administration and was the initiator in organizing administrative policies and procedures necessary for the efficient and transparent operation of the company. Mr. Rodli was instrumental in bringing about the purchase of the Garnet properties by Garnex Gold Corporation.

David Rodli earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Montana and a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law. He engaged in the private practice of law as a sole practitioner in Missoula, Montana for 33 years, and served on the Boards of Directors of both businesses, public and private, and a private university (where he served as Vice-Chairman for four years). For 23 years, Mr. Rodli represented the former owners of the Garnet gold properties and gained a wealth of information regarding the property and its history, and after leaving the practice of law, he served as a consultant for, then an officer of the fledgling company that advanced the exploration and development of the Garnet gold properties but was not successful in bringing them into production. During his tenure, he was able to maintain positive relationships with the Bureau of Land Management, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and the Mine Safety & Health Administration and was the initiator in organizing administrative policies and procedures necessary for the efficient and transparent operation of the company. Mr. Rodli was instrumental in bringing about the purchase of the Garnet properties by Garnex Gold Corporation.

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Jeffery Williams PME — Consultant

Jeffery Williams is a professional Mining Engineer and holds a Master’s Degree from The Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) at the University of New South Wales School of Business. Mr. Jeffrey Williams has over 40 years’ industry experience with 16 years’ experience as a professional mining engineer in Australia and seven years in the stockbroking industry and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. His mining experience ranges from mine planning, underground management, and feasibility studies through to mine development. Mr. Williams played an integral role in building the Sabodala Gold Mine and over 10 years of experience in the resource industry in Senegal.

Jeffery Williams is a professional Mining Engineer and holds a Master’s Degree from The Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) at the University of New South Wales School of Business. Mr. Jeffrey Williams has over 40 years’ industry experience with 16 years’ experience as a professional mining engineer in Australia and seven years in the stockbroking industry and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. His mining experience ranges from mine planning, underground management, and feasibility studies through to mine development. Mr. Williams played an integral role in building the Sabodala Gold Mine and over 10 years of experience in the resource industry in Senegal.

With a Mining Engineering and Business Administration background, Mr. Williams has spent over three decades playing significant roles in the financing and business development strategies of Australian based resource companies. He has significant experience as a senior corporate executive and currently holds Non-Executive Director positions on a number of Australian public companies. Mr. Williams also remains an Advisor to Mineral Deposits Limited (ASX: MDL), the company that built the Sabodala mine. Mr. Williams was the Managing Director of Mineral Deposits Ltd for 15 years and departed in late 2011. He secured the Sabodala gold and Grande Cote zircon projects in Senegal in West Africa and commenced gold production in March 2009. The market capitalization of Mineral Deposits Limited increased from AUD$6 million in 2003 to over AUD$1000 million in 2011. Mr. Williams has since been involved in other smaller mining companies on the ASX to develop exploration plans mostly in Australia. He is currently a Director of Herencia Resources plc. and McPherson Resources plc.

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Gerald J. Frankovich MBA — Consultant

Mr. Frankovich received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Washington State University in 1968 and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Eastern Washington University. From 1988 to 1992 Mr. Frankovich was mine engineer and general mine manager for Firstmiss Gold Inc. As a mine engineer and general mine foreman, he was responsible for supervising a three million ton per month operation, developing the mineral model and updating the model to include new drill assay and geologic data, and mine planning.

Mr. Frankovich received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Washington State University in 1968 and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Eastern Washington University. From 1988 to 1992 Mr. Frankovich was mine engineer and general mine manager for Firstmiss Gold Inc. As a mine engineer and general mine foreman, he was responsible for supervising a three million ton per month operation, developing the mineral model and updating the model to include new drill assay and geologic data, and mine planning.

1992 to 2002 he was employed in many different capacities by Kennecott Utah Copper, Inc., 1) Foreman, Barney’s Canyon Mine where he supervised a 600 ton per hour crushing plant and heap leach stacking, 1000 ton per day sulfide mill, 4000 gallons per minute process pumping for five heap leach pads and carbon strip plant; 2) Mine Foreman, Barney’s Canyon Mine where he supervised all pit operations; 3) Foreman at the Bingham Canyon Mine and supervised pit operations; 4) Superintendent for Kennecott’s Rawhide Mine where he supervised engineers, geologists and mine supervisors for a 50,000 ton per day operation and responsible for the mineral model, mine planning, pit design, ore control, surveying and all production reporting for mine operations. From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Frankovich was employed by Unimin Corporation as a plant and Quarry superintendent in Ione, CA. and responsible for the production of 500,000 tons per year of glass-quality sand. From 2004 to present he has engaged in a series of consulting contracts with the following companies, Remediation Risk Management, a subsidiary of Triton Construction, Placerville Industries, Inc., Cemex Cement Corporation and Mitsubishi Cement company.

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Stewart Jackson, PhD, P.Geo — Consultant

Dr. Stewart A. Jackson, is an accomplished mining professional with 50 years of experience in the exploration and development of mineral deposits and in the management of public companies. He has been involved in multiple mineral discoveries and evaluations. Most recently he has been involved in the delineation of a major uranium, molybdenum, nickel and vanadium resource in Sweden on properties held by Continental Precious Minerals Inc.

Dr. Stewart A. Jackson, is an accomplished mining professional with 50 years of experience in the exploration and development of mineral deposits and in the management of public companies. He has been involved in multiple mineral discoveries and evaluations. Most recently he has been involved in the delineation of a major uranium, molybdenum, nickel and vanadium resource in Sweden on properties held by Continental Precious Minerals Inc.

Prior to that, he was instrumental in the advancement of the Turnagain nickel sulphide deposit of northern British Columbia, Canada, held by Hard Creek Nickel Corporation. While involved with his initial public company, Crown Resource Corporation in the 1980s, multiple discoveries of gold were made in the Republic District of Washington State, USA. These continue to be produced by Kinross Gold Corporation. In the 1970’s he recognized the potential of the enormous Red Dog zinc-lead deposits in western Alaska and was instrumental in their exploration and development by Cominco American Incorporated (now Teck-Cominco). Red Dog today produces a substantial portion of the world production of zinc from this long-lived zinc resource field. Subsequently, he was Exploration Manager for Houston Oil and Minerals Corporation during the discovery and development of the Manhattan, South McCoy and Borealis gold deposits of Nevada, USA.

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Frank H. Blair, P.Geo — Consultant

Mr. Blair received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1958 from Oregon State University. Mr. Blair is a Certified Professional Geologist, CPG, Number: 03517, and certified by the state of Idaho, Number: 414. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Honorary Life Member of Northwest Mining Association & Society of Mining Engineers. From 1964 to 1974, he was managing geologist for Freeport Exploration Company and evaluated mineral deposits in the Northwest and oil and gas projects for Freeport Oil Company in the states of Colorado and Wyoming.

Mr. Blair received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1958 from Oregon State University. Mr. Blair is a Certified Professional Geologist, CPG, Number: 03517, and certified by the state of Idaho, Number: 414. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Honorary Life Member of Northwest Mining Association & Society of Mining Engineers. From 1964 to 1974, he was managing geologist for Freeport Exploration Company and evaluated mineral deposits in the Northwest and oil and gas projects for Freeport Oil Company in the states of Colorado and Wyoming.

From 1974 through 1994, Mr. Blair offered a wide variety of geological services and operated at F.H. Blair & Associates. During this period Mr. Blair had contracts with; 1) The Anschutz Corporation, which was a combination of oil, gas and mineral exploration; 2) Placer Dome, Inc.; 3) Puget Sound Energy; 4) Earth Resources, Inc.; 4) Pegasus Exploration, Inc.; 5) Agnico-Eagle (USA); 6) Bunker Hill Corp; 7) Gulf Resources, Inc.; 8) Fremont Mining Co.; 9) Canadian Superior; and 10) numerous small to mid-sized mineral and oil exploration companies. From 1995 to 1997 Mr. Blair managed a 500 square mile concession for Minerea Yamana, Inc, based in Asuncion, Paraguay. From 1997 to present, Mr. Blair has owned and operated Blair Exploration Associates (BLEXAS) based in Spokane, Washington. BLEXAS specializes in resource management and formulating and implementing exploration projects in North and South America. The primary targets of the exploration program are base metals and precious metals, which resulted in the discovery of the first lode gold deposit discovered in Paraguay.

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James W. Sears PhD — Consultant

He received his PhD from the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Queen's University, Canada, earned his MS degree in geology from the University of Wyoming, and his BS in Geology from Northern Arizona University. Dr. Sears was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America and received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the University of Montana.

He received his PhD from the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Queen's University, Canada, earned his MS degree in geology from the University of Wyoming, and his BS in Geology from Northern Arizona University. Dr. Sears was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America and received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the University of Montana.

Dr. James W. Sears has taught for nearly three decades in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Montana, where he holds the rank of Full Professor. Dr. Sears is a geologist specializing in structural geology, regional field geology, ore deposits and tectonics. He has worked throughout the Rocky Mountains of the US and Canada, as well as in the Appalachians, and in Russia, New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, Finland, and France. Dr. Sears has published some 250 professional works, including research papers in international geological journals, books, geological maps, geological field guides, websites, and abstracts. He has mapped and studied the geology and ore deposits of the Garnet Range for the last 28 years. It is through Dr. Sears’ in-depth knowledge, resulting from twenty-eight years of study during his tenure as a Professor of Geology at the University of Montana, and his experience as a consultant for other mining companies during their exploration and development of the Greater Garnet Area, of which our Garnet Property is a part, which leads the Company to determine he was a well-qualified consultant.

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Hannah Krusemark PME — Consultant

Mrs. Krusemark received her Bachelor of Science in Mine Engineer from the Colorado School of Mines in 2007. From 2008 to 2011, she was employed as a mining engineer by Goldcorp at the Musselwhite Mine in ON Canada, Nystar Tennessee Mines at the Coy mine in Jefferson City, TN and U.S. Silver at the Galena Mine in Wallace, Idaho.

Mrs. Krusemark received her Bachelor of Science in Mine Engineer from the Colorado School of Mines in 2007. From 2008 to 2011, she was employed as a mining engineer by Goldcorp at the Musselwhite Mine in ON Canada, Nystar Tennessee Mines at the Coy mine in Jefferson City, TN and U.S. Silver at the Galena Mine in Wallace, Idaho.

From 2012 to 2015 she was employed as a mine engineer and mine planner by Silver Opportunity Partners - Sunshine Mine Kellogg, ID. In this capacity she managed on site internal project scheduling including PEA, operations/development, shaft rehabilitation, special projects and asset procurement, worked closely with consulting groups during life of mine planning for PEA, conducted internal resource estimate evaluations for mining dilution, grade distributions and cutoff grade, long range mine planning including production and development design, sequencing and scheduling, plan cash flow and NSR modeling, assisted engineering consulting groups with geotechnical study of tailings facility for additional lift permitting, designed auxiliary development components, prepared cost estimation for power stations, pump stations, shaft stations, main settling sumps and booster fan airlocks. She was also responsible for developing detailed cost estimation and budgeting for production, development and operations planning, scenarios to introduce overhand and underhand production mining utilizing raise climbers. Other duties included coordinated with Sunshine management and contract mining group for short term development planning and survey data streamlining, short term and LOM ventilation planning and theoretical modeling for entire mine circuit including refrigeration, DPM management and fan selection, organized and led weekly planning meetings with all on-site departments and regularly reported plans and variances to executive management teams, regular responsibilities included surveying, ventilation surveying, face inspections, shaft inspections, key personnel on Mine Rescue team with Sunshine group during indirect firefighting and mine recovery.
From 2015 to 2018 she was employed by Transatlantic Mining Corporation as a mine engineer. In that capacity, she was established and managed MSHA regulatory documentation for multiple properties including ventilation and escape way plans, ground control plans, safety training plans, HazCom program, DPM management program mine/contractor identification, quarterly reporting and accident reporting. In addition, she engaged in technical due diligence on potential property acquisitions including resource estimation, block model review, compilation and 3D digitization of exploration sample databases, 3D stope design, mine design planning and scheduling, and economic valuation modeling, maintained digital data for operating and exploration properties including assay databases, 3D mine/stope models, survey data and MSHA regulatory documentation. She was also instrumental in drafting sections for NI43-101 compliant Preliminary Economic Analysis (PEA) including assay data digitization, resource modeling, resource estimation, mineable stope modeling, development and production design, development and production scheduling, economic valuation, sensitivity studies for various mining scenarios, and technical documentation write-ups. In this capacity she engaged in regular site visitations include coordination with on-site and management teams, surveying, ventilation surveying, face sampling and general mine inspections to ensure compliance to site plans and regulatory agencies including MSHA and BATF.

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Kyle Durrett — Consultant

2008. Mr. Durrett has been an active environmental scientist /mineral exploration geologist/underground mine grade control QA/QC professional since 2003. From 2002 to 2007 he was employed by BioMost, Inc., an environmental engineering firm where he was responsible for generating AutoCAD, ArcGIS, ArcView 3-D mine models of the underground workings and water table elevations studying complex multi watershed mine pools affecting numerous communities. In 2011 Mr. Durrett focused in the mineral exploration as a geologist working at the Empire Mine in Mackay, Idaho. Starting in 2012 he has been an independent geological consultant and worked on a wide range of mineral deposits and exploration projects primarily in Idaho, Montana, and Washington states. From 2016-2017 Mr. Durrett worked at the US Grant Mine in Virginia City, MT as an exploration geologist for TransAtlantic Mining. Mr. Durrett has been an active member of the Geological Society of America since 2002, an active member of the Tobacco Root Geological Society since 2009, an active member of the Belt Supergroup Geology Society since 2012, and an active member of the Western Montana Mining and Exploration Assn since 2011. Mr. Durrett is intimately acquainted with the local stratigraphy and geology of the Garnet mining district.

2008. Mr. Durrett has been an active environmental scientist /mineral exploration geologist/underground mine grade control QA/QC professional since 2003. From 2002 to 2007 he was employed by BioMost, Inc., an environmental engineering firm where he was responsible for generating AutoCAD, ArcGIS, ArcView 3-D mine models of the underground workings and water table elevations studying complex multi watershed mine pools affecting numerous communities. In 2011 Mr. Durrett focused in the mineral exploration as a geologist working at the Empire Mine in Mackay, Idaho. Starting in 2012 he has been an independent geological consultant and worked on a wide range of mineral deposits and exploration projects primarily in Idaho, Montana, and Washington states. From 2016-2017 Mr. Durrett worked at the US Grant Mine in Virginia City, MT as an exploration geologist for TransAtlantic Mining. Mr. Durrett has been an active member of the Geological Society of America since 2002, an active member of the Tobacco Root Geological Society since 2009, an active member of the Belt Supergroup Geology Society since 2012, and an active member of the Western Montana Mining and Exploration Assn since 2011. Mr. Durrett is intimately acquainted with the local stratigraphy and geology of the Garnet mining district.

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