Geological Consultants

Laurence Sookochoff, P.Eng.

Laurence Sookochoff has had over 50 years of experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry since his graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of British Columbia in 1966.

He has authored well over 1,400 reports and was a founding director of many companies including Corona Resources Ltd. which was instrumental in the discovery of the Hemlo gold deposit in 1982. The Hemlo discovery was the most significant gold discovery in North America and was in production as the David Bell Mine from 1982 to 2013 having produced 4,233,429 ounces of gold.

Laurence Sookochoff brings a wealth of experience to Belmont Resources Ltd. in Belmont’s acquisition of mineral properties in the historic Phoenix Mining Camp located between Grand Forks and Greenwood in the southern interior of British Columbia. He worked at the Phoenix Mine when Granby operated the Phoenix Mine from 1959 to 1976. He was the supervisor of the diamond drilling and drift development at the adjacent Golden Crown Mine, in addition to the supervision of an exploration program at the recent Belmont acquisition of the Pathfinder Property.

James Ebisch M.Sc., P.Geo

James is a resident of Washington State and will be supervising exploration programs on the Lone Star project and in particular the upcoming Lone Star drill program.

James is very familiar with the Lone Star having published several technical reports on the project.

  • Ebisch, J.F., 1990: Geology and Mineralization at the Lone Star Property, Ferry County, Washington and Greenwood Camp, B.C. for Kennecott Exploration Company, February.
  • Ebisch, J.F., 1991: Lone Star Project Report, Ferry County, Washington, January.
  • Ebisch, J.F., 1991: Geology of the Lone Star Property, Ferry County, Washington, for Northwest Washington Geological Society Meeting, July.

Mr. Ebisch has extensive experience in domestic and international mineral exploration, conducting generative and project level exploration activities for precious metals, base metals, and industrial minerals.

His forte is detailed geological mapping, structural interpretation, and resultant drill-target definition.

He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (1980) and a Master of Science Degree in Geology from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas (1984). He is a Registered Member of the Society of Mining Engineers (SME) since 2011 and an Oregon State Licensed Geologist in good standing since 1986. He is also a NI 43-101 Qualified Person and has completed a significant number of NI 43-101 reports for various publicly-traded Canadian resource companies.