Technical Team

Leger-Redrock-SignARTHUR R. LEGER, M.Sc. (Geology)
Vice President of Exploration

  • Forty (40) years of mining and exploration experience
  • Directly and indirectly responsible for the discovery of over twenty (20) million ounces of gold in Nevada
  • Chief mine geologist at Hanna Mining’s Nickel Mountain Mine, Oregon
  • Led Gold Fields Mining Corporation’s exploration team from 1981 to 1990
  • Managed an exploration team in the Mother Lode and West Gold Belts in California leading to the discovery of the Big Canyon gold property
  • Identified the potential and developed the exploration program leading to the eventual discovery of the Pipeline gold deposit, Nevada
  • Certified Professional Geologist and licensed geologist/hydrogeologist
  • “Qualified Person” as stated in Canadian National Instrument 43-101


SmithSHEA “CLARK” SMITH, M.Sc. (Geochemistry)
Consulting Geochemist

  • President and Chief Geochemist of Shea Clark Smith / MEG, Inc.
  • Thirty seven (37) years of experience in applied mineral exploration geochemistry
  • Formerly Chief Geochemist for American Selection Trust (Amselco-Kennecott-British Petroleum), Phillips Petroleum/Strategic Minerals Division, and Houston Oil & Minerals. In 1984 he founded Minerals Exploration & Environmental Geochemistry.
  • Geochemical Methods Development
  • Biogeochemistry
    • Mercury Soil Gas
    • Weak soil extraction (CheLeach)
    • Sample Preparation
    • Quality Assurance (QAQC)
    • Geochemical Reference Standards
    • Over 50 active clients worldwide

CLARK JORGENSEN, M.Sc. (Geophysical Engineering)
Consulting Geophysicist

  • Twenty (20) years of mineral exploration experience in both acquisition and interpretation
  • Sixteen (16) years as contract geophysicist
  • B.A. in physics and M.Sc. in geophysical engineering
  • Worked for Kennecott (Rio Tinto) Corporation
  • Geophysical exploration activities throughout North America and Africa
  • Owner of both geophysical equipment and processing/modeling software