– The interpreted strike of the Mt Stirling gold system exceeds 1.160km with Mt Stirling Main Zone; Hanging Wall and Viserion lodes all remaining open along strike and down-dip.
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– The interpreted strike of the Mt Stirling gold system exceeds 1.160km with Mt Stirling Main Zone; Hanging Wall and Viserion lodes all remaining open along strike and down-dip.
– Assay results and footprint continue to track on par and are consistent with regional significant discoveries, e.g. St Barbara’s (ASX:SBM) 4.8Moz Gwalia Mine and Saracen’s (ASX:SAR) 3.8Moz Thunderbox Mine, with the Mt Stirling Gold System remaining open in all directions.
– Torian awaiting results from 3 drill holes to be incorporated to the interim Resource Estimate; in addition to 11 SE Phase 2 drill holes; 16 holes at Stirling Well and 19 holes from Diorite, with results forthcoming.
– Mt Stirling Regional targeting has identified numerous Priority 1 and Priority 2 targets along four key structural corridors; Viserion Shear (3.4km); Wonambi Shear (2.2km); Ursus Fault (2.5km) and Blue Jacket (2.2km) for immediate follow-up exploration including AV drilling.
– Torian is now fully funded to conduct its 50,000m drilling campaign in 2021.
Torian’s Executive Director Mr Peretz Schapiro said “Cracking 1km of Strike at Mt Stirling represents a significant milestone for our company. With each batch of results received, it becomes clearer and clearer to us that we’re sitting on something quite substantial at Mt Stirling. We have demonstrated that we are ‘on the system’, with our immediate task being to define the actual footprint of Mt Stirling, as it continues to remain open along strike and depth.
Should results confirm our interpretation of a shear-hosted gold system that continues at depth, for considerable down-dip depth, it would mean that Mt Stirling’s multiple gold structures continue to have the potential to depth and resemble that of regional operating gold mines e.g St Barbara’s (ASX:SBM) 4.8Moz Gwalia Mine and Saracen’s (ASX:SAR) 3.8Moz Thunderbox Mine, given it remains open in all directions.
Whilst we were frustrated at having to delay the resource update, in hindsight it is clear that we made the correct decision to delay, as the estimate will now include this set of excellent results. Had we opted to not delay the resource estimate update, these assays would not have been included.
Results received continue to fill us with confidence that when our interim resource estimate is completed later this month, it will result in a significant update to our tonnage and gold ounces at Mt Stirling. The interim resource will provide the Company with strong fundamental backing as we continue our journey to develop Mt Stirling into a Gold Camp.
In addition to attempting to prove up a larger footprint at Mt Stirling itself, we will soon be actively following up with other high priority targets in the region. For instance, there have been historical gold intercepts 1.2km NW and along strike from Mt Stirling. We are excited about a potential connection between Mt Stirling Well and Mt Stirling. We will be following up on the Blue Jacket prospect to the east, which has historical gold intercepts alongside some deep historical shafts, in addition to following up on the newly discovered eastern zone at Mt Stirling and the prolific Ursus fault (Figure 11*). We are also looking forward to follow up work on Diorite, particularly around the high grade historical mines and soil and rock chip anomalies.
2021 is shaping up to be an exciting year for our Company as we anticipate significant news flow over the coming weeks and months. We eagerly await the remaining results from Mt Stirling, some of which will feed into our resource upgrade, in addition to the results from 18 drillholes at Stirling Well, 19 exploratory drill holes at Diorite and the continued exploration of our Mt Stirling and Diorite projects.
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About Torian Resources Limited:
Torian Resources Ltd (ASX:TNR) is a gold exploration and development company with an extensive and strategic land holding comprising eight projects and over 400km2 of tenure in the Goldfields Region of Western Australia.
Torian’s flagship project, Zuleika, is located along the world-class Zuleika Shear. The Zuleika Shear is the fourth largest gold producing region in Australia and consistently produces some of the country’s highest grade and lowest cost gold mines. Torian’s Zuleika project lies north and partly along strike of several major gold deposits including Northern Star’s (ASX:NST) 7.0Moz East Kundana Joint Venture and Evolutions (ASX:EVN) 1.8Moz Frogs Legs and White Foil deposits.
Torian’s other projects include the strategically located Mt Stirling and Malcolm Projects in the Leonora region (near Red 5’s King of the Hills Project), where it recently completed updated Mineral Resource Estimates and preliminary scoping studies, and a suite of other projects in the Kalgoorlie region including Credo Well JV Zuleika JV, Bonnie Vale, Gibraltar and Mount Monger/Wombola.
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eMetals Director Mathew Walker commented: “We are delighted drilling is underway on the Company’s highly prospective Nardoo Rare Metals Project.
Drilling to date has confirmed the thickness and strike continuity of pegmatites at Beryl Well which have historical tantalite, beryl and lithium occurrences. Mapping at Morrissey South shows further potential, with mapping of huge pegmatites, and we await the results of initial sampling to determine ongoing exploration objectives.
At the Poona Project, the Company has developed the Mughal Ni- Cu-PGE project from its initial soil sampling results to an initial moving loop EM survey within 6 months, with a field crew on site. We expect to receive finalised results in the coming months.”
This announcement has been authorised by the Board of eMetals Limited.
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The information in this announcement that relates to Exploration Results is based on and fairly represents information and supporting documentation prepared by Mr Roland Gotthard. Mr Gotthard is a consultant geologist for eMetals and a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr Gotthard has sufficient experience relevant to the styles of mineralisation and types of deposits which are covered in this announcement and to the activity which they are undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2012 edition of the ‘Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves’ (“JORC Code”). Mr Gotthard consents to the inclusion in this announcement of the matters based on his information in the form and context in which it appears.
Discovery Harbour Resources Corp. (TSXV: DHR) (OTC Pink: DCHRF) (FSE: 4GW) (the “Company” or “Discovery Harbour”) is pleased to announce that Newcrest Resources Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Newcrest Mining Limited (“Newcrest”), has provided the details of its planned program for the Fortuity 89 epithermal gold property in Nevada.
The Fortuity 89 property covers very limited outcrop surrounded by a large covered area. The outcrop and interpreted geology are prospective for concealed low sulphidation epithermal gold mineralization below shallow unconsolidated alluvial gravels. Newcrest’s planned activities include a geophysical program encompassing a 675 line kilometre drone airborne magnetic survey, a 250 station ground gravity survey and a 45 line kilometre audio band magnetotellurics (AMT) resistivity survey. It is intended that geologic and alteration sampling and mapping will also be undertaken with a soil geochemical sampling program. The intended outcome of this program is to identify potential drill targets for testing this calendar year.
Mark Fields, the Company’s President and CEO, states “We are very pleased to see Newcrest is rapidly advancing activity on Fortuity 89 through the planned evaluation and target identification for a drill program. Newcrest has committed an initial minimum commitment of US$1.5 million to begin the evaluation of the Fortuity 89 property (see Discovery Harbour news release, March 9, 2021). It is an exciting time for Discovery Harbour shareholders with both the Caldera and Fortuity 89 property programs quickly advancing. The properties are only a few kilometres apart with similar geology and gold deposition models.”
Mark Fields, P.Geo., is the Qualified Person for Discovery Harbour as defined in NI 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical contents of this news release.
For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.discoveryharbour.com.
About Discovery Harbour
Discovery Harbour is focused on sourcing, exploring and developing mineral properties in mining-friendly jurisdictions. Its current primary focus is to undertake a drill program on Caldera, a low sulphidation epithermal gold project in Nevada. Additionally, Discovery Harbour has an agreement with Newcrest Resources, Inc on its Fortuity 89 property in Nevada.
Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) (TSX: NCM) (PNGX: NCM) is one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. Its purpose is to create a brighter future for people through safe and responsible mining. Newcrest owns and operates a portfolio of predominantly low cost, long life mines and a strong pipeline of brownfield and greenfield exploration projects – predominantly in the Asia-Pacific and North and South America.
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Tempus Resources Ltd. (“Tempus” or “the Company”) (ASX:TMR)(TSXV:TMRR) is pleased to provide an update on the exploration plan for the upcoming field season at the Blackdome-Elizabeth Gold Project, located in British Columbia, Canada
The 2021 exploration program at Elizabeth and Blackdome is fully permitted and on schedule to commence at the end of Q2, 2021. The program will consist of 7,500 metres of down plunge and along strike diamond drilling at Elizabeth to expand the known gold mineralisation, in parallel with detailed alteration and mapping studies at Blackdome in support of future resource expansion drilling.
President & CEO, Jason Bahnsen commented, “We are excited to recommence drilling at the Elizabeth Project in the coming months and continue to expand the high-grade gold system along strike and at depth. At Blackdome, we plan to complete an extensive alteration study to define the overall epithermal model for the deposit and aid in target definition for future drill campaigns.”
Recap of 2020 Exploration Results
The Company began drilling at Elizabeth in November 2020 and completed 11 holes for 2,006 metres before closing operations for the season in late December. Assays returned bonanza grade gold intercepts including:
Refer to the Tempus announcement “Tempus Resources – Announces High-Grade Assay Results at Elizabeth Project 8 February 2021″ for full details of the 2020 Elizabeth drilling results.
The 2020 Blackdome exploration program included a total of 26 holes (5,087 metres) drilled at various targets at Blackdome, including the Giant Vein, No.17 Vein, No.19 Vein, Redbird Vein, New Vein and the No.3 Vein. Results returned assays of up to 28.3 g/t gold and 513 g/t silver in intercepts. Refer to the Tempus announcement “Tempus Resources – Announces High Grade Gold and Silver Intersected at Blackdome 30 November 2020″ for full details of the 2020 Blackdome drilling results.
2021 Exploration Plan – Blackdome Elizabeth Project
The high-grade quartz veins encountered in the 2020 drilling at Elizabeth show close geological similarities to the Bralorne mesothermal vein system which has been mined to a depth of approximately 2,000 metres and suggests there is strong potential to extend the mineralisation down plunge from the current deepest intersections that are approximately 200 metres below surface.
Tempus is planning on drilling 7,500 metres at Elizabeth during the 2021 field season. The 2021 drilling will focus on three areas: (Figure 1 and Figure 2)
Other work planned during the field season includes the completion of a high resolution aeromagnetic survey over the entire 115 square km Elizabeth claim area.
The Company has undertaken an optical sorting study on the Elizabeth ore based on analysis and testing of drill core samples. Results are expected in Q2 2021.
Based on geological observations of epithermal quartz textures and associated alteration from the Giant Vein drill core, gold mineralisation to the west of the historically mined high-grade zones at Blackdome (No. 1 and No. 2 veins) appears to have been developed in the upper portion of the paleo epithermal system. If confirmed, this would indicate the potential for higher grade mineralisation, down, dip closer to the boiling zone.
Tempus is currently conducting a detailed alteration zonation study based on the spectral analysis of 1,100 drill core pulps collected from the 2020 drill program. The alteration study will provide guidance as to the temperature of formation and will provide insight into the vertical zonation of the epithermal system and the location of high-grade mineralisation. The results of the study will be used to design a drill program to test deeper drill targets located on numerous well defined structures to the West of the historic Blackdome mine.
Re-interpretation of historical aeromagnetic data at Blackdome has identified targets approximately 1 kilometre to the NW of the historic workings that have not been subject to any exploration work and exhibit structures similar to known high-grade veins. This area was historically considered to be at too low of an elevation to host high-grade gold mineralisation, but data compiled from historic maps and plans shows abundant evidence for post mineral block faulting, which opens up the possibility for discoveries in these previously neglected areas. (See Figure 3)
The 2021 exploration program at Blackdome will focus on the completion of a detailed alteration zonation study of the epithermal system at Blackdome and mapping and sampling at the unexplored NW Zone anomaly.
The planned program will include:
Figure 1 – Elizabeth Plan View Showing 2020 and Planned 2021 Drill Locations
Figure 2 – Elizabeth SW Vein Long Section (looking Northwest)
Figure 3 – Blackdome 2021 Exploration Zones
This announcement has been authorised by the Board of Directors of Tempus Resources Limited.
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Information in this report relating to Exploration Results is based on information reviewed by Mr. Kevin Piepgrass, who is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the province of BC (APEGBC), which is a recognised Professional Organisation (RPO), and an employee of Tempus Resources. Mr. Piepgrass has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined by the 2012 Edition of the Australasian Code for reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves, and as a Qualified Person for the purposes of NI43-101. Mr. Piepgrass consents to the inclusion of the data in the form and context in which it appears.
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About Tempus Resources Ltd
Tempus Resources Ltd (“Tempus”) is a growth orientated gold exploration company listed on ASX (“TMR”) and TSX.V (“TMRR”) and OTCQB (“TMRFF”) stock exchanges. Tempus is actively exploring projects located in Canada and Ecuador. The flagship project for Tempus is the Blackdome-Elizabeth Project, a high grade gold past producing project located in Southern British Columbia. Tempus is currently midway through a drill program at Blackdome-Elizabeth that will form the basis of an updated NI43-101/JORC resource estimate in 2021. The second key group of projects for Tempus are the Rio Zarza and Valle del Tigre projects located in south east Ecuador. The Rio Zarza project is located adjacent to Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte project. The Valle del Tigre project is currently subject to a sampling program to develop anomalies identified through geophysical work.
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Rio Tinto has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) for an updated funding plan (the “Funding Plan”) for the completion of the Oyu Tolgoi (OT) Underground Project in Mongolia. The Funding Plan addresses the estimated remaining known funding requirement of approximately $2.3 billion 1 , building on and replacing the arrangements established in the Memorandum of Understanding that Rio Tinto and TRQ previously entered into on 9 September, 2020.
Under the HoA, subject to securing approval by OT LLC and any required support from the Government of Mongolia, and subject to timing, availability, and terms and conditions being acceptable to both parties, Rio Tinto and TRQ will:
Rio Tinto Copper Chief Executive Bold Baatar said “This agreement and alignment with TRQ represents a major milestone in the continued development of Oyu Tolgoi, which is expected to become one of the world’s largest copper mines and a significant contributor to the Mongolian economy for years to come. Commencing the re-profiling whilst concurrently listening, engaging and resolving the concerns of the Government of Mongolia are critical steps to maintaining momentum on the timely delivery of the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project.”
“We are pleased to have reached a constructive and equitable agreement with Rio Tinto to fund the Oyu Tolgoi underground development,” stated Steve Thibeault, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Turquoise Hill. “With a binding funding agreement now in place that sets out a process along a known timeline, we will be able to move ahead as expeditiously as possible with the development of the underground project at Oyu Tolgoi. We remain committed to continue delivering a benefit to all stakeholders, including Mongolia and its citizens, and to delivering significant long-term value for TRQ as this project progresses.”
Rio Tinto and TRQ have agreed to jointly obtain an order dismissing the current arbitration on a without prejudice basis, including an order vacating the interim measures order.
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Rio Tinto currently beneficially owns 102,196,643 common shares of TRQ, representing approximately 50.8% of the issued and outstanding common shares of TRQ. Rio Tinto also has anti-dilution rights that permit it to acquire additional securities of TRQ so as to maintain its proportionate equity interest in TRQ from time to time.
As the subscription price for and the amount of any rights offering or other equity offering is not determinable at this time, the number of TRQ common shares Rio Tinto will beneficially own following closing of any such equity offering cannot be determined at this time.
Except in connection with any such equity offering, Rio Tinto has no present intention of acquiring additional securities of TRQ. Depending upon its evaluation of the business, prospects and financial condition of TRQ, the market for TRQ’s securities, general economic and tax conditions and other factors, Rio Tinto may directly or indirectly acquire or sell some or all of the securities of TRQ.
This announcement is authorised for release to the market by, and a copy of the related early warning report may be obtained from, Rio Tinto’s Group Company Secretary.
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1 The estimated remaining funding requirement is based on the terms of the HoA and current anticipated copper prices, among other factors, and does not include funding, if any, which may become required for a power plant.
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