Auris Minerals maiden drilling has returned consistent grades of gold along strike, plus the possibility for deep mineralisation dipping perpendicular to known geology at the Durack East prospect, part of the company’s promising Feather Cap gold project in Western Australia’s Bryah Basin.
Volcanic Hosted Massive Sulphide gold mineralisation, with standout grades of 2.37 grammes per tonne from 32m and 5m at 1.87g/t Au from 30m along the 2km eastern strike along strike, promotes a 6.2km gold zone between Feather Cap and its Morck Well joint venture project.
The thick trend has an interpreted apparent dip of between -45° to -70° to the south on reverse circulation drill lines, suggesting high-grade mineralisation along structures intersecting or at the sub-vertical intersection with favourable regolith boundaries.
“These initial RC results improve our understanding of this shallow zone of gold mineralisation at Durack East and provide a solid platform to plan for our follow-up drill programme,” managing director Mike Hendriks said.
“Further drilling is required to define this mineralised trend better, and we are working to obtain the necessary heritage clearances to commence air core drilling this quarter,”
“Additional Air Core drilling is planned at Durack East, resulting in a drill spacing of 200m over the interpreted mineralised trend at the Durack East prospect.”
Drilling will commence following heritage surveying scheduled for late February 2022.
Multi-element results should be available in around five weeks.
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