Tertiary Minerals - Project Acquisitions & Total Voting Rights
Project Acquisitions & Total Voting Rights
Ø 4 claims, 11km north of
Ø Main target - exposed skarn copper-silver mineralisation in limestone adjacent to granite contact.
Ø Outcropping mineralisation assayed 59 grammes/tonne (g/t) silver 1.4% copper, 2.4% lead and 1.8% zinc.
Ø Waste samples from old workings assay up to 181 g/t silver, 3.9% copper, 10.1% lead and 1.2% zinc.
Ø Notice Level Permit submitted for trenching programme.
· Mt Tobin Silver Prospect
Ø 4 claims staked, 73km south of
Ø Covers large area of hydrothermal alteration 60m wide x 1,200m long.
Ø Large silver geochemical anomaly recorded by previous explorer.
Ø Mapping and sampling planned.
· Lucky Copper Prospect
Ø 13 claims, 96 km northeast of the major porphyry copper mining town of
Ø Copper gossan exposed in old workings.
Ø 1951 drill hole ended in mineralisation, intersected 20.4m at 0.65% copper to bottom of the hole at 77.7m depth.
Ø Targeting disseminated replacement/porphyry copper mineralisation.
Ø Mapping, geophysics and soil sampling planned to help define drill targets.
Commenting today, Executive Chairman
"We have generated these projects at a very low cost to the Company in line with our strategy to expand our portfolio of gold, silver and base metal projects in
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The company has staked 4 mining claims 11km north of
Peg Leg was originally prospected for tungsten which occurs in grey marble. The Company's reconnaissance sampling has confirmed the tungsten content in one skarn layer within the limestone where sampling across 11m width in an old shallow trench returned 11m at 0.22% tungsten.
Of greater interest, however, is an outcrop of mineralisation exposed adjacent to the granite contact which assayed 59 grammes/tonne (g/t) silver 1.4% copper, 2.4% lead and 1.8% zinc. The thickness of this outcropping mineralisation is not known as it is largely obscured by scree and old mine waste. The waste pile from a nearby shallow mine shaft contains material assaying up to 181 g/t silver, 3.9% copper, 10.1% lead and 1.2% zinc.
A Notice-level Permit Application has been submitted to enable a programme of trenching to expose and sample this mineralisation.
Mt Tobin Silver-Gold Prospect
This project comprises 4 newly staked claims located 73km south of
The prospect was first highlighted in a 1985 Masters Thesis which describes a zone of stratiform mineralisation in chert and silicified sediments over a thickness of 45-60m thick and a strike length of 1,200m. At that time the ground was held by
Further work, to include mapping and sampling, is planned to evaluate this zone of mineralisation.
Lucky Copper Prospect
The Company has staked 13 claims on the east side of the old Aurum mining centre, 96km northeast of the major porphyry copper mining town of
In the 1950's the area was under the control of the
In 1951 a shallow churn (percussion) dill hole was sited on the pediment to the east of the adit to test the down dip extension of this mineralisation and intersected copper mineralised limestone and porphyry beneath alluvium of the pediment slope. The 20.4m thickness of this sequence assayed 0.65% copper to the bottom of the hole at 77.7m depth. The hole therefore ended in mineralisation.
The Company is targeting disseminated replacement/porphyry copper mineralisation and a programme of mapping and soil sampling is planned to help define drill targets.
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