An independent desktop review has now identified eleven potential target areas at the Concordia copper project in South Africa, said Galileo Resources (LON:GLR).
Five of these have near surface potential said Colin Bird, Galileo’s chief executive, with tungsten potential also identified in historic mining areas.
Low-cost ground investigation comprising detailed mapping, induced polarisation (IP) geophysics and geochemistry is planned next.
Bird said: "When we embarked on this exercise we were optimistic that our current view would be confirmed independently.
“We expect to complete phase 1 (desktop study) in early July and immediately progress to ground-truthing and possibly resource modelling with current available data.
“A bonus of this exercise has been the discovery of wolframite trends on the property; wolframite being a primary ore mineral of tungsten, the current 180-day ore price of which is up by some 10% to date.”
Galileo can earn-in a 51% beneficial interest in Concordia copper project with R10mln (approximately £500,000) of exploration over 14 months.