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AfriTin Mining starts validation drilling at Uis in Namibia

Drilling is expected to continue through to the fist quarter of 2019 and comprise 3950m distributed over 27 holes
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Almost 4,000m will be drilled

AfriTin Mining Limited (LON:ATM) has started drilling at the Uis in Namibia to firm up the resource ahead of the planned re-opening of the tin mine.

 Anthony Viljoen, the AIM-listed firm's chief executive, said the historical database originally created for Uis is extensive with a high level of detail and will be used to speed up the validation drilling and exploration programme.

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Uis’ main mining period was between 1959 and 1991 and there are complete datasets comprising collar information, assays, downhole surveys and geological logs for a total of 148 holes drilled during the period.

In addition to the tin content, AfriTin will also be investigating the potential for economic concentrations of lithium and tantalum in the Uis pegmatites.

Drilling is expected to continue through to the first quarter of 2019 and comprise 3950m distributed over 27 holes

Mapping and sampling work has also started at two other licences in Namibia, ML129 and ML 133. 

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