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Oriole Resources' partner starts deeper drilling at Dalafin in Senegal

Reverse circulation programme will drill 3,000m at three main targets

A reverse circulation drilling programme is underway at Oriole Resources PLC’s (LON:ORR) Dalafin prospect in eastern Senegal.

Canadian group IAMGOLD is undertaking the drilling as part of its option to earn a 70% interest through US$8mln of exploration.

WATCH: Oriole Resources' partner begins RC drill programme at Senegal project

The drilling will target three main zones: A 1.5km long, broadly west-northwest-trending anomaly; an artisanal mining site in the northeast of the licence and a gold anomaly extending over 400m.

A diamond drill rig has also been mobilised to validate the two best intersections previously reported by Oriole: MBDD-002 in the southeast and MBRC-117 in the west.

Holes will be drilled towards the east and to a depth of 100m and 150m (87m and 130m true depth) at each target, respectively.

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