leadf
logo-loader
viewEclipse Metals

Eclipse Metals to complete ground magnetometer survey ahead of drilling at Amamoor Manganese Project

The ground magnetometer survey will cover the main area of manganese workings prior to diamond drilling and is expected to facilitate more effective siting of drill holes.

Eclipse Metals - Eclipse Metals to complete ground magnetometer survey ahead of drilling at the Anamoor Manganese Project
An initial program of 2,100 metres of traverses is planned

Eclipse Metals Ltd (ASX:EPM) has scheduled a detailed ground magnetometer to be completed ahead of stage two drilling at the Amamoor Manganese Project in southeast Queensland.

Petrophysical studies on mineralised and non-mineralised diamond drill core from the 2018 program demonstrated that high-grade manganese displays significant magnetic susceptibility.

The survey is expected to more definitively indicate hidden lenses of high-grade manganese mineralisation indicated from gravity surveys.

Initial traverses

An initial program of 2,100 metres of traverses over the main area of old workings is expected to provide structural data and indicate the advantage of conducting more extensive surveys to extend the area of known mineralisation.

Such an extended survey would cover satellite manganese occurrences near Amamoor which could constitute mill-feed to support a mining operation.

Proposed magnetic survey area.

Stage two drilling

This survey work will cover the main area of manganese workings and is expected to facilitate a more effective siting of drill holes.

First stage shallow drilling produced high-grade results including 3.2 metres at 59.8% MnO from a depth of 8.8 metres in steeply-dipping high-grade lenses.

The second stage drilling program is targeted to delineate extensions of these lenses and to test other mineralised outcrop areas with an aim of developing the potential for a high-grade manganese resource.

Diamond drilling is expected to begin in the second half of September 2020.

Quick facts: Eclipse Metals

Price: 0.018 AUD

ASX:EPM
Market: ASX
Market Cap: $31.68 m
Follow

Add related topics to MyProactive

Create your account: sign up and get ahead on news and events

NO INVESTMENT ADVICE

The Company is a publisher. You understand and agree that no content published on the Site constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is...

In exchange for publishing services rendered by the Company on behalf of Eclipse Metals named herein, including the promotion by the Company of Eclipse Metals in any Content on the Site, the Company receives from...

FOR OUR FULL DISCLAIMER CLICK HERE

Market Report: All eyes on US tech earnings bonanza week ahead

FTSE 100 made small early gains as hopes rose for a bonanza week of earnings from the US tech giants after Microsoft delivered handsomely last night. London’s blue-chip index rose 5 to 6,658.   Microsoft smashed forecasts for its latest quarter as home workers sent demand for Xbox gaming...

7 hours, 12 minutes ago

2 min read