During the month an Air Core drilling
program was completed at Karinga Creek Potash where 28 holes were completed for 1298m at an average depth of 46m on EL25080.
First Quantum has conducted two phases of reverse circulation drilling, and one campaign of diamond drilling since shallow, first pass air core drilling
initially outlined the Lufua deposit in 2002 (see attached map: http://www2.
These samples were selected from a 3564 meter air core drilling
program at Areas 1, 2 and 3, representing apparent phosphate intersections determined in the field by hand held Niton XRF analyses.
Previous air core drilling
by Etruscan had intersected disseminated gold along the eastern contact of an intrusive porphyry over down-the-hole widths of 18-36 meters with average grades of up to 2.
STALLION TARGET air core drilling
is completed with 221 vertical drill holes totalling 16,914m of drilling.
A reconnaissance air core drilling
program was completed in June 2003 to test the various anomalies.
Exploration testing of the southern extensions of Rogan Josh in September 2009, with air core drilling
, had located a 900m zone of supergene gold anomalism (Dalray) in the south east corner of the project, corresponding to projected strike extensions of the Hannans Shear.
The air core drilling
rig was mobilized to the "Rwamagaza" grid on March 16, and has begun detailed grid drilling on the Thompson's Quarry target area, where a 1968 UN diamond drill hole returned a 4.
NORTH PORTIA (Havilah 100%, copper-gold-molybdenum)During the quarter a 3,200 metre, 27 hole shallow air core drilling
program was completed.