Aurumin's (ASX:AUN) true believers are scrambling to secure shares this morning as the company unveils a 344m long core sample with gold consistent throughout.
While grades may be on the lower end, this is less important than the sheer volume of in-core mineralisation, at over one third of a kilometre.
The 344m core reported today comes from a diamond drill rig, and is not based on rock-chip analysis.
Two Mile hill, from where the result was pulled, is part of Aurumin’s wholly owned Central Sandstone gold project in WA.
An RC drill rig finished off the first 109m of the hole providing today’s results, and a diamond drill rig then pushed ahead downhole to 580m.
Aurumin’s geos note visible gold is evident in the core at multiple sections.
An average grade of 1.1 grams of gold per tonne (g/t) is awarded the whole length, but a 40m section of 2g/t was also logged.
Investor information service Undervalued Equity notes that 1g/t - 3g/t is considered low-to-mid grade.
“We are very happy with progress [as we] look for new deposits and advance the 500koz deposit with deep holes,” Aurumin managing director Brad Valiukas said.
“We continue to see the Two Mile Hill underground deposit as a key part of the project with the scale to potentially underpin future production.”
“We look forward to future results, with the 4th diamond drill hole and programme now completed.”
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