Bottle Creek Exploration Update
- More than 10,000 metres of RC drilling completed at Bottle Creek Gold Project
- RC drilling milestone condition satisfies Option to Purchase Agreement
- 8,800 samples to date have been delivered to ALS Kalgoorlie laboratory
- Challenge Drilling now on site completing the deeper RC drilling program
- POW's lodged for deeper drill holes testing ore shoots beneath the VB pit
- Additional POW lodged to drill the historical Bottle Creek tailings dams
- DDH1 Drilling is scheduled to commence diamond drilling 8 May 2018
A condition of the Option to Purchase Agreement (see Note 1 below) was the completion of a minimum of 8,000m of RC drilling by Alt Resources. This condition is now satisfied, representing a significant step in the acquisition process of the Bottle Creek Gold Project asset.
The Company is well ahead of schedule with the RC drilling and to date has drilled in excess of 10,000 metres since drilling commenced on 12 March 2018. Additionally we have lodged 8,800 samples with ALS Kalgoorlie laboratory. Assaying is progressive and will be ongoing over several weeks with the Company announcing 2,400 metres of results to date over the past 4 weeks (see Note 2, 3 below).
DDH1 Drilling are scheduled to arrive onsite 8 May 2018 to commence diamond coring for metallurgical and density studies to be used in resource modelling. The Company has engaged Jorvik Resources to manage this stage of development at Bottle Creek.
A Plan of Works (POW') has been lodged with the WA Department to drill the high-grade ore shoots identified in the Norgold historical records (see Note 4 below) and additionally the Company has lodged a POW to undertake extensive drilling across the Bottle Creek tailings dams located on site.
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About Alt Resources Ltd
Alt Resources Limited (ASX:ARS) is an Australian based mineral exploration company that aims to become a gold producer by exploiting historical and new gold prospects across quality assets and to build value for shareholders. The Company's portfolio of assets includes the newly acquired Bottle Creek gold mine located in the Mt Ida gold belt, the Paupong IRG Au-Cu-Ag mineral system in the Lachlan Orogen NSW, Myalla polymetallic Au-Cu-Zn project east of Dalgety in NSW and the Mt Roberts gold project located near the town of Leinster in WA.
Alt Resources, having acquired historical and under-explored tenements in the Mt Ida Gold Belt, aims to consolidate the historical resources, mines and new gold targets identified within the region. Potential at Mt Ida exists for a centralised production facility to service multiple mines and to grow the Mt Ida Gold Belt project to be a sustainable and profitable mining operation.
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