Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) Central Eyre Iron Project 2011 Stage VI Drilling Programme Update Fortnight to 12 August 2011
Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) Central Eyre Iron Project 2011 Stage VI Drilling Programme Update Fortnight to 12 August 2011
Perth, Aug 16, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) is pleased to advise that Stage VI drilling at the Central Eyre Iron Project (CEIP) continues to proceed to plan.

CEIP Summary

- The Stage VI drilling programme investigates the western extension of Murphy South.

- Four rigs drilling diamond tails, with several holes ending in mineralisation at downhole depths of approximately 700m.

- Traverses completed to date continue to confirm the thickening of the orebody eastward and adjacent to the Stage V drilling programme at Murphy South.

- Programme on track to define a mineral resource estimate of considerable size and tonnage additional to the current 1.01Bt identified at Murphy South.

Progress to date
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Hole Type   Metres Completed (m)  Holes Completed (No.)
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RC (pre-collar- 
all complete)          5,078                63
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Diamond (tail)        16,558                51
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The exploration target for Murphy South (western extension), across the 10 traverses designed for the Stage VI drilling programme, is 500-800Mt magnetite gneiss.

The Stage VI drilling programme comprises 64 diamond drill holes for over 25,000m. Crosssections of traverses A, D, E, F, G and H are presented below. The geology intersected in all traverses is consistent with interpretations from inversion modelling of detailed, high resolution aeromagnetic surveys. As expected a general thickening of the sequence occurs eastwards.

For the complete Iron Road Limited announcement including figures, please refer to the following link:
http://media.abnnewswire.net/media/en/docs/69002-ASX-IRD-553315.pdf

About Iron Road Limited

Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) is an Australia-based company. The Company is engaged in exploration and evaluation of its iron ore ground holdings. Its projects include the Central Eyre Iron project, Gawler Iron project and Windarling Iron project. The Central Eyre Iron Project consists of three distinct prospects: Warramboo, Kopi and Hambidge. The Company focuses on establishing a resource inventory that underpins a 5 to 10 metric tons per annum (Mtpa) magnetite export operation. It contains magnetite-bearing gneiss units with a cumulative strike length. Gawler Iron project includes over ten areas of known iron occurrences, including the Mt Christie deposit. A total of 252 in-situ rock chip and grab samples from 10 localities at the West Gawler project returned an average grade of 53.4% Fe. The Company developed a stage plan of ground work on Windarling project.

 


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Email: astocks@ironroadlimited.com.au
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