Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) Completed Stage VI Drilling Programme at Central Eyre Iron Project
Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) Completed Stage VI Drilling Programme at Central Eyre Iron Project
Perth, Sep 27, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD) is pleased to advise that Stage VI drilling at the Central Eyre Iron Project (CEIP) is complete.

CEIP Summary

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

- A total of 64 holes were drilled for 26,884m with processing of diamond core on track to meet the mineral resource estimation deadline.

- Geotechnical drilling programme for 1,890m has commenced over the same area.

- Indications are that a mineral resource estimate of considerable size and tonnage will be defined additional to the current 1.01Bt already identified at Murphy South.
Progress to date
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Hole Type       Metres Completed    Holes Completed
                       (m)              (No.)
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RC (pre-collar       5,078               64
- all complete) 
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Diamond (tail-       21,806              64
all complete)
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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 26,884m. Cross-sections of traverses A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are presented below. The geology intersected in all traverses is consistent with interpretations from inversion modelling of high resolution aeromagnetic surveys. A general thickening of the sequence occurs eastwards.

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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Andrew Stocks
Managing Director
Iron Road Limited
Tel: +61-8-9200-6020
Mob: +61-403-226-748
Email: astocks@ironroadlimited.com.au
http://www.ironroadlimited.com.au



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