Published on: January 26, 2017
Ernest Giles drilling results
In October 2016, Greatland announced that drilling had commencedat its Ernest Giles project in Western Australia. The programmeincluded plans for approximately 6,000 metres of reverse circulation (RC) drilling on a wide-spaced grid pattern, to follow up on previous drilling and soil sampling that identified gold, arsenic and antimony anomalies, and to identify targets for follow up exploration. Greatland recently released the results of the drilling which have identified two large zones of gold mineralisation and which suggest that Greatland has discovered a gold district in this virtually unexplored region. The majority of the RC holes drilled intersected mineralisation. Several intersected wide zones of anomalous gold mineralisation and the cover sequence was shallower than expected, with shallowest intercept of 119m, but generally around 180m depending on location. We believe that this is a significant step in a systematic exploration campaign of this very promising buried greenstone discovery. Greatland is preparing to drill at the Empress gold target.