Michael Stares, Interim President & CEO of the Company, stated, “I am very encouraged to have received the EEC clearance from the Namibian Government and now we can begin planning the work programs to advance the properties.”
The Taranis Property (EPL 7071), covering about 19,850 ha, includes the Okohongo Copper-Silver Deposit (“Okohongo Project”) which has been outlined by historical drilling, showing it extends over 600 metres in strike length, 400 metres down-dip, and is open in all directions (see INV Metals news release dated August 3, 2011). The Okohongo deposit, situated within the Kaoko Belt of northwest Namibia about 700 km northwest of Windhoek, is hosted by metasedimentary stratigraphy and is considered to be analogous with the stratiform sediment-hosted Central African Copperbelt deposits of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This deposit contains historical Inferred Mineral Resources of 10.2 million tonnes grading 1.12% Cu and 17.75 g/t Ag, using a 0.3% Cu cut-off (Table 1; INV Metals Inc. NI 43-101 Technical Report, Effective Date March 31, 2011).
The DorWit Property (EPLs 7028, 7029, and 7030), subject to a binding letter of intent with RZJ Capital Management LLC (see Company news release dated October 16, 2019), is located about 150 km east of Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. The Property covers about 65 km of prospective stratigraphy on the Namibian portion of the Kalahari Copper Belt, which extends eastward into Botswana, a region of active copper exploration and development (e.g., Cupric Canyon Capital; Kalahari Metals Ltd.; MOD Resources Ltd.).
Six historical copper deposits occur within the DorWit Property along with other zones with anomalous copper in historical drill core intercepts that the Company believes can be expanded upon through further exploration. Historical resource estimates contained within the Property were published by the Geological Survey of Namibia (Resources of Namibia, 1999) and are summarized in Table 2.
Technical information in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Dr. Scott Jobin-Bevans (P.Geo.), Vice President Exploration and a Director of White Metal, who is a Qualified Person under the definitions established by the National Instrument 43-101.
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