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2014-09-08 08:24:07

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the successful completion of its initial drill program at the Company's Cape Mount Project in western Liberia. The reconnaissance drill program featured widely spaced drill fences along an 8km portion of a previously delineated 15km-long soil anomaly (see press release January 13, 2014). The drill program has confirmed the presence of shallow, in-situ gold mineralisation within...

2011-06-30 10:00:00

Cu-Ni-Co-PGE Property VANCOUVER, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV: ASW) (OTCQX: ASWRF) ("Anglo Swiss" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the purchase of the Lansdowne House Ring of Fire Property, located in northwestern Ontario, from INV Metals Inc. is now completed. See news release June 16, 2011. The Company issued 11,950,774 common shares equal to $1,466,360 to INV Metals Inc. as payment for a 100% interest in the project. INV Metals...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE: MD) is pleased to announce the discovery of two new gold-bearing structures as well as the extension of the Maritime Contact East Horizon on its 100%-owned Maritime Cadillac Property which is currently under an option agreement with Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited ("Agnico-Eagle"). The Maritime Cadillac Property is contiguous to the Lapa gold mine property (probable reserve of 1.1 million ounces of gold with 3.8 million tonnes at 8.9 g/t Au),...

2008-10-09 09:00:37

CASTILLIAN RESOURCES CORPORATION (TSX VENTURE: CT) ("Castillian"), announces that it has discovered four high priority target areas with gossan occurrences associated with airborne geophysical anomalies during its field follow up of the VTEM airborne survey completed over its 100% owned, Kagera project in western Tanzania (Figure 1). The gossan occurrences are associated with magnetic and electromagnetic anomalies, mafic/ultramafic rocks. These gossans an associated geophysical and...

2008-08-15 09:00:50

Pacific Coast Nickel Corp. (TSX-V: NKL) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on the Burwash Yukon project. The Burwash property hosts nickel-copper-platinum group element (PGE) mineralization related to intrusions of the Late Triassic Kluane Mafic-Ultramafic Suite that were emplaced during a period of uplift and extension related to widespread basaltic volcanism. The property overlies the east half of the Quill Creek Mafic-Ultramafic Complex, a 20 km long multiphase sill-like...

2008-07-22 15:00:51

NFX GOLD INC. (TSX VENTURE: NFX) ("NFX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Newstrike Resources Ltd. ("Newstrike") has decided to terminate its option to earn an additional 25% interest in the Swansea Property located along the Larder Lake break in northeastern Ontario. The Swansea Property is owned 75% by NFX and 25% by Newstrike. Newstrike's 25% interest is subject to an aggregate 6.25% net proceeds of production royalty up to a maximum of $275,000. On September 13, 2007, a...

2008-07-16 12:01:13

Pro-Or (TSX VENTURE: POI) wishes to announce that exploration on its Quebec James Bay area Menarik property resumed on June 6, 2008. The resumption of exploration comes after the filing of a NI 43-101-compliant report prepared using the results from its Fall 2006 work program and the integration of previous work compilation datas. This compilation helped in defining four (4) types of mineralisation on the Menarik property. The property contains stratiform chromitites formations, massive...


Latest Ultramafic rock Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 10:59:02

Garnierite is a mineral composed of hydrous nickel silicates a member of the serpentine group with formula: (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH). Népouite is a synonym. Garnierite is important as a source of nickel and is mined from laterite deposits which are formed by intense weathering and secondary enrichment of ultramafic igneous rocks.

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