Askari reviewing Callawa magnetic data as it eyes primary targets

Askari Metals (ASX:AS2) is having magnetic data reviewed and interpreted by geophysical consultants to identify primary targets at the Callawa Copper Project.

A follow-up soil auger program will be designed to fill the data spacings in the current 200m x 100m dataset and further define the mineralised target.

Askari says these results will help determine future activities at Callawa.

The company will also undertake a remote sensing study with the use of Sentinel data which may be able to define the alteration styles and possibly the variations in TTG bodies in the area.

Askari has reviewed assay results from previous field exploration programs completed at its 100% owned Callawa Project, located 90km north-east of Marble Bar in the east Pilbara.

Assay results have identified significant silver mineralisation is present and is coincident with copper mineralisation. Initial mapping and rock chip sampling completed by the company has identified silver mineralisation with assay results including 11.1g/t Ag, 8.25g/t Ag, and 6.42g/t Ag, as well as high-grade copper mineralisation with assay results including 6.78% Cu, 4.35% Cu, 2.02% Cu, and 1.85% Cu.

The company will undertake further petrographic testwork in order to better define the relationship between the silver and the copper and the main mineralising system. Askari says this will also better define the polymetallic potential of the Callawa Project.

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