Belararox WA Au project

Belararox defines new drill targets at Bullabulling Project in Western Australia

Belararox (ASX:BRX) reports that 3D prospectivity modelling has identified seven new exploration targets at the Bullabulling Project in Western Australia.

The advanced mineral explorer reports that the modelling has mapped targets and the Bullabulling Project has potential to host Archean orogenic gold mineralisation like the adjacent 3Moz Bullabulling and 320Koz Geko gold mines, with gold mineralisation found mainly in mafic and other iron-rich lithologies.

Belararox also has a 100% interest in the 49km-square Bullabulling Project located in the proven gold-producing Bullabulling goldfield near Coolgardie, Western Australia.

Bullabulling surrounds the 3Moz Bullabulling Gold Project and is along strike of the Nepean Nickel mine with 3D geology and prospectively mapping already completed and drill targets generated.

Commenting on the results, Managing Director Arvind Misra said: “The prospectivity modelling has provided significant insight into the exploration potential of the  Bullabulling Project to host Archean orogenic gold mineralisation similar to the adjacent 3Moz Bullabulling and 320Koz Geko gold mines.

“Importantly, we now have seven high priority targets that will form the basis of our drilling program, planned for Q3 2022”

Importantly, we now have seven high priority targets that will form the basis of our drilling program, planned for Q3 2022.

We continue to take advantage of 3D prospectivity modelling technology in order to more accurately map the location of prospective targets for new gold deposits.

This is particularly important at Bullabulling given that historic drilling has not adequately tested the depth potential of the prospective areas.”

The Bullabulling Project tenements are located in the Bullabulling goldfield near Coolgardie.

At the Bullabulling mine, gold mineralisation is hosted by a folded N-S-trending ultramafic and mafic contact zone, which can be traced along strike for 11km, is up to 300m wide, and dips at about 45 degrees to the west.

Gold-bearing sulphides occur in lenses up to 20m thick, which are controlled by several overprinting structural events.

Drill planning is underway to test the seven high priority target areas on the company’s Bullabulling tenements.

These holes will test the targets below the weathered profile particularly targeting the ultramafic amphibolite and amphibolite contact where it steepens in dip along the western limb of the anticline mapped from the seismic data.

The aim will be to plan drilling of these holes when the resource drilling at the Belara project is complete and resource estimation studies are underway.

Belararox has a 100% interest in the 643km-square Belara Project located in the Lachlan Fold Belt of New South Wales, where drilling is underway to rapidly deliver a Mineral Resource Estimate in early H2 2022.

The project includes the historic Belara and Native Bee mines that have been drilled to a depth of around 400 vertical metres and have massive sulphide mineralisation showing excellent continuity and containing significant intersections of zinc, copper, silver, lead, and gold.

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