Dunlop delivers for Canada-listed Arya Resources

Arya Resources (TSX-V: RBZ) has received results for its fall drill program from the Dunlop nickel-copper project in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

The tier-two listed mining and mineral exploration says the program consisted of 8 drillholes totaling 1,045m and was completed between 7-17 December 2023.

Arya reports that drillhole AR 23-007 intersected 35.5m of 0.32% Cu, 0.39%, and 161 grams per tonne Cobalt (Co), including 0.41% Cu, 0.52% Ni, and 195g/t Co over 17m.

The project is located 37km north of La Ronge via Provincial Highway 102 and then an 8km bush road heading west to Nemeiben Lake. A powerline runs along Provincial Highway 102 and would provide easy access to hydro for the project site.

Arya notes that the drill program was designed to test favourable nickel-copper targets identified within the historic Dunlop Ni-Cu Zone and the East Zone. The mineralisation showed continuity and appears to be of similar nature to the zone intersected in the historic drilling, 3-5% disseminated and blebby pyrrhotite with trace to 1% pentlandite and chalcopyrite. Locally, on a meter scale, sulphide content increases to 30%.

Previous drilling in 1960-1980 identified a historical deposit totalling 18.11 million tonnes of Ni, and Cu mineralisation of which 12.83Mt were considered able to be mined as an open pit and the balance by underground mining

Arya also owns early stage uranium claims near the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan.

The company is focused on acquiring, exploring, and developing energy and precious metals projects including gold, uranium, and base metals in stable jurisdictions.

Write to Adam Orlando at Mining.com.au

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