Green Technology Metals uncovers ‘thick high-grade’ lithium at Root Bay prospect, Canada

Green Technology Metals (ASX:GT1) reports its maiden diamond drill program has returned ‘thick high-grade’ lithium assays from the Root Bay prospect, within the company’s wholly owned Root Project in Ontario, Canada. 

Initial drilling at the Root Project focused on the McCombe and Morrison LCT pegmatite systems. Additionally, the company’s exploration has now expanded to the Root Bay Prospect, situated 10km east. 

The company reports the first 3 diamond hole assays received include hole RB-23-001 with 79.7m down dip grade continuity intersections, including 67.1m @ 1.13% lithium oxide (Li2O) from 60.9m, 7.3m @ 1.44% Li2O from 162m, including 5.3m @ 1.34% Li2O from 67.4m. 

Additionally, Green Technology Metals reports hole RB-23-005 with 13.2m combined down hole pegmatites intersections, including 6.6m @ 1.47% Li2O from 129.2m, 4.5m @ 1.34% Li2O from 140.5m, and 2.1m @ 1.09% Li2O from 149m. 

Commenting on the recent drill results, Green Technology Metals Chief Executive (CEO), Luke Cox, says: “Root Bay is the third prospect located on the eastern side of the Root Project with drilling now confirming multiple stacked lithium-bearing pegmatites, cross-cutting a magnetic ridge that extends over 6km of highly prospective ground.”

“Root Bay is the third prospect located on the eastern side of the Root Project with drilling now confirming multiple stacked lithium-bearing pegmatites…”

Phase one drilling at the Root Bay Prospect is currently underway and consists of an initial 20-hole diamond drill program. Additionally, the company reports 17 holes have been completed, with 14 pending assays. 

Green Technology Metals is a North American-focused lithium exploration and development business. The company wholly owns Ontario Lithium Projects comprising ‘high-grade’, hard rock spodumene assets and lithium exploration claims under an option agreement located on highly prospective Archean Greenstone tenure in north-west Ontario, Canada. 

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