Revolver Resources (ASX: RRR) has reported a series of ‘exceptional’ copper and zinc intercepts from drilling at its Dianne Project in North Queensland, with visual inspection of one hole indicating combined sulphides in excess of 90%.
The first three holes of the program intersected ‘impressive’ intervals of visible copper and zinc sulphide, with highlights including:
- Hole 21DMDD003: 6.95m down hole intersection from 145.92m of massive sulphide, with visual estimate of up to 90% combined sulphide (pyrite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite) across the full interval
- Hole 21DMDD001: 47.1m from 0.8m down hole of secondary copper mineralization (chalcocite, cuprite, malachite and azurite)
- Hole 21DMDD002: 50.6m from 0.7m down hole of secondary copper mineralisation (chalcocite, cuprite, malachite, and azurite)
Speaking on the results, Revolver Resources Managing Director Pat Williams said: “If a picture paints a thousand words, then these results speak volumes. We are thrilled with the early drill results achieved at our Dianne Project. This asset clearly demonstrates the hallmark signs of an exceptional mineral deposit.
“If a picture paints a thousand words, then these results speak volumes”
This asset represents an incredible untapped potential for the Revolver business and our shareholders. In our ASX release just last week, we clearly identified that very high-grade mineralisation still exists in the orebody. These new drill results demonstrate the spectacular potential of the Dianne Project.”
The initial three holes were tasked with confirming copper grade, and producing material for metallurgical testing from the massive sulphide body and near-surface ‘Green Hill Zone’ of fracture veinlet copper oxide and supergene sulphide mineralization. Data generated will be used as part of Revolver’s planned initial mineral resource estimate.
The company notes that assay results remain pending, although the ‘abundant’ visible copper and zinc mineralisation does provide confirmation that ‘significant’ intervals of mineralisation have been intersected.
Phase 1 drilling has now progressed to testing a group of ‘compelling’ targets down plunge and along strike from the known copper deposit. This will be joined by a series deeper holes in early 2022, designed to test for new bodies of massive sulphide at depth.
Further upcoming work includes down hole electromagnetics, integrated surface mapping, geochemistry and ground-based geophysics.
Images: Revolver Resources Limited