Si6 Metals bolsters 2024 Botswana exploration

Si6 Metals (ASX:Si6) is continuing a comprehensive exploration campaign to advance its flagship projects at Dibete, Airstrip, and Maibele North in Botswana.

planning for a 2024 regional exploration program to advance the company’s pipeline of exploration targets across Botswana is well underway.

The company will continue with ongoing drilling at Airstrip (Cu-Ag) and Maibele North (Ni-Cu-PGE) to test geophysical targets beneath and along strike of known mineralisation.

Si6 Metals is awaiting the receipt of assays from drilling at each target and sampling of oxide mineralisation in trenches at Airstrip and Dibete.

Upcoming for the company is also an updated Mineral Resource Estimate (MRE) for Maibele North to include US$5 million spent on historical drilling that has not been incorporated into the current MRE.

Si6 Metals will undertake a review of open pit mining at Maibele North and on-site concentrate production.

Recent assay results from drilling at the Dibete Project in Botswana demonstrate the ‘high-grade’ and shallow nature of the deposit, with an ‘exceptional intercept’ of 6.15m @ 7.20% copper and 182g/t silver from 25m.

The drilling has been part of a 10,000m staged campaign covering the company’s 3 flagship projects.

Images: Si6 Metals
Author Image
Written By Adam Orlando
Mining.com.au Managing Editor Adam Orlando has more than 20 years’ experience in the media having held senior roles at various publications, including as Asia-Pacific Sector Head (Mining) at global newswire Acuris (formerly Mergermarket). Adam has worked in newsrooms around the world including Hong Kong, Singapore, London, and Sydney.