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Cobre Montana (ASX:CXB) completed initial metallurgical testwork for lithium, resulting in precipitation of battery grade lithium carbonate and a byproduct of sulphate of potash from a sample of Cinovec ore. Cobre Montana also reports that tailings from European Metals Holdings Limited (ASX:EMH) proposed tin/tungsten operations may result in operating costs descending well below the US$2000/t operating cost for the production of lithium carbonate.
Australia’s Paydirt recently featured Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN) and its Lance project in Wyoming, USA. The article highlighted the company’s $69.4 million fully underwritten institutional funding, its first sales contract in 2011, management, and pending pre-feasibility study. According to the article, “With $60 million equity secured to build stage one, Peninsula has debt facilities it can drawdown to fund stage two capex at Lance of $US35 million, while $US25 million in debt and $US53 million working capital would be required for stage three.”
Pure Energy Minerals (TSXV:PE,FWB:A111EG,OTC:HMGLF) announced the signing of a Letter of Intent with Nevada Alaska Minerals Ltd. for 2,554 acres of placer mineral claims contiguous to, and to the south of, Pure Energy’s existing 4,520 acre Clayton Valley, Nevada Lithium Brine prospects.
Dajin Resources Corp. (TSXV:DJI,OTC:DJIFF) announced the completion of a gravity survey at the Teels Marsh claims in Mineral County, Nevada. As a result, the three dimensional interpretation shows a deep closed basin up to 8,900 feet in depth which indicates the potential to retain a large quantity of fluids. As well, the gravity, magnetic and geological data indicate that the basin is fault bounded with the strongest structural control along the basin’s southern margin.
Pure Energy Minerals (TSXV:PE) CEO Robert Mintak spoke about the Clayton Valley Lithium Brine Project, located in Esmeralda County, Nevada – halfway between Las Vegas and Reno. According to Mr. Mintak, “In 2014, Pure Energy was able to successfully raise close to $4 million, which allowed us to begin exploration work on the project. Early drill results have shown promising lithium concentrations ranging from 230 to 400 parts per million. Additionally in 2014, Pure Energy was able to add additional management roles to the company including a new COO, Dr. Andy Robinson, PhD, Geoscientist with a history in water project development; and Alexi Zawadzki as VP of Business Development. Additionally, we added Prof. LeeAnn Munk, a world-ranking geoscientist on lithium brine resources.”
NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSXV:NXE) reported that additional anomalous radioactivity has been drilled at the Bow Discovery area, located along trend from the Arrow zone on the Rook I property, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. Drill hole BO-15-13 increased the strike length of Bow
to 350 m with weak mineralization over two narrow intervals; while Hole BO-15-11 hit anomalous and 0.10 m off-scale radioactivity of up to 10,200 cps.
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV:CVV,OTCQB:CVVUF,FWB:DH7N) reported the discovery of multiple gravity anomalies at the Patterson West uranium project in the Athabasca Basin, including an intense 1.5 by 0.5 km anomaly along a major geological domain boundary. Makena Resources is CanAlaksa’s joint venture partner, and is currently earning a 50% interest in the Patterson West property.
Makena Resources Inc. (TSXV:MKN) discovered multiple gravity anomalies including one that is 1.5 km long by 0.5 km wide on its Patterson Uranium Prospect. The property directly borders Fission Energy’s Patterson Lake South discovery in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.