Avalon Minerals Drilling Update: Viscaria Copper-Iron Project, Sweden

- February 21st, 2011

Avalon Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVI) announced an update on the major drilling programs continuing with four rigs currently active at its Viscaria Copper-Iron Project in Northern Sweden.

Avalon Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVI) announced an update on the major drilling programs continuing with four rigs currently active at its Viscaria Copper-Iron Project in Northern Sweden.

The press release is quoted as saying:

Four drill rigs are currently active on site, including three diamond rigs and one RC rig, with planned drilling including 10,000m at D Zone, 2,000m at D Zone South and 3,000m of metallurgical and geotechnical drilling at A Zone and B Zone.

Aims of the current program:

To upgrade the D Zone Inferred Resource of 9.0Mt @ 0.6% Cu and 27% Fe to the Measured and Indicated category.

To test a potential zone of mineralisation similar in style to the D Zone copper-iron mineralisation in a corridor up to 5 kilometres south of the ‘D’ Zone.

Complete the geotechnical and metallurgical evaluation of A and B Zone copper deposits.

Click here to access the entire press release.

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