Blackthorn Sees 160% Increase in Contained Copper at Zambian Project

- June 29th, 2012

Blackthorn Resources Ltd. (ASX:BTR) announced that an updated mineral resource estimate for the Kitumba IOCG deposit at its Zambian Mumbwa project increased the deposit’s amount of contained copper by 160 percent.

Blackthorn Resources Ltd. (ASX:BTR) announced that an updated mineral resource estimate for the Kitumba IOCG deposit at its Zambian Mumbwa project increased the deposit’s amount of contained copper by 160 percent.

As quoted in the press release:

  • The 2009 maiden In-situ Inferred Mineral Resource at Kitumba was 87 Mt @ 0.94% Cu using a 0.5% cut-off (0.818 Mt of contained copper).
  • The updated Kitumba In-situ Mineral Resource is now a total of 187 Mt @ 1.14% Cu using a 0.5% cut-off (2.132 Mt of contained copper).
  • This represents an increase of 160% in contained metal for the 0.5% cut-off estimate.

Click here to read the full Blackthorn Resources Ltd. press release.

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