Ero Copper Intersects 27.4m Grading 8.39 Percent Copper at Vermelhos

- December 11th, 2018

The company said that the results reflect significant increases in previously modeled thicknesses of the main Vermelhos orebodies in the immediate areas surrounding these new intercepts.

Ero Copper (TSX:ERO) has released a quarterly update on the ongoing exploration drill programs at its Pilar, Vermelhos and Surubim mineral districts, all part of its 99.6-percent owned Vale do Curaçá property located in Bahia State, Brazil.

The company said that the results reflect significant increases in previously modeled thicknesses of the main Vermelhos orebodies in the immediate areas surrounding these new intercepts.

As highlighted in the press release:

  • Near-surface extensions of the recently announced Vermelhos East Zone highlighted by holes: FVS-311 that intersected 27.4 meters grading 8.39 percent copper including 17.7 meters grading 10.76 percent copper from 81.2 meters downhole; FVS-269 that intersected 26.3 meters grading 3.63 percent copper including 15.7 meters grading 4.93 percent copper from 3.1 meters downhole; and FVS-292 that intersected 16.5 meters grading 4.22 percent copper including 9.0 meters grading 6.10 percent copper from 64.2 meters downhole.
  • Within the Vermelhos Mine’s main orebodies, drill results continue to expand known areas of high-grade mineralization in and around the mine’s recently completed infrastructure. Results during the period are highlighted by holes: FVS-257 that intersected 38.2 meters grading 7.29 percent copper including 23.1 meters grading 11.16 percent copper and 10.1 meters grading 4.59 percent copper; FVS-328 that intersected 38.2 meters grading 6.79 percent copper including 19.4 meters grading 8.38 percent copper; and FVS-331 that intersected 31.5 meters grading 8.72 percent copper and 8.5 meters grading 5.48 percent copper.

Click here to read the full Ero Copper (TSX:ERO) press release.

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