Commerce Resources (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the 2017 field program at its 100% owned Ashram Rare Earth Deposit, in northern Quebec.
The work focused on programs that are in support of the ongoing Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) as well as additional prospecting near the Miranna Target, considered prospective for niobium, tantalum, and phosphate mineralization. The field program began September 10th and ran for approximately three weeks.
- Collection of 1,256 core samples from drill holes completed at Ashram during the 2016 field campaign
- Collection of nine (9) composite core samples for comminution testing
- Data downloads and maintenance of various instrument loggers throughout the Ashram Project area
- Collection of 36 prospecting rock samples focused on further refining the Miranna Target ahead of drill testing
During the 2016 field campaign, a total of 14 drill holes for approximately 2,014 m were completed as part of the remaining resource definition drilling, focused along the northern, western, and southern margins of the Ashram Deposit.