Rox Resources (ASX: RXL) (“Rox” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed and received assays from an initial aircore drilling program at its Collurabbie project 250km north of Laverton in Western Australia (Figure 1) (ASX:RXL 6 September 2017). The drilling program comprised 104 holes for 5,427 metres, and tested several targets within the Company’s tenements.
- 24m @ 0.38% Ni, 0.17% Cu, 126ppb Pt, 235ppb Pd from 28m in hole CXAC013, including 8m @ 0.50% Ni, 0.29% Cu, 228ppb Pt and 317ppb Pd from 36m
- 32m @ 0.60% Ni, 0.36% Cu, 273ppb Pt, 405ppb Pd from 4m in hole CXAC086, including 20m @ 0.70% Ni, 0.40% Cu, 305ppb Pt, 464ppb Pd from 8m
- 8m @ 0.40% Ni, 0.24% Cu, 175ppb Pt, 247ppb Pd from 40m in hole CXAC090
Rox Managing Director, Ian Mulholland said:
“This was our first exploration program at Collurabbie since acquiring the project in May. We are very excited by these results, which show the great potential of this project area.” “The synergies with our Fisher East nickel sulphide project are obvious, being only 70km to the west.”