TUC Resources Limited (ASX:TUC) Quarterly Activities Report.
Drilling Results - Stromberg Heavy Rare Earth (HREE) Prospect
- Recent significant intersections returned at Stromberg include:
- STRC64 - 5m @ 0.43% TREO (81.9% HREO/TREO) from 6m including 1m @ 0.92% TREO from 8m;
- STRC58 - 3m @ 0.52% TREO (88.6% HREO/TREO) from 7m;
- STRC68 - 2m @ 0.43% TREO (95.6% HREO/TREO) from 14m.
- Xenotime hosted mineralisation remains open in both cross section and strike.
- The distribution of valuable and high demand heavy rare earths in recent intersections is an excellent 8% Dysprosium/TREO, 65% Yttrium/TREO and 5% Erbium/TREO.
Scaramanga HREE Drill Discovery
- First pass broad spaced drilling at the Scaramanga HREE Prospect has successfully defined mineralisation in the same geological setting as Stromberg. Significant intersections include:
- SCRC07 - 2m @ 0.12% TREO (81.2% HREO/TREO) from 10m;
- SCRC02 - 5m @ 0.1% TREO (70% HREO/TREO) from 10m.
- Two distinct HREE mineralised horizons have been noted.
- Notably, these results have confirmed significant exploration upside exists within a short distance of Stromberg, as well as highlighting the broader district potential (prospects such as the nearby Knightfall).
- Infill drilling is planned at Scaramanga to target higher grade mineralisation.
Land Access Breakthrough
- Verbal consent has been given by Traditional Aboriginal Land Owners for exploration to begin on the highly HREE prospective ELA27151 Skyfall tenement adjacent to Stromberg and Scaramanga HREE prospects.
- Verbal consent has also been given for exploration to begin on Stromberg HREE District tenements ELA29240 and ELA29241.
- These breakthroughs will allow access to a further ~1,000km2 of highly HREE prospective land and a number of very large and high priority geophysical and HREE geochemical targets.
Diamond Drilling in Progress - Stromberg HREE Prospect
- A diamond drilling program is in progress for metallurgical and exploration purposes at Stromberg. Results are expected in the next quarter.
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About TUC Resources Limited:
TUC Resources Limited (ASX:TUC) is a resource development company whose focus is the commercialisation of mineral assets. TUC achieves this goal through exploration of under explored terrains by enthusiastic and creative people who know how to use technology to maximise success.
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