Wolfden completes useful resource estimate for Nickel Island deposit in Manitoba

“The geological setting seems to be strongly indicative for the potential extension of the deposit and the invention of further mineralization with excessive nickel tenor and PGE’s [platinum group elements] on the property and surrounding space,” Ron Little, the corporate’s CEO, stated in a press launch.

 The deposit might be traced for 900 metres alongside strike and to 400 metres depth and seems open in all instructions, Wolfden says.   

That is the third useful resource estimate Wolfden has accomplished in as many months. 

In December, the corporate reported its preliminary mineral useful resource estimate for its Rice Island venture, additionally in Manitoba. The venture has indicated assets of 4.29 million tonnes grading 0.74% nickel, 0.49% copper, 0.06 gram gold per tonne, 0.02 gram platinum per tonne, 0.03 gram palladium per tonne, 0.03% cobalt (1.11% nickel-equivalent) for 47,700 tonnes of nickel-equivalent steel and inferred assets of 3.39 million tonnes grading 0.55% nickel, 0.37% copper, 0.09 gram gold per tonne, 0.02 gram platinum per tonne, 0.04 gram palladium per tonne, 0.04% cobalt (0.89% nickel-equivalent) for 30,300 tonnes of nickel-equivalent steel.

And in November, the firm reported that indicated and inferred assets for its Pickett Mountain venture in northern Maine, within the United States, elevated by 22% and 57%, respectively, from a earlier estimate accomplished in 2020.  

Pickett’s indicated useful resource is now 2.7 million tonnes averaging 8.91% zinc, 3.83% lead, 1.22% copper, 97.2 grams silver per tonne, and 0.8 gram gold per tonne (17.72% zinc-equivalent). The inferred portion is now 3.6 million tonnes at 9.27% zinc, 3.83% lead, 1% copper, 105.4 grams silver per tonne, and 0.7 gram gold per tonne (17.65% zinc-equivalent). The deposit stays open at depth and into the footwall to the north.

(This text first appeared in The Northern Miner)

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