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Yindi Prospect

Diamond drilling commenced at Yindi in September 2010, with the objective of following up soil and rock chip anomalies and testing the down-dip continuity of channel sampling intersections in old open pits and near-surface adits.

A total of 18 drill holes (3,274 metres) were completed over a strike of 1.1 km, down to a maximum vertical depth of 160 m. The drilled rocks mainly comprise fine grained schists, which petrographic studies show were originally pellitic sediments and tuffs, now metamorphosed to lower greenschist facies. Several units of BIF up to about 15 m in thickness are interlayered with the schists. The sequence has a consistent NW-SE strike and southwesterly dip of about 75.

Yindi Prospect Drilling and Geology

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Gold mineralization occurs both within the BIF and within the schist near the BIF contacts, and is associated with: (a) pyritization of magnetite bands in the BIF, (b) massive pyritization of the BIF, (c) disseminated pyrite in the schist, and (d) quartz veining within both lithologies. Typical cross sections are shown:

The better grades and widths occur in the central part, in drill holes NYDD001, NYDD003, NYDD004, NYDD005, NYDD007, NYDD008, NYDD012 and NYDD014. In these holes the mineralization associated with the main BIF horizon has an average width of 12.90 m (10.96 m true) @ 2.20 g/t Au.

Yindi Drilling Sections

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