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Pangolin Collects Two Drill Samples at Mmadinare

Aug 20, 2014 4:04 PM   By Jeff Miller
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RAPAPORT... Pangolin Diamonds  completed two incline drill holes into the SWS21 intrusive target at the Mmadinare diamond project in east-central Botswana and sent project core samples to Canada for recovery work.

Drill hole SWS21-001 intersected an intensely altered zone from 45 meters to 71.6 meters in ore characterized by phlogopite, carbonate and clay minerals. Pangolin stated that this zone was previously sampled from surface pits, where  diamond stability-field lower-mantle minerals were recovered.

The second drill hole, SWS21-002, bore 130 meters to the southeast of SWS21-001, intersected the same zone of intensely altered rock from 33.7 meters to 61.1 meters and was characterized by fine-grained olivine, phlogophite-bearing ultramafic rock,  carbonate and clay.

Tags: Botswana, diamonds, drilling, Jeff Miller, pangolin
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