Moho Resources Ltd (ASX:MOH) continues to grow the Crossroads gold prospect at Burracoppin in the Western Australian wheatbelt.
The Crossroads prospect is located 22 km west of the Edna May gold mine.
Maiden RC drilling at Crossroads has extended gold mineralisation over 500m (N-S) to a drilled depth of 80m.
Best assays from the maiden RC drill programmeinclude:
• 1m @ 7.48 g/t Au from 92m in bedrock
• 8m @ 0.47 g/t Au from 51m (BCMH00062) in supergene.
Managing Director, Shane Sadleir, said mineralisation is open to north, west and at depth
We are very encouraged by the assay results from our first RC drill program at the Crossroads prospect,” Mr Sadlier said.
“The presence of high grades within such a large mineralised zone supports the potential of the prospect to host significant bedrock gold mineralisation. Diamond drilling planned for early May will provide key information on structural, lithological and geochemical controls on bedrock mineralisation.”
The currently defined bedrock gold mineralisation is open to the north, west and at depth and is located on the northern margin of a gravity low. Moho believes the gravity low may represent a porphyry intrusion as scattered microgranite is found in the paddock to the south of the drilling.
Lithologies noted during drilling appear to dip gently to the east and include felsic gneiss, biotite schist/amphibolite, granite and quartzite. Petrographic descriptions of aircore chips from drill samples by consultant petrologist Dr Roger Townend have shown a predominantly mafic-derived meta-sedimentary sequence and bedrock gold mineralisation associated with interfingered mafics, felsic gneiss and felsic schist.
Diamond drilling, to follow up mineralisation intersected in BCMH0064 and BCMH0062, is due to commence in May.
This exploration programme will provide vital information as to structural, lithological and geochemical controls on bedrock mineralisation and be used to plan future exploration in this sparsely tested part of the Yilgarn Craton.