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Gateway Mining starts new phase of drilling at Gidgee Gold Project

The reverse circulation program and follow-up infill drilling will be used to estimate maiden resources.
Gateway Mining starts new phase of drilling at Gidgee Gold Project
Gidgee is 70 kilometres north of Sandstone in WA's Mid West

Gateway Mining Ltd (ASX:GML) has started a new phase of drilling at its wholly-owned Gidgee Gold Project in Western Australia.

The 25-hole reverse circulation (RC) drilling program will go for 3,900 metres and initially target depth extensions of the high-grade mineralised zones at the advanced Whistler and Montague prospects.

The company expects drilling to be finished within a month after which the drill rig will move onto a program of detailed resource infill drilling to enable estimation of a maiden resource at both prospects.

READ: Gateway Mining identifies additional high-grade gold trend at Gidgee project

The junior gold explorer is advancing the Gidgee project north of Sandstone through systematic exploration strategy and techniques.

A particular focus is the major mineralised shear system along the contact between the granite intrusion and the mafic volcanic sequence.

Excellent potential remains to discover substantial near-surface oxide gold deposits while the depth extent of mineralisation remains largely untested.  

Gateway also has exposure to a portfolio of highly prospective gold and base metal projects located adjacent to a number of active mining operations.

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February 08 2017

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