IronRidge Resources the African focussed minerals exploration company has commenced drilling at the Kineta North gold license in north-eastern Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. 

Commenting on the Company’s latest progress, Vincent Mascolo, CEO of IronRidge, says:

“We are pleased to have commenced drilling at the Kineta North gold target where previous field work has defined a coincident soils, trenching and artisanal workings target.


“Drilling is underway with visible gold observed within quartz vein RC drill chips from the first hole completed with assays pending.

“Drilling will focus on testing below a zone of surface and underground artisanal workings over a 700 m strike with rock chip sampling results including 15 g/t, 32,4g/t and 46.4 g/t gold and trenching results including 2 m @ 4.04 g/t.

“The Kineta portfolio covers a contiguous combined surface area of 1,532 km2 within the north-east of Côte d’Ivoire and along the same shear structure that hosts the 3.3 Moz Konkera resource and 2.1 Moz Wa-Lawra resource.”

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