Ghana Cardinal Resources, the ASX-listed gold explorer, has initiated a new drilling plan within its Namdini gold project in Ghana.

The location of Cardinal Resources' projects in Ghana
The location of Cardinal Resources’ projects in Ghana

Cardinal expects the reverse circulation (RC) exploration drill holes to be between 80m to 120m depths. If required, the drill holes will be extended by diamond core drilling.

Twin diamond core drilling for quality control purposes will begin from surface alongside selected RC drill holes to gather structural data and specific gravities of the different lithological units.

Some significant results from recent RC drilling north of the confirmed mineralised zone include:

  • 99m @ 1.21 g/t
  • 83m @ 1.41 g/t
  • 67m @ 3.10 g/t

Some significant results from RC drilling within the confirmed mineralised zone include:

  • 51m @ 3.58 g/t
  • 43m @ 2.27 g/t
  • 42m @ 2.35 g/t

Due to the annual wet season, drilling is expected to re‐commence by mid‐October 2015. Site preparation of drill pads and access roads is currently underway for this drilling program.

Monitoring of drilling programs

Cardinal’s technical and management team evaluates all of the available data on a daily basis with the main focus being the expansion of the gold inventory of the Namdini project.  Cardinal has established an express assaying service for its drilling results, enabling the company to continuously improve its drill plan strategy as new information becomes available.

The company will continue drilling selective holes, submitting the samples and be on standby as results are received. Once the results have been assessed, Cardinal can plan further drill holes to maximise expansion of the gold inventory within the Namdini project.

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