Rockfire says reprocessing of historical geophysical data from Plateau Gold Deposit has highlighted a number of large chargeable responses
Rockfire Resources PLC (LON:ROCK) said it recently completed reprocessing of historical geophysical data from its 100%-owned Plateau Gold Deposit in Queensland, Australia which has highlighted a number of large chargeable responses which will be tested during the groups current drilling program.
The AIM-listed gold and base-metal focused explorer said the data was reprocessed using modern computing methods which were not used when the data was originally collected in 1985.
The company said the reprocessing showed that multiple, high chargeability zones occur over a distance of over 500m, with the strongest chargeable response starting at around 70 metres (m) below surface and extending to depth.
Rockfire pointed out that the chargeability zones remain open along strike and at depth and said a single hole is planned to be drilled into the centre of one of the chargeable responses to test for gold mineralisation down to 200m.
The company noted that the Plateau gold resource currently estimated at 1,147,000 tonnes at 1.1 grammes per tonne (g/t) for 40,000 ounces of gold.
David Price, Rockfires chief executive officer of commented: "An Induced Polarisation (IP) survey was conducted in 1985, and using modern processing techniques, Rockfire has identified multiple, strong chargeable reRead More – Source