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West Wits Mining grant the Mt Cecelia project's Exploration Licence

Mining News - Published on Fri, 31 May 2019

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West Wits Mining Limited announced the granting of the Mt Cecelia project's Exploration Licence, allowing the Company to advance the project. The Mt Cecelia project overlies the geological contact between the copper-gold Paterson Province and the older Pilbara Craton with both terranes prospective for differing styles of gold and base metals. The Paterson Province is highly prospective for gold and copper mineralisation, including mining operations such as Metal X Limited's Nifty copper mine and RIO's recently announced WINU exploration results.

West Wits' Chairman Mr Michael Quinert stated, "Granting of the exploration licence allows the Company to advance the project in a region that has been a recent focal point of exploration in the sector."


1. Granting received of Mt Cecelia's Exploration Licence ("EL") application EL 45/5045

2. Mt Cecelia project is on the boundary between the world class copper-gold rich Paterson Province and the Pilbara Craton providing an exciting exploration opportunity

3. The area in proximity to West Wits' Mt Cecelia project has seen significant recent exploration activity which includes Tier 1 miners Rio Tinto Ltd and Newcrest Mining Ltd

4. RIO EL applications adjoin over 60% of Mt Cecelia's tenement boundary's highlighting the projects prospectivity

5. West Wits' is finalising the initial exploration plan with a recently commissioned 3rd Party Desktop Review in the final stages of completion to assist in identifying target areas

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 31 May 2019
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