Timely copper-gold upside for Evolution's Cowal

NOT much came through in the way of game-changing events in the recently completed December quarter exploration and production reporting period, except perhaps for a morsel from Evolution Mining that it could be on to a porphyry copper-gold system at its Cowal gold mine near West Wyalong in NSW, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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While there were only a couple of lines on Cowal’s new found porphyry potential in Evolution’s quarterly report, it was clear that executive chairman Jake Klein was a little surprised that there had been no questions on the subject by well in to last week’s investor call.

It was David Cotterell from Global Mining Research who saved the day by asking about the porphyry hits. “I was hoping that someone was going to ask that question,’’ Klein said before hand-balling the question to Evolution’s chief geologist Glen Masterman.

Masterman confessed that hitting a new style of mineralisation for Cowal (the gold-only mineralisation is structurally hosted sheeted veins and shear hosted lode) had been something of an “accidental...