TopTung's Tungsten dilemma

MODELLING of the Torrington resource by TopTung and its consultants is going to take a little longer than expected after a meeting with its consultants revealed the tungsten mineralisation at the Wild Kate prospect was more complex than believed.

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The Dr Leon Pretorius-led had a meeting with the recently appointed H&S Consultants to view the preliminary resource modelling.

They believe the silexite host rock to the tungsten mineralisation that had appeared to be a continuous semi-flat lying sheet were actually a series of high grade tungsten pipes, which were blind at the surface and would be difficult and expensive to find based on drilling alone.

While resources are still being calculated, the fact the tungsten is not evenly distributed after all, and there is a lack of grade continuity is likely to cause a reduction in the size of the resource estimate.

Pretorius told MNN the project was no longer what was believed at the time it purchased it, however, as a major TopTung shareholder, he still believed ...

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