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Strickland discovers high grade Mississippi Valley-style zinc-lead in Earaheedy basin

Special Report: Strickland Metals is confident its Iroquois prospect is emerging as a substantial mineralised system, with first pass RC … Read More
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Strickland Metals is confident its Iroquois prospect is emerging as a substantial mineralised system, with first pass RC drilling intersecting a high-grade zinc-lead discovery.

The drilling intersected broad mineralisation in the fresh rock containing both an upper zinc rich zone and a lower zinc and lead rich zone:

  • 23m at 5.5% zinc and lead (combined) from 108m (true depth 90m), including;14m at 4.5% zinc from 108m and 9m at 7% zinc and lead from 135m (IQRC001); and
  • 12m at 5.4% zinc and lead (combined) from 58m (true depth 50m), including 6m at 6.2% zinc from 58m and 6m at 4.6% zinc and lead from 96m (IQRC003).

Both holes also intersected broad lower-grade Zn + Pb mineralisation in the oxide zone:

  • 5m at 2.9% zinc and lead from 23m; and 22m at 2.2% zinc and lead from 37m (IQRC001); and
  • 13m at 2.1% zinc and lead from 24m (IQRC003).

Notably, the intersections are directly along strike from Rumble Resources’ (ASX:RTR) Earaheedy Project Chinook zinc-lead-silver discovery.

Strickland Metals (ASX:STK) reckons both of these discoveries suggest the Earaheedy Basin margin is emerging as a significant new mineralised province and is highly prospective for further zinc-lead discoveries.

Exciting high-grade discovery

“Our initial first-pass drilling at Iroquois has yielded an exciting shallow, high-grade zinc-lead discovery,” Strickland CEO Andrew Bray said.

“The mineralisation footprint is looking to be very substantial, with these zones having so far been intersected 300 metres along strike, and nearly 300 metres down dip with further assays awaited.

“This is the first-time mineralisation in fresh rock has been tested in the area, with historic shallow drilling targeting only a secondary manganese oxide zone (enriched with zinc and lead) near surface.

“Given the lateral extent of this mineralisation, it suggests that the primary mineralisation footprint is only going to grow from here. Mineralisation remains open in every direction.”

Pic: Project location compared to RTR’s Chinook discovery.

All the hallmarks of a Mississippi Valley-type deposit

Bray said the mineralisation is hosted within the Iroquois dolomite unit and has all the hallmark characteristics of a Mississippi Valley-type zinc-lead deposit.

“It has the same tenor of mineralisation as Rumble Resources’ Earaheedy Project discovery, which is directly along strike from Iroquois,” he said.

“The fact that mineralisation remains completely open along strike and down dip demonstrates the potential scale of what we’ve discovered.

“Given the significance of these results, we are amending the ongoing RC drilling to return to Iroquois as a high priority part of the current program.

“It’s expected up to eight further holes will be drilled to test for extensions along strike and down dip, prior to a large-scale drilling campaign getting underway first thing in 2022.”

Iroquois follow-up a high priority

Strickland says the drilling to date indicates strong continuity of mineralisation and highlights a substantial potentially mineralised zone which requires further drilling along strike.

The RC rig will return to the priority Iroquois prospect shortly to test for northern and southern extensions of mineralisation along the key regional fault structure.

The large-scale drilling program in early 2022 is planned to systematically test the Iroquois dolomite unit either side of prospective ‘feeder’ structures within the prospect area, as well as extensions to the current mineralisation down dip and along strike.

A comprehensive ground based Induced Polarisation (IP) survey also planned to assist with targeting.

 


 

This article was developed in collaboration with Strickland Metals Limited, a Stockhead advertiser at the time of publishing.

 

This article does not constitute financial product advice. You should consider obtaining independent advice before making any financial decisions.

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Gold Digger: Two charts that show how undervalued gold stocks really are

Gold stocks are cheap, experts keep saying. Well-known analyst Jesse Felder has now demonstrated the “pathetic performance” of the US … Read More
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Gold stocks are cheap, experts keep saying.

Well-known analyst Jesse Felder has now demonstrated the “pathetic performance” of the US gold majors in handy chart form.

The US listed BANG stocks (Felder’s play on FANG) include gold giants Barrick, Agnico Eagle and Newmont/Goldcorp.

Below is the relative performance of the BANG stocks along with the gold price:

Weak.

“With the l [gold price] soaring over the past five years, you would think that [BANG stocks] would be outperforming — and yet the miners’ performance has been absolutely pathetic compared to the S&P 500,” Felder says.

This is due in part to the outperformance of the wider stock market, led by FANG stocks like Facebook and Google. That gap could be closed if we enter another equity bear market.

But Felder also believes, like many others, that the gold price is just taking a breather:

“If you believe, as I do, that gold prices are only in the middle of a new longer-term bull market (as the history of prior bull markets for the precious metal would suggest) then gold miner shares are just far too cheap at today’s prices,” Felder says.

 

Gold price steady at ~US$1790/oz

The gold price continues to trade in a holding patten. It has barely moved over the past 6 months, gaining just 0.26%.

Despite a late week run, the price has dropped marginally over the past 7 days, from $US1795.48/oz to $US1786.5/oz.

This week 121 (46.5%) ASX gold stocks on our list went up, 87 (33.5%) went down, and 52 (20%) didn’t move.

A key catalyst for gold could come from the bond market. If inflation expectations rise faster than bond yields, that historically has been a reliable driver for rising gold prices.

USD (DARK) AND AUD (LIGHT) GOLD PRICES OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS.       Sources: FastMarkets, ICE Benchmark Administration, Thomson Reuters, World Gold Council

Winners & Losers

Here’s how ASX-listed gold & silver stocks are performing:

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>>> Stocks missing from this list? Email [email protected]

CODE COMPANY 1 WEEK RETURN % 1 MONTH RETURN % 6 MONTH RETURN % 1 YEAR RETURN % SHARE PRICE [INTRADAY FRIDAY] MARKET CAP
NPM Newpeak Metals 100 33 0 -33 0.002 $ 13,654,870.31
PNM Pacific Nickel Mines 54 87 178 108 0.125 $ 27,936,354.68
AZL Arizona Lithium 49 87 78 508 0.073 $ 115,258,853.40
A8G Australasian Gold 35 109 0.72 $ 28,594,460.62
XTC Xantippe Resources 33 100 100 33 0.004 $ 15,279,616.51
AOP Apollo Consolidated 30 62 84 57 0.59 $ 172,056,148.10
SNG Siren Gold 25 61 10 -21 0.395 $ 27,859,120.14
BNR Bulletin Resources 25 14 22 11 0.08 $ 19,840,375.85
PF1 Pathfinder Resources 24 0 44 0.36 $ 17,962,646.40
PUA Peak Minerals 24 24 -9 -38 0.021 $ 12,828,647.74
RDS Redstone Resources 18 8 8 -7 0.013 $ 9,346,987.82
HRN Horizon Gold 18 23 5 0 0.43 $ 45,877,566.88
FFR Firefly Resources 17 -4 0 -26 0.11 $ 33,917,348.30
ADN Andromeda Metals 17 50 -22 62 0.21 $ 529,233,689.89
AWJ Auric Mining 17 0 -22 0.14 $ 7,765,709.98
ANX Anax Metals 16 15 45 350 0.11 $ 35,018,389.00
WRM White Rock Minerals 15 27 -38 -35 0.35 $ 49,863,020.20
AGS Alliance Resources 15 30 15 -21 0.195 $ 39,523,255.46
HCH Hot Chili 14 26 17 12 0.048 $ 205,435,708.63
TRM Truscott Mining Corp 14 0 57 65 0.033 $ 5,014,070.95
BRB Breaker Res NL 14 25 38 53 0.33 $ 110,785,915.86
AWV Anova Metals 14 19 9 -17 0.025 $ 32,961,166.60
CST Castile Resources 13 19 9 -43 0.255 $ 51,924,631.46
DTM Dart Mining NL 13 18 0 -28 0.13 $ 12,493,184.50
SAU Southern Gold 13 11 -23 -41 0.071 $ 14,506,355.41
TMX Terrain Minerals 13 13 -18 -31 0.009 $ 6,621,849.08
CY5 Cygnus Gold Limited 13 8 -16 -29 0.135 $ 14,636,713.23
AMI Aurelia Metals 13 21 -15 -26 0.3825 $ 475,404,494.18
HRZ Horizon 13 23 13 17 0.135 $ 73,836,776.00
ARL Ardea Resources 12 20 5 10 0.55 $ 73,848,307.17
WCN White Cliff Min 12 8 -30 -42 0.014 $ 7,757,945.99
NAG Nagambie Resources 12 -1 -4 34 0.075 $ 37,494,925.95
AZS Azure Minerals 12 17 15 -14 0.38 $ 117,699,573.98
SMI Santana Minerals 12 109 85 14 0.24 $ 28,508,159.00
MKR Manuka Resources. 11 32 -6 -23 0.395 $ 40,088,969.89
EMU EMU NL 11 3 -35 -42 0.03 $ 13,995,434.52
SKY SKY Metals 11 9 -38 -52 0.1 $ 32,644,617.08
MCT Metalicity Limited 11 11 -29 -52 0.01 $ 21,437,715.32
IDA Indiana Resources 11 3 -24 3 0.061 $ 26,066,817.60
IVR Investigator Res 11 22 -14 36 0.072 $ 96,648,102.31
TSO Tesoro Resources 11 7 -40 -74 0.105 $ 50,100,686.90
VKA Viking Mines 11 31 -43 15 0.021 $ 21,446,427.05
ALY Alchemy Resource 10 2 -16 -43 0.014 $ 11,764,260.41
AAJ Aruma Resources 10 -7 26 -22 0.088 $ 10,832,689.26
MAU Magnetic Resources 10 3 3 30 1.65 $ 349,077,584.00
AYM Australia United Min 10 22 10 -42 0.011 $ 20,268,352.34
CTO Citigold Corp 10 10 -15 -31 0.011 $ 31,170,250.00
AM7 Arcadia Minerals 10 -15 0.22 $ 7,524,000.00
TRN Torrens Mining 10 10 21 0.17 $ 11,843,039.46
FML Focus Minerals 10 16 -8 -28 0.285 $ 51,169,598.20
PRS Prospech Limited 9 -10 -37 0 0.0755 $ 4,888,575.38
AUC Ausgold Limited 9 27 -6 -16 0.047 $ 71,340,729.35
BTR Brightstar Resources 9 71 37 71 0.048 $ 25,807,734.30
TTM Titan Minerals 9 4 20 -14 0.12 $ 173,914,187.25
G88 Golden Mile Res 8 8 -45 -21 0.052 $ 8,892,953.06
GMR Golden Rim Resources 8 8 -41 -64 0.0065 $ 19,772,098.07
ZNC Zenith Minerals 8 24 18 73 0.26 $ 84,008,275.78
BDC Bardoc Gold 8 12 -8 -14 0.066 $ 114,526,986.82
M24 Mamba Exploration 8 5 -22 0.2 $ 7,400,000.00
VAN Vango Mining 8 3 -13 -31 0.068 $ 70,346,777.66
KSN Kingston Resources 8 8 -5 -25 0.21 $ 60,092,456.97
BAR Barra Resources 8 12 40 -26 0.028 $ 21,360,712.85
DLC Delecta Limited 8 0 100 133 0.014 $ 16,702,471.87
CLA Celsius Resource 7 26 -31 -12 0.029 $ 30,369,614.35
LEX Lefroy Exploration 7 12 -66 78 0.435 $ 52,898,853.48
MM8 Medallion Metals. 7 0 -17 0.22 $ 17,408,568.49
BAT Battery Minerals 7 7 -17 -50 0.015 $ 29,444,835.46
DCN Dacian Gold 7 21 -41 -43 0.235 $ 227,346,050.94
KZR Kalamazoo Resources 7 19 -8 -38 0.4 $ 54,408,280.77
QML Qmines Limited 7 23 0.4 $ 21,078,175.20
KNB Koonenberrygold 6 0.165 $ 12,135,480.72
NSM Northstaw 6 10 -12 -31 0.33 $ 13,241,910.00
OKR Okapi Resources 6 6 225 216 0.585 $ 58,246,433.82
CDT Castle Minerals 6 31 42 42 0.017 $ 14,608,859.07
RND Rand Mining 6 3 -2 -33 1.57 $ 91,570,297.21
ONX Orminex 6 -19 -38 30 0.035 $ 18,628,413.82
MRR Minrex Resources 6 13 -22 -36 0.018 $ 10,518,966.99
THR Thor Mining PLC 6 6 36 -21 0.019 $ 11,848,635.32
DRE Drednought Resources 5 5 105 34 0.039 $ 110,442,622.76
TBA Tombola Gold 5 8 -18 -9 0.042 $ 27,274,718.50
MDI Middle Island Res 5 12 -25 -75 0.105 $ 13,466,004.42
CYL Catalyst Metals 5 12 -7 -19 2.1 $ 206,421,018.30
HXG Hexagon Energy 5 13 -14 67 0.085 $ 37,465,161.47
AL8 Alderan Resource 5 -12 -38 -63 0.043 $ 18,299,341.44
A1G African Gold . 5 -12 -8 80 0.22 $ 19,405,647.24
GTR Gti Resources 5 -9 77 62 0.0345 $ 31,042,296.11
BRV Big River Gold 4 -19 -43 -51 0.235 $ 48,277,339.44
G50 Gold50Limited 4 4 0.24 $ 12,076,320.24
MGV Musgrave Minerals 4 41 4 -30 0.38 $ 206,253,335.37
OKU Oklo Resources 4 8 -9 -55 0.13 $ 65,523,875.56
BYH Bryah Resources 4 -4 -24 -13 0.053 $ 12,555,601.80
KRM Kingsrose Mining 4 23 -2 56 0.053 $ 37,230,374.95
ASO Aston Minerals 4 13 17 200 0.135 $ 133,587,640.06
MZZ Matador Mining 4 14 28 0 0.415 $ 87,786,738.77
CDR Codrus Minerals 4 -7 0.14 $ 6,000,000.00
XAM Xanadu Mines 4 -6 -60 -34 0.029 $ 37,771,132.50
TLM Talisman Mining 4 7 0 21 0.145 $ 27,181,949.26
KCC Kincora Copper 3 -6 -50 0.15 $ 11,516,229.60
MOH Moho Resources 3 3 -18 -45 0.063 $ 6,506,350.33
VRC Volt Resources 3 3 52 167 0.032 $ 79,433,314.65
OZM Ozaurum Resources 3 7 -9 0.16 $ 8,582,400.00
ARV Artemis Resources 3 28 12 -33 0.1 $ 125,499,765.10
PRX Prodigy Gold NL 3 -13 -24 -28 0.034 $ 20,391,966.21
VMC Venus Metals Cor 3 3 -11 -36 0.17 $ 27,949,556.36
BNZ Benzmining 3 1 -7 0.725 $ 36,722,086.56
GBR Greatbould Resources 3 29 441 168 0.2 $ 67,874,803.71
ARN Aldoro Resources 3 -12 11 327 0.41 $ 37,133,707.38
AAR Anglo Australian 3 -4 -25 -52 0.082 $ 48,886,697.60
NES Nelson Resources. 2 -2 -49 -43 0.043 $ 8,354,564.39
CAZ Cazaly Resources 2 12 4 2 0.047 $ 17,369,473.55
GBZ GBM Rsources 2 31 15 -29 0.1375 $ 70,953,302.98
MVL Marvel Gold Limited 2 7 33 -19 0.064 $ 38,209,565.33
NCM Newcrest Mining 1 7 -10 -21 25.085 $ 20,383,517,621.32
STN Saturn Metals 1 18 4 -43 0.425 $ 47,579,630.48
DTR Dateline Resources 1 2 -10 44 0.09 $ 40,727,653.22
YRL Yandal Resources 1 -10 0 -27 0.455 $ 45,700,178.62
ADT Adriatic Metals 1 -1 26 35 2.81 $ 518,987,577.28
AME Alto Metals Limited 1 28 2 0 0.1 $ 47,277,272.28
WMC Wiluna Mining Corp 1 4 5 -42 1.04 $ 164,639,575.36
CHN Chalice Mining 1 -4 10 114 6.75 $ 2,407,038,387.60
MML Medusa Mining 1 -2 -9 -12 0.755 $ 155,904,975.75
EMR Emerald Res NL 0 19 17 62 1.02 $ 520,551,179.07
SBR Sabre Resources 0 0 -17 -44 0.005 $ 8,446,568.25
PUR Pursuit Minerals 0 -30 -55 192 0.035 $ 30,921,459.23
REZ Resourc & En Grp 0 9 24 -47 0.047 $ 21,152,358.66
DCX Discovex Res 0 11 -29 -17 0.005 $ 12,843,320.38
SIH Sihayo Gold Limited 0 0 -29 -60 0.01 $ 36,854,614.13
TMZ Thomson Res 0 -14 -23 6 0.085 $ 44,961,200.49
CWX Carawine Resources 0 8 -20 -44 0.2 $ 23,411,328.93
ENR Encounter Resources 0 0 38 7 0.22 $ 71,270,217.68
BBX BBX Minerals 0 -3 -21 -55 0.19 $ 87,024,080.25
GMN Gold Mountain 0 5 -49 -49 0.02 $ 21,402,983.40
AQX Alice Queen 0 -9 -50 -69 0.01 $ 13,702,230.10
GED Golden Deeps 0 0 0 -20 0.012 $ 9,310,217.28
NAE New Age Exploration 0 0 -45 -39 0.011 $ 15,794,888.01
GUL Gullewa Limited 0 -11 -9 -30 0.081 $ 15,420,221.10
LM8 Lunnonmetalslimited 0 -21 0.4 $ 32,172,065.52
PGD Peregrine Gold 0 11 48 0.4 $ 15,119,457.75
AVW Avira Resources 0 0 -14 -33 0.006 $ 10,312,740.00
TSC Twenty Seven Co. 0 20 0 -25 0.006 $ 13,304,069.53
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0 0 -29 88 0.015 $ 96,071,077.76
TAM Tanami Gold NL 0 0 -3 -4 0.072 $ 85,782,084.36
KAI Kairos Minerals 0 0 -3 -56 0.03 $ 51,972,639.28
RML Resolution Minerals 0 11 -28 -53 0.021 $ 11,174,054.58
RVR Red River Resources 0 34 0 8 0.215 $ 114,062,187.36
AQI Alicanto Min 0 10 29 -21 0.135 $ 46,041,444.54
DDD 3D Resources Limited 0 0 -20 -26 0.004 $ 15,521,488.37
GNM Great Northern 0 -11 -20 -53 0.008 $ 9,672,407.81
RMX Red Mount Min 0 -10 -18 -40 0.009 $ 13,180,124.72
SPQ Superior Resources 0 18 8 8 0.013 $ 19,537,088.68
CGN Crater Gold Min 0 0 -6 42 0.017 $ 20,867,429.74
KGM Kalnorth Gold 0 0 0 0 0.013 $ 11,625,120.78
TRY Troy Resources 0 0 -48 -75 0.037 $ 30,073,993.35
MLS Metals Australia 0 0 0 0 0.002 $ 10,477,114.72
NUS Nusantara Resources 0 1 29 18 0.3475 $ 80,506,369.93
MHC Manhattan Corp 0 0 -14 -59 0.012 $ 18,315,344.32
MBK Metal Bank 0 11 -9 -17 0.01 $ 11,890,683.04
BGD Bartongoldholdings 0 3 0.18 $ 15,451,199.28
FG1 Flynngold 0 3 0.15 $ 9,383,087.75
TAR Taruga Minerals 0 0 -14 -18 0.049 $ 25,090,940.29
IPT Impact Minerals 0 -12 -17 -38 0.015 $ 30,356,923.79
SVL Silver Mines Limited 0 13 -4 0 0.215 $ 284,083,220.74
ZAG Zuleika Gold 0 -8 -45 -66 0.022 $ 9,022,054.21
SBM St Barbara Limited 0 14 -27 -47 1.535 $ 1,085,576,384.97
BCN Beacon Minerals 0 0 -3 1 0.033 $ 120,305,049.32
PNX PNX Metals Limited 0 17 -13 -36 0.007 $ 27,391,451.33
MTH Mithril Resources 0 7 -17 -53 0.015 $ 38,703,495.62
RED Red 5 Limited 0 26 38 -8 0.27 $ 647,999,179.30
TCG Turaco Gold Limited 0 43 131 114 0.15 $ 47,228,223.56
GSN Great Southern 0 62 31 -20 0.076 $ 38,430,191.92
NXM Nexus Minerals 0 43 406 150 0.45 $ 109,759,993.60
ANL Amani Gold 0 50 200 50 0.003 $ 55,163,796.32
AGG AngloGold Ashanti 0 25 -13 -33 5.04 $ 445,146,747.35
WGX Westgold Resources. -1 17 -14 -30 1.95 $ 831,845,004.53
TBR Tribune Res -1 1 -8 -30 5 $ 278,605,488.87
NML Navarre Minerals -1 7 -32 -59 0.092 $ 67,005,326.50
S2R S2 Resources -1 -5 -48 -66 0.089 $ 31,004,612.39
STK Strickland Metals -1 87 340 -18 0.088 $ 96,092,907.33
MTC Metalstech -1 31 318 239 0.42 $ 70,832,450.75
NWM Norwest Minerals -1 15 19 -25 0.082 $ 14,809,796.55
MRZ Mont Royal Resources -1 18 20 6 0.36 $ 13,635,617.40
ERM Emmerson Resources -1 6 -11 -21 0.068 $ 34,378,455.74
FFX Firefinch -2 2 115 189 0.635 $ 597,296,394.69
MAT Matsa Resources -2 5 -26 -56 0.061 $ 21,847,431.82
ICL Iceni Gold -2 30 19 0.28 $ 32,340,598.11
CEL Challenger Exp -2 2 -11 34 0.275 $ 267,800,616.88
MEI Meteoric Resources -2 -22 -55 -60 0.025 $ 33,432,288.48
WAF West African Res -2 43 34 33 1.37 $ 1,224,204,426.51
PNR Pantoro Limited -2 5 0 0 0.21 $ 295,889,726.58
NST Northern Star -2 2 -14 -42 9.45 $ 10,982,283,606.57
WWI West Wits Mining -2 -13 -52 -29 0.041 $ 65,461,893.88
GML Gateway Mining -3 32 -36 -8 0.0185 $ 34,265,440.80
BC8 Black Cat Syndicate -3 6 -27 -26 0.55 $ 77,444,296.05
SLR Silver Lake Resource -3 23 -9 -29 1.62 $ 1,403,240,931.77
CMM Capricorn Metals -3 19 45 44 2.59 $ 931,812,745.49
AUT Auteco Minerals -3 3 -15 -41 0.0795 $ 133,374,314.88
EVN Evolution Mining -3 1 -20 -35 3.78 $ 6,891,851,557.44
CAI Calidus Resources -3 10 44 -14 0.605 $ 239,957,008.20
POL Polymetals Resources -3 4 0.14 $ 5,241,139.70
LCL Los Cerros Limited -3 12 -18 -26 0.14 $ 85,855,457.93
PRU Perseus Mining -4 13 25 26 1.635 $ 2,049,039,181.90
SSR SSR Mining Inc. -4 1 2 -22 21.19 $ 442,485,151.29
KWR Kingwest Resources -4 8 4 -40 0.13 $ 26,034,648.88
RRL Regis Resources -4 10 -19 -54 2.21 $ 1,660,508,757.60
RGL Riversgold -4 -14 -54 -60 0.024 $ 9,697,012.70
AGC AGC -4 -4 -29 0.12 $ 8,465,910.50
AGC AGC -4 -4 -29 0.12 $ 8,465,910.50
SI6 SI6 Metals Limited -4 0 -20 0 0.012 $ 17,137,727.82
PKO Peako Limited -4 -15 -34 -36 0.023 $ 7,094,444.32
KAU Kaiser Reef -4 5 -29 -44 0.225 $ 27,544,660.65
MEU Marmota Limited -4 -12 0 -8 0.044 $ 42,615,482.36
TG1 Techgen Metals -5 14 -22 0.21 $ 8,091,044.85
MKG Mako Gold -5 14 15 -9 0.105 $ 39,179,764.21
DEX Duke Exploration -5 -13 -41 0.205 $ 18,042,230.40
HMX Hammer Metals -5 -13 -45 27 0.061 $ 52,877,150.50
BGL Bellevue Gold -5 3 -14 -34 0.8575 $ 838,888,321.45
CBY Canterbury Resources -5 6 -9 -31 0.1 $ 12,019,853.00
GWR GWR Group -5 5 -52 -15 0.1475 $ 48,445,830.88
RSG Resolute Mining -5 7 -17 -54 0.4325 $ 485,712,790.64
EM2 Eagle Mountain -5 8 -25 76 0.74 $ 173,328,732.72
PDI Predictive Disc -5 42 103 203 0.185 $ 244,147,970.16
RMS Ramelius Resources -5 11 -12 -27 1.54 $ 1,247,072,312.79
BMO Bastion Minerals -5 8 26 0.265 $ 18,730,003.90
HAW Hawthorn Resources -6 6 -11 -53 0.051 $ 17,009,296.26
GOR Gold Road Res -6 6 3 -10 1.325 $ 1,172,136,632.87
KCN Kingsgate Consolid. -6 83 73 91 1.555 $ 368,498,554.25
BMR Ballymore Resources -6 -8 0 0 0.245 $ 17,512,129.85
ALK Alkane Resources -6 16 17 -34 0.895 $ 553,892,580.60
OAU Ora Gold Limited -6 -6 -27 -30 0.016 $ 13,473,523.55
SFM Santa Fe Minerals -6 -6 -20 -2 0.08 $ 5,825,503.12
AXE Archer Materials -6 -24 76 206 1.53 $ 358,877,061.00
TIE Tietto Minerals -6 39 56 -21 0.445 $ 200,800,407.86
TNR Torian Resources -6 0 -37 -12 0.029 $ 29,070,036.56
GRL Godolphin Resources -6 -6 -28 -51 0.145 $ 12,616,690.65
SRN Surefire Rescs NL -7 0 -46 -56 0.014 $ 16,012,500.93
GIB Gibb River Diamonds -7 14 24 -35 0.084 $ 17,343,774.49
AAU Antilles Gold -7 -5 -13 117 0.077 $ 23,104,377.04
ICG Inca Minerals -7 -11 -11 92 0.125 $ 62,522,839.21
RDN Raiden Resources -7 9 4 -47 0.025 $ 28,235,754.41
SLZ Sultan Resources -8 13 -5 -31 0.18 $ 12,516,190.02
E2M E2 Metals -8 -15 -34 2 0.23 $ 34,608,378.99
ADV Ardiden -8 -15 -31 -73 0.011 $ 23,686,688.92
FAU First Au -8 -27 -31 -52 0.011 $ 8,451,145.34
RXL Rox Resources -8 -4 -32 -57 0.38 $ 59,890,893.32
OBM Ora Banda Mining -9 -4 -62 -71 0.096 $ 94,499,776.99
LNY Laneway Res -9 0 -17 -29 0.005 $ 19,520,329.67
DGO DGO Gold Limited -9 -6 -18 -22 2.79 $ 231,664,691.94
MEG Megado -10 0 -42 0.095 $ 4,089,635.81
NMR Native Mineral Res -10 7 -19 0.235 $ 6,627,105.00
KTA Krakatoa Resources -11 -11 -1 -35 0.0595 $ 17,387,885.10
SVY Stavely Minerals -12 6 -26 -36 0.435 $ 117,432,653.40
M2R Miramar -12 -5 -22 -10 0.18 $ 8,498,703.60
DEG De Grey Mining -12 14 -15 -10 1.11 $ 1,564,018,364.81
RDT Red Dirt Metals -12 182 355 220 0.705 $ 103,229,951.58
BEZ Besragoldinc -13 0.14 $ 27,495,993.60
CHZ Chesser Resources -14 -11 4 -52 0.125 $ 60,514,496.25
NVA Nova Minerals -14 11 3 -9 0.155 $ 286,406,009.12
PAK Pacific American Hld -15 6 -17 -9 0.017 $ 5,415,943.30
CXU Cauldron Energy -16 -27 -31 -16 0.027 $ 13,756,221.64
GSM Golden State Mining -22 -22 -19 -64 0.105 $ 8,724,238.43

 

NEWPEAK METALS (ASX:NPM)

$14m market cap NPM has gold exploration projects in Finland and Argentina. This week, there was news from both.

The first drill hole at the ‘Satulinmäki’ prospect in Finland hit promising 5m at 1.8g/t gold from 20m (including 3m at 2.7g/t from 22m and 1m at 4.3g/t from 23m). To date, 5 holes for 921m have been completed.

Meanwhile, sampling at ‘Las Opeñas’ in Argentina has confined anomalous gold and silver at surface across a 600 x 100m geophysical anomaly.

The sample results reinforce that Las Opeñas is a priority target for drilling, NPM says.

 

APOLLO CONSOLIDATED (ASX:AOP)

Signs of the boom are back, as AOP’s friendly takeover by Ramelius Resources (ASX:RMS)  turns into a bidding war.

Fellow AOP suitor Gold Road Resources (ASX:GOR) one-upped its mid-tier colleague, with a $166 million all cash offer for the junior explorer yesterday morning.

Apollo owns the 1.1Moz Lake Rebecca gold project around 100km east of Kalgoorlie.

GOR’s 56c a share all cash offer would appear to trump the cash and scrip bid from Ramelius, which would have handed Apollo’s shareholders $99m all up in cash at 34c plus the balance in shares.

The Gold Road bid is a 23% premium to Apollo’s 45.5c closing price on October 14, before Apollo entered a trading halt ahead of the Ramelius deal, a 40% premium to the 30 day VWAP of 40c and a 73% premium to its 6 month VWAP of 32.4c.

Apollo stock hit a 12 month low of just 27c on December 15 last year.

Gold Road has also built a 19.9% stake in Apollo after picking up a number of shares at the 56c off-market offer price, effectively blocking the Ramelius bid which has a 90% minimum acceptance condition.

Apollo’s board, which recommended shareholders accept the Ramelius offer, has advised shareholders to take no action in regards to the Gold Road bid until it has prepared a target’s statement.

 

PEAK MINERALS (ASX:PUA)

PUA is spinning out its gold exploration assets into new vehicle Vertex Minerals, which has lodged a prospectus to raise $5.5m at 20c per share.

The company’s assets will include:

  • The ‘Hill End’ project — located in the region where the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered was found — in the Lachlan Fold Belt of NSW
  • The ‘Hargraves’ project, 30km north of Hill End, a 4km by 10km goldfield “with numerous mineralised structures”
  • The ‘Pride of Elvire’ and ‘Taylors Rock ‘projects in WA

The expected date for quotation on ASX is 21 December, 2021.



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Nickel Prices Hit 7-Year High As Supply Problems Mount 

Nickel Prices Jump To Seven-Year High As Supply Woes Mount 

Nickel is the latest industrial metal to ramp vertically on dwindling supply…

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Nickel Prices Jump To Seven-Year High As Supply Woes Mount 

Nickel is the latest industrial metal to ramp vertically on dwindling supply concerns sending prices in London to seven-year highs. 

Contracts for the industrial metal on the London Metal Exchange jumped 4.6% to $20,963 per metric ton on Wednesday, the highest since May 2014. 

Nickel — used in kitchen wares, smartphones, medical equipment, transport, buildings, batteries, and jewelry — has doubled in price this year. 

“At this juncture, watch the critical cash-three month gap, which is already backwardation and has the scope to widen further. It was last at $83/ton, the biggest in two years. Spiking spreads have been an important feature for record-setting tin, which has rallied almost 90% this year, and similarly in the copper market,” Bloomberg said. 

Tightening supply is primarily due to Vale SA, one of the world’s top nickel producers, slashing its production outlook for the year due to a strike at its Canadian mine. MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC, the world’s largest refined nickel producer, reported declining output in the third quarter. The second-largest metal producer, the Philippines, said output this year would be 10% less than the annual average due to torrential rains and declining vessels for transport. 

On Tuesday, Vale said its nickel output would be in the range of 165,000 to 170,000 tons versus earlier projections of 200,000 tons. This news was one day after courts suspended operations at its Onca Puma mine in Brazil.

On Wednesday, Tesla’s CFO Zachary Kirkhorn revealed the company had seen an impact from soaring industrial metal prices, particularly aluminum and nickel. He said this prompted Tesla to swap out nickel-based batteries iron-based batteries for its standard Model 3 and Model Y models across world markets to save costs. 

BloombergNEF expects the nickel price to remain over $18,000 per ton for the year. 

The latest rise of industrial metals comes from China, where smelters have been taken offline as the Beijing reduces power to energy-intensive industries amid a power crunch. 

Inflation expectations have been rising on the backs of higher metal prices. 

Tightening nickel supplies can extend price gains, echoing recent ramps in aluminum and copper markets. 

Tyler Durden Thu, 10/21/2021 – 15:21

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Consolidated Uranium, Denison and Other Miners Hitting 52-Week Highs

CI Financial Corp. (T.CIX) hit a new 52-week high of $28.19 on Thursday. CI and McCutchen Group LLC today announced an agreement under which CI will acquire…

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CI Financial Corp. (T.CIX) hit a new 52-week high of $28.19 on Thursday. CI and McCutchen Group LLC today announced an agreement under which CI will acquire McCutchen Group, an ultra-high-net-worth focused wealth management firm with $3.4 billion iU.S. n assets under management.

 

Consolidated Uranium Inc. (V.CUR) hit a new 52-week high of $3.10 on Thursday. Consolidated and Labrador Uranium Inc. have entered into an agreement Red Cloud Securities Inc. to act as lead agent and sole bookrunner on behalf of a syndicate of agents in connection with a fully marketed private placement

 

[nxtlink id="268570"]Denison Mines Corp.[/nxtlink] (T.DML) hit a new 52-week high of $2.32 on Thursday. Denison has entered into a private agreement to sell 32,500,000 common shares of [nxtlink id="269110"]GoviEx Uranium Inc.[/nxtlink], currently held by Denison for investment purposes, and 32,500,000 common share purchase warrants entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share of GoviEx owned by Denison at an exercise price of $0.80 for a term of 18 months.

 

[nxtlink id="269191"]Jazz Resources Inc.[/nxtlink] (V.JZR) hit a new 52-week high of 84 cents on Thursday. Jazz Resources reports that drilling on the bedrock portion of the Vila Nova gold project, Amapa State, Brazil has intersected veins totaling 23.09 meters grading 31.58 g/t (one ounce per tonne) at a vertical depth of 74.47 meters in Hole VN-3

 

[nxtlink id="268339"]Asante Gold Corporation[/nxtlink] (C.ASE) hit a new 52-week high of $1.38 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Canadian National Railway Company (T.CNR) hit a new 52-week high of $163.91 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Canadian Western Bank (T.CWB) hit a new 52-week high of $39.53 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

DREAM Unlimited Corp. (T.DRM) hit a new 52-week high of $30.37 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

[nxtlink id="268577"]Energy Fuels Inc.[/nxtlink] (T.EFR) hit a new 52-week high of $10.42 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Finning International Inc. (T.FTT) hit a new 52-week high of $50.36 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

GFL Environmental Inc. (T.GFL) hit a new 52-week high of $13.51 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

NanoXplore Inc. (T.GRA) hit a new 52-week high of $7.28 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (T.GRT.UN) hit a new 52-week high of $97.58 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (T.HWO) hit a new 52-week high of $1.94 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

IGM Financial Inc. (T.IGM) hit a new 52-week high of $47.91 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

[nxtlink id="268619"]Josemaria Resources Inc.[/nxtlink] (T.JOSE) hit a new 52-week high of $1.44 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

[nxtlink id="269213"]Kiplin Metals Inc.[/nxtlink] (V.KIP) hit a new 52-week high of 98 cents on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Loblaw Companies Limited (T.L) hit a new 52-week high of $9.36 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

[nxtlink id="268626"]Laramide Resources Ltd.[/nxtlink] (T.LAM) hit a new 52-week high of $1.05 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. Class A Shares (T.LCS) hit a new 52-week high of $6.94 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

Luxxfolio Holdings Inc (C.LUXX) hit a new 52-week high of $1.08 on Thursday. No news stories available today.

 

 

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