- Planning is underway to drill test its lithium bearing pegmatite zone discovered in the summer 2016 exploration program on ground adjacent to Nemaska Lithium’s (T-NMX) Whabouchi Deposit and the newly discovered Doris zone
Vancouver, BC / January 18, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that planning is underway to drill test its lithium bearing pegmatite zone discovered in the summer 2016 exploration program on ground adjacent to Nemaska Lithium’s (T-NMX) Whabouchi Deposit and the newly discovered Doris zone.
On January 17th, 2017 Nemaska Lithium announced “With the Doris zone discovery in late fall it is prudent to consider the possible impact of its eastward continuance…” In the news release of November 28th, 2016, Nemaska Lithium stated, “the Doris zone, contains 5 interconnected dykes and has now been confirmed on 420m of lateral extension and up to a maximum depth of 440m where it joins the main dyke.” “Doris appears to run parallel to main zone which extends for 1.2km to the northeast.”
Durango’s 100% wholly owned NMX East ground adjoins Nemaska Lithium on the eastern perimeter where Nemaska Lithium’s Doris zone remains open, less than 1.5km from the proposed mining pit. Durango’s geological team confirmed a pegmatitic intrusion running parallel to Nemaska Lithium’s main zone where it tested positive for anomalous Lithium and rubidium as per the news release on September 21, 2016. A map of the zones comparative with Nemaska Lithium Inc. may be viewed on the Durango website.
Durango is a natural resources company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. The Company has a 100% interest in the Mayner’s Fortune and Smith Island limestone properties in northwest British Columbia, the Decouverte and Trove gold properties in the Abitibi Region of Quebec, and the NMX East lithium property near the Whabouchi mine and the Buckshot graphite property near the Miller Mine in Quebec, the Whitney Northwest property near the Lake Shore Gold and Goldcorp joint venture in Ontario.
For further information on Durango, please refer to its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
Marcy Kiesman, Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: 604.428.2900 or 604.339.2243
This document may contain or refer to forward-looking information based on current expectations, including, but not limited to timing of mineral resource estimates, future exploration or project development programs and the impact on the Company of these events. Forward-looking information is subject to significant risks and uncertainties, as actual results may differ materially from forecasted results. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date hereof and we assume no responsibility to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. For a detailed list of risks and uncertainties relating to Durango, please refer to the Company’s prospectus filed on its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
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