Niobe & Wyemandoo Ore Characterisation - Centre for Exploration Targeting

Niobe & Wyemandoo Ore Characterisation

Geochemistry and Metallogenic Processes

Niobe & Wyemandoo Ore Characterisation
Start Date:
1 Mar 2022
End Date:
31 May 2022
Location:
Western Australia

The Niobe tantalum-lithium project lies 70 kilometres north-west of Mount Magnet in the Murchison province of Western Australia (“Niobe”). The project is a tantalum-lithium exploration project based on a pegmatite dyke swarm hosted by a metagabbro sill. High-grade tantalum ore has been mined in the past from a small open pit and there are shallow high-grade drill intersections that have not yet been mined. This mineralisation is open at depth. Anomalous lithium values were detected in the 1980s, but the lithium potential of the area has been largely ignored since then. The project area lies within the Archean Dalgaranga Greenstone Belt. The Wyemandoo Project, 80km southeast of Mount Magnet, covers 9km2 on granted licence E57/1017 and is contiguous with Aldoro’s recently granted tenement E59/2431 on the Narndee-Windimurra Igneous Complex.

The project is a rare metal exploration project in an Archean layered mafic intrusion cut by numerous pegmatite dykes. There is also an extensive zone of high-grade hydrothermal tungsten (scheelite) veins. Under these context Aldoro Resources seeks to improve their knowledge of the area as well as a better understanding mineral hosting Rb, Li and Cs and relevant mineralisation matrix

Involvement

Project Coordinator:

Investigators:

  • Luis Parra Avila

Additional Information

Industry Participants: Aldoro Resources