ION Energy Limited has revealed that its lithium exploration programs in Mongola have advanced following site visits to its Baavhai Uul and Urgakh Naran projects in late April, as the company awaits the results from brine collected and core samples.
The company said its flagship Baavhai Uul project has shown about 25% lithium anomalies to date, with further drilling results pending.
Results from core brine sampling at Urgakh Naran are also expected in the coming weeks.
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This sampling was collected from the surface, with five of eight transient electromagnetic lines completed, the company said in a statement.
A total of 53 auger holes, to depths of 12 metres (m), 2m after the water table or basement depending on which was arrived at first, are being sampled every 2m and are bailed a minimum of twice 24 hours after being…