New Point Announces Staged Exploration in Progress at the Majuba Hill Copper Property
VANCOUVER—July 18, 2018— New Point Exploration Corp. (CSE: NP / OTC: NPEZF / FSE: 4NP) (“New Point” or the “Company”) is pleased to announcethat exploration is underway at the Majuba Hill Copper Project in Nevada. This work will consolidate, integrate, and utilize the substantial database of information for Majuba Hill to expand the known drill targets and copper mineralization on the property. New Point is the first company to integrate all of the d
a comprehensive three-dimensional model. The dataset is in a format which has allowed the company to proceed quickly with exploration planning and scheduling.
Bryn Gardener-Evans, President & CEO of New Point commented, “We expect to be drilling shortly to test for the extensions of the stockwork copper mineralizationintersected in MMX-24, including 113 meters at 0.45% copper, and oxide mineralization around MH-6 that assayed 47.4 meters at 1.06% copper.” * Plans for in-fill IP geophysical lines and a more comprehensive ground magnetic survey are underway as well.
Exploration at Majuba Hill
Since acquiring Majuba Hill the company has:
- Combined the drilling, geochemistry, and geophysics into a preliminary 3D model
- Engaged Wright Geophysics (James Wright) to help interpret the geophysics
- Commenced analysis and interpretation of surface and underground geology using the 3D model
The comprehensive Majuba Hill database includes:
- Geology from previous operators and published geology from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Bureau of Mines
- 68 Holes (54 Core and 14 RC) drilled between 1941 and 2017 for a total of 45,272 feet
- 994 soil and 297 rock samples analyzed for Cu, Ag, Au and other elements using a multi-spectral process
- 20 line-km of IP (Induced Polarization) geophysical data
- 1,603 historic, underground chip-channel samples analyzed for copper and tin
Updates on the staged exploration program and upcoming drill campaign will be released in due course.
The company would also like to announce that it has secured DTC eligibility by The Depository Trust Company for its OTCPK shares under the symbol “NPEZF”.
*Reference: Alan J. Morris MSc, CPG May 31, 2017 NI 43-101 Technical Report, Majuba Hill Copper Project, Pershing County, Nevada, USA
About New Point Exploration Corp.
New Point (CSE: NP / OTC: NPEZF / FSE: 4NP) is engaged in the business of acquiring, exploring and developing mineral properties related to the growing battery industry. Focused on high grade, prospective properties in North America, New Point is building a portfolio that includes lithium, cobalt and copper projects in prospective, mining-friendly jurisdictions. New Point, A Next Generation Metals Company.
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