Adyton announces filing of Fergusson Island and Feni Island Technical Reports
BRISBANE, Nov. 25, 2021 - Adyton Resources Corp. (TSX Venture: ADY) (OTCQB: ADYRF) announces that it has filed on SEDAR, National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") technical reports with respect to the new Mineral Resource estimates for the Company's 100% owned Fergusson Island and Feni Island Projects. The technical reports entitled "NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Fergusson Gold Property, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea" and "NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Feni Gold-Copper Property, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea" have an effective date of October 14, 2021 and support the Mineral Resource estimates for the Fergusson Island and Feni Island projects released on October 14, 2021.
Key highlights from the technical reports include:
- An 88% increase in total gold ounces across the company's 100% owned Fergusson Island Gold Project and Feni Gold and Copper Project, located within Papua New Guinea's renowned "Rim of Fire".
- Fergusson Island maiden Indicated Resource of 175,000 gold ounces at 1.33 grams/tonne (g/t) and Inferred Resource increased by 33% to 540,000 gold ounces at 1.08 g/t.
- Feni Island Inferred Resource increased by 123% to 1,460,000 gold ounces at 0.75 g/t.
Table 1 presents a summary of the updated mineral resources for the consolidated Fergusson Island and Feni Island Projects.
|Fergusson Island - Gameta Project||1.33||4.0||173||1.01||10.5||340|
|Fergusson Island - Wapolu Project||-||-||-||1.06||5.8||200|
|Fergusson Island total||1.33||4.0||173||1.02||16.3||540|
Table 1: Gameta, Wapolu and Feni combined Adyton group resources at 0.5g/t gold cut-off
The scientific and technical content of this press release has been reviewed by Rod Watt, BSc Hons (Geo), FAusIMM, Chief Geologist and a director of Adyton Resources Corp., who is a "Qualified Person" as defined by NI 43-101.
Technical Reports and Qualified Persons
The technical reports are available for review on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and on the Company's website (www.adytonresources.com). Readers are encouraged to read the Technical Reports in their entirety, including all qualifications, assumptions and exclusions that relate to the Mineral Resource estimates. The technical reports are intended to be read as a whole, and sections should not be read or relied upon out of context.
The technical reports were prepared by Mr Mark Berry (MAIG), Mr John Horton (FAusIMM CP, MAIG), Mr Simon Tear (MIGI PGeo), Mr Matthew White (MAIG), Mr Andy Thomas (MAIG) of Derisk Geomining Consultants Pty Ltd, each of whom is an Independent Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF Adyton Resources Corp.
Frank Terranova, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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Frank Terranova, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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ABOUT ADYTON RESOURCES CORPORATION
Adyton Resources Corp. is focused on the development of gold and copper resources in world class mineral jurisdictions. It currently has a portfolio of highly prospective mineral exploration projects in Papua New Guinea on which it is exploring for copper and gold. The Company's mineral exploration projects are located on the Pacific Ring of Fire which hosts several world class copper and gold deposits. Adyton was formed by a reverse takeover transaction completed with XIB I Capital Corporation on 17 February 2021 and commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ADY" on February 24, 2021. Adyton is also quoted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the code 701: GR. Further as of 1 August 2021 Adyton is also quoted on the OTCQB market under the code ADYRF. For more information about Adyton and its projects, visit www.adytonresources.com.
Figure 1 Map showing the location of Adyton's Papua New Guinea exploration projects relative to significant PNG gold projects.