For the experiment the influent wastewater of Kohtla-Jarve WWTP was purified from sulphides
(blowing oxygen through the wastewater at low pH), and different amounts (10-80 ml) of sulphide
-free wastewater at pH 7.
process plant design and costing on a 3,000 t/d crushing, ball mill and flotation plant with dry stacked tailings for treating the supergene, transition and deeper sulphide
portions of the deposit;
Hole FW-06-04 intersected several sulphide
rich zones including 0.
The continued discovery of alteration, mineralization and favourable geology, indicative of the footwall area to a massive sulphide
deposit unrelated to the Louvicourt mine and within an environment that would support the potential for a deep base metal massive sulphide
deposit, is very encouraging.
Vice President, Exploration, commented, "The drilling results continue to indicate wide zones of sulphide
mineralization in the areas where we have delineated coincident IP anomalies that extend over 6 kilometres of strike length.
The first three anomalies are situated in the northwestern part of the property and are regionally-developed parallel sulphide
zones that can be traced for a distance of over 8 km.
The Company is confident that a decision regarding production from the underground sulphides
could be made as early as Q1 2006 once metallurgical, engineering, capital and operating costs and resource/reserve characteristics are known.
Diamond drilling results on West Ansil have been extremely encouraging as we firm up the geometry and continuity of the base metal sulphide
Sporadic, semi massive sulphides
were also found between 147.
Four additional drill holes just completed intersected sulphide
mineralization and assays are pending.
Other features consistent with productive Ni-Cu-PGE sulphide
-bearing mafic-ultramafic intrusions are the local occurrence of disseminated sulphides
hosted within basal breccias that contain evidence of wall-rock contamination of the intrusion.
The first hole of the 2005 Boomerang drilling program will test 25 meters vertically above the massive sulphide
intersection in hole GA04-11.