“The resource allows us to accelerate our future development strategies, as these results provide certainty over the life of our mine. We are also looking at our Trawalla deposit which contains an additional 12.7 million tonnes of kaolinized granite and how this can be incorporated into these strategies,” the chairman said.
Suvo Strategic Minerals Ltd (ASX: SUV) has completed a first JORC compliant Kaolinized Granite resource for its Pittong production operations in Victoria, returning 3.74 million tonnes indicated and 1.97 million tonnes inferred for a total of 5.69 million tons.
This resource is expected to produce 1.97 million tonnes of bright white kaolin with an ISO brightness of 80.51 and a bleached ISO brightness of 83.61, less than 45 micrometers (45 μm) in size.
The Pittong mine is 100% owned by a subsidiary of Suvo and is just 2 kilometers from the Pittong processing facilities, which produce approximately 25,000 tonnes per year of refined kaolin products.
“Very important step”
“The conversion of the Pittong mine from PERC (European standard) to JORC 2012 compliance is a very important step in the development of the company, which will support the revitalization of the company’s assets and plans to increase production. mine and plant,” said Robert Martin, executive chairman of Suvo Minerals. noted.
“The resource allows us to accelerate our future development strategies, as these results provide certainty over the life of our mine.
“We are also looking at our Trawalla deposit which contains an additional 12.7 million tonnes of kaolinized granite and how this can be incorporated into these strategies.”
The Trawalla deposit has the potential to produce an additional 3.5 million tonnes of bright white kaolin with ISO 80.8 brightness and ISO 83.7 bleached brightness, also below 45 micrometers in size.
About Suvo Strategic Minerals
Suvo Strategic Minerals is an Australian dual product mining company focused on the development of its 100% owned White Knight Kaolin project in the Yilgarn craton in the central wheat belt and its 100% owned Nova Silica project located in the Gin Gin Scarp near township. of Eneabba, both in Western Australia.
Suvo catapulted itself to producer status by acquiring the Pittong Kaolin business from a subsidiary of Imerys, becoming the country’s only hydrated kaolin producer.