Legend Gold (TSXV:LGN), a Mali-focused gold explorer, said on Monday that it has started its seasonal drilling program in the western and southern parts of the country.
As quoted in the press release:
Legend Gold has contracted for a minimum of 5,000 m of reverse circulation (RC) drilling and 10,000 m of air core (AC) drilling for the Diba and Lankafla projects in western Mali and the Mougnina project in southern Mali.
In Western Mali, the company is planning on exploring for extensions to the Diba-Badiazila resource which contains 234,000 indicated ounces at 1.67 grams per tonne gold and 26,700 ounces inferred at 1.9 grams per tonne. In Southern Mali, Legend will be exploring the Mougnina exploration license where it has mapped a series of ancient artisinal workings some 20 kilometers north of the Syama mine.