Callinex Mines (TSXV:CNX,OTCQX:CLLXF) announced that assays at its Neuron Graphite property in Northern Manitoba have confirmed high-grade graphite mineralization in samples from the project’s first two diamond drill holes. The test results measured carbon graphite grades of 10.88 percent over multiple sections of mineralization, including a 14.5 meter section of mineralization that begins only 4.5 metres below surface. The drilling program commenced in late February and finished near the beginning of this month.

As quoted in the press release:

A preliminary analysis of the mineralogy of the samples by SGS labs has determined that the graphite mineralization occurs in coarse, polycrystalline aggregates and layers. The graphite forms fine to coarse flakes ranging from 100 μm (micrometres) to 2 millimetres as individual grains. SGS labs has expressed that the graphite sampled at Neuron “is well crystalline and it might liberate well at around 1 mm grind.” Work is underway to more suitably determine the liberation characteristics.

Callinex CEO, Mike Muzylowski, said:

These samples are representative of the high-carbon content, large flake graphite that we had hoped for at Neuron. We’re looking forward to results from additional holes, and from more detailed liberation tests.

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