The Lead SA

News leads from South Australia

Get The Lead in your inbox. Subscribe

Minotaur Explorations Limited bestowed Queensland Explorer of the Year title

Mining & Resources

Adelaide-based Minotaur Exploration Limited (ASX: MEP) was given the title of Queensland Explorer of the Year at a Brisbane function this morning by Andrew Cripps, Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mining.

Print article Republish Notify me

Sign up to receive notifications about new stories in this category.

Thank you for subscribing to story notifications.

Minotaur only just discovered the high grade Artemis copper, gold zinc discovery near Cloncurry in July of this year. It has been described as one of the most significant base metals discovered in recent Queensland History.

The Artemis program is one of the most intense exploration schedules in the current Queensland resources sector.

It includes major new ground geophysics and deep drilling, returning a zone of massive sulphides with high grade copper peaks about 5%, 22 metres at 3% copper, 3.8 grams per tonne gold, 112g per tonne silver, and 6.6% zinc from 157 metres.

Managing Director of Minotaur, Andrew Woskett, said that the award recognised the company's technical team's success in re-appraising tenements, applying modern exploration modelling to deliver positive outcomes within 7 months of having acquired them.

This is a Creative Commons story from The Lead South Australia, a news service providing stories about innovation in South Australia. Please feel free to use the story in any form of media. The story sources are linked in with the copy and all contacts are willing to talk further about the story.

Copied to Clipboard

More Mining & Resources stories

Loading next article