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The Company’s primary exploration targets are critical mineral deposits, specifically heavy mineral sands (ilmenite and zircon) as well as garnet (silicate mineral group).
 
The area is also highly prospective for rare earth elements such as monazite and xenotime, with existing geology workings and adjacent tenement discoveries indicating this potential.

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Zircon sand (ZrSiO4) is a naturally occurring mineral, used in many strategic industries. The largest global deposits are found in Australia, South Africa but smaller volumes are found in India, South Asia, China, West and East Africa.

Zircon Sand is mainly consumed as an opacifier and used in the decorative ceramics industry. It is also the principle precursor not only to metallic zirconium, but also to all compounds of zirconia including zirconium dioxide (ZrO2) one of the most refractory materials known.

Other applications include in refractories and foundry casting and a growing array of specialty applications as zirconia and zirconium chemicals including in nuclear fuel rods, catalytic fuel converters and in water and air purification.

ZIRCON

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Ilmenite also known a Manaccanite, is a titanium-iron oxide mineral with the idealised formula FeTiO3.

It is a weakly magnetic black or steel grey solid.

From a commercial perspective, ilmenite is the main source of titanium dioxide which is used in paints, fabrics, plastics, paper, food and cosmetics.

ILMENITE

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Garnet sand is a good abrasive and is used in non-skid surfaces. It is common replacement for silica sand in sand blasting.  Alluvial garnet grains, which are rounder, are more suitable for such blasting treatments. Mixed with very high pressure water, garnet is used to cut steel and other materials in water jets. 

Garnet paper is favoured by cabinetmakers for finishing bare wood and Garnet sand is also used for water filtration media. As an abrasive, garnet can be broadly divided in two categories, blasting grade and water jet grade. Regardless of the application, the larger grain sizes are used for faster work and the smaller ones are used for finer finishes.

GARNET

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Existing geology workings and adjacent tenement discoveries indicate our deposits are highly prospective for rare earth elements (REE), particularly Monazite (Ce,La)PO4 and Xenotime (Y)PO4.

 

These REEs are used in a variety of renewable applications such as solar panels, battery storage and wind turbines. 

RARE EARTHS

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