VRX Silica (ASX: VRX) has been granted a silica sand Mining Lease at its new Arrowsmith Brand Silica Sand Project, within in the VRX Silica Arrowsmith Silica Sand Projects precinct 270km north of Perth.
The Mining Lease includes a portion of the previously announced Arrowsmith Brand Resource of 523 Mt @ 97.3% SiO2.
- Mining Lease M70/1418 granted for Arrowsmith Brand Silica Sand Project
- Includes Mineral Resource Estimate for silica sand within the Mining Lease boundary of 312 Mt @ 97.2% SiO2
- Prior testwork demonstrates that the Resource can be processed to high-quality glassmaking sand
VRX Silica Managing Director Bruce Maluish said:
“This application for a Mining Lease at Arrowsmith Brand is another extensive application of 1,995 hectares and substantially covers the previously identified Mineral Resource. The combined Mining Leases over the Company’s Arrowsmith Silica Sand Projects now amount to 5,623 Ha with a significant inventory of over 1.11Bt 2 of silica sand at an average 97.6% SiO2 which can be upgraded to glassmaking quality.”
“The Arrowsmith Brand Mining Lease is part of the very longterm planning that VRX Silica has at Arrowsmith that allows for flexibility in selecting low impact areas for development”.