QMC Quantum Minerals Corp. announced that it has received a 2021 work permit for its 100% owned Irgon Lithium Mine Project.
Balraj Mann, CEO, commented:
“With the recent announcement of US President Joe Biden’s proposal for US$1.9 trillion in stimulus spending, of which US$174 billion is ear-marked for investment in the electric vehicle (EV) market, QMC is situated to be an important part of the EV supply chain. Not only will we have lithium (extracted from the Irgon Lithium Mine Project) for batteries, our Namew Lake District project can potentially supply copper-nickel for the proposed network of 500 000 EV charging stations across the United States.”
The proposed 2021 work program will include stripping of overburden, prospecting, surface sampling, channel sampling, and obtaining a bulk sample. The work will focus on:
- Extending known mineralisation along strike of all currently identified dikes on the property including the Irgon dike.
- The two parallel structures identified in SGS’s 2020 mobile metal ion (MMI) orientation survey to the north and south of the Irgon Dike. The survey generated strong MMI geochemical responses indicating underlying lithium-bearing pegmatite occurrences parallel to the Irgon Dike.
- Preparing areas within our claims for additional MMI sampling surveys as recommended by SGS.
The planned work program will begin shortly. Potential strike extensions of the five significant spodumene and rare metal-bearing (Li, Nb, Ta, (+/_Cs)), zoned, granitic pegmatite dikes (Irgon, Irgon West, Mapetre, North, and Central Dykes) that have currently been identified on the property will be evaluated and several additional and untested exploration targets, including a historical lithium soil geochemical anomaly that strikes generally east west and is approximately 1100 m long and up to 350 m wide (identified between the Central and Mapetre Dykes) will be tested. Proposed geochemical surveys will assist in defining strike extensions of existing targets and will also potentially identify additional mineralisation in known lithium geochemically anomalous areas.
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/mining/15042021/qmc-receives-work-permit-for-irgon-lithium-mine-project/