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Thunderbox Information

  • Exploration 2015-05-02
    A substantial drill program has been completed at the Thunderbox project, which included a combination of RC and diamond holes. A total of 43 holes were drilled over a 5 month period resulting in 16,793m being completed. The focus of the program was to increase resource confidence, extend the known resource and improve the geotechnical knowledge of the rock mass.
  • Geology 2015-05-02
    Thunderbox mineralisation is hosted in an intermediate intrusive porphyry, in the hangingwall of the Thunderbox Shear Zone. The shear zone is over 200m wide and the mineralisation is predominantly confined to the intrusive porphyry, which is upto 80m in width. The mineralisation is cut and offset by a major fault known as the Gap Fault. This fault is what separates the two key domains, Zone A and Zone C.
  • General 2015-05-02
    The Thunderbox Operations are centred on the Thunderbox Open Pit and CIL gold treatment plant; located 45km south of the town of Leinster in Western Australia and immediately adjacent to the sealed Goldfields Highway. The Thunderbox processing facility, which has been on care and maintenance since 2007, has an annual capacity of 2.5 Mtpa and incorporates a single-stage crusher, a SAG mill and a ball mill as well as conventional CIL leaching and elution circuits.

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  • ASX: Sinclair - Exploration Update and Assay Results 2015-11-05

Thunderbox News

  • ASX: 2016 Mineral Resources & Ore Reserves 2016-10-11
  • ASX: Record Gold Production and Cash Flow for FY16 2016-07-06
  • ASX: Thunderbox achieves commercial production 2016-05-10
  • Thunderbox reaches commercial milestone 2016-05-10
    The Thunderbox gold mine, in Western Australia, reached its commercial production milestone at the start of April this year, owner Saracen Mineral Holdings reported on Tuesday. The project, which was expected to pour its first gold in June, was now operating at its nameplate capacity of 2.5-million tonnes a year, and produced some 7 026 oz of gold during April.
  • Saracen zaps Russians at Thunderbox 2016-04-21
    Australian miner tightens grip at gold project, acquiring Norilsk NSR

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    Dual-listed gold miner Anglogold Ashanti could spend as much as A$25-million to gain a 70% interest in gold exploration tenements located west of its Sunrise Dam gold mine, in Western Australia. The Butcher Well and Lake Carey tenements form part of smaller rival Saracen Mineral Holdings’ Carosue Dam North project area and cover 339.5 km2.
  • ASX: Farm-in and Joint Venture Agreement with AngloGold 2016-10-16
  • Saracen delivers another strong quarter 2016-10-11
    Gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings has reported a slight decline in gold production for the three months to September, compared with the previous quarter, with the miner on track to meet its full-year target of 280 000 oz. Saracen on Tuesday reported that gold production for the three months to September reached 61 470 oz, compared with the 63 192 oz produced in the June quarter.
  • ASX: 2016 Mineral Resources & Ore Reserves 2016-10-11
  • Saracen jumps on gold hits 2016-09-07
    Saracen a big mover due to exploration results

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