January 2014 Updates To The TMR Advanced Graphite Projects Index

by Gareth Hatch on February 5, 2014

in Graphite, Tools & Metrics

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I recently updated the TMR Advanced Graphite Projects Index, to reflect one new and four updated mineral-resource estimates, announced since the last update. The effective date of the updates is February 4, 2014. The specifics:

  • On May 22, 2013, Kibaran Resources Limited (ASX:KNL) announced a maiden JORC-compliant resource estimate for its Epanko graphite project in Tanzania. According to the associated news release, 14.9 Mt of the resource is at the Inferred level @ 10.5% Cg, at an 8% Cg cut-off grade;
  • On December 10, 2013, Syrah Resources Inc. (ASX:SYR) announced an updated JORC-compliant resource estimate for its Balama West graphite project in Mozambique. According to the associated news release, 11.5 Mt of the Ativa Zone is at the Measured level @ 19.8% Cg, 2.0 Mt is at the Indicated level @ 19.6% Cg and 37.8 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 19.9% Cg (each at a 13.0% Cg cut-off grade). 116.5 Mt of the Mualia Zone is at the Inferred level @ 17.7% Cg, at a 13.0% Cg cut-off grade;
  • On December 19, 2013, Lincoln Minerals Limited (ASX:LML) announced an updated JORC-compliant resource estimate for its Kookaburra Gully graphite project in Australia. According to the associated news release, 1.5 Mt of the resource is at the Indicated level @ 13.9% Cg and 0.7 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 17.3% Cg (each at a 5% Cg cut-off grade);
  • On January 20, 2014, Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX.V:GPH) announced an updated NI 43-101-compliant resource estimate for its Graphite Creek graphite project in the USA. According to the associated news release, 186.9 Mt of the resource is at the Inferred level @ 5.5% Cg (each at an 3% Cg cut-off grade); and
  • On January 28, 2014, Focus Graphite Inc. (TSX.V:FMS) announced an updated NI 43-101-compliant resource estimate for its Lac Knife graphite project in Canada. According to the associated news release, 0.4 Mt of the resource is at the Measured level @ 23.7% Cg, 9.1 Mt is at the Indicated level @ 14.4% Cg and 3.1 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 13.3% Cg, at a 3.0% Cg cut-off grade.

You can access the updated details via the Index page.

The Index currently consists of 23 graphite mineral resources, associated with 20 advanced graphite projects16 different companies and located in 12 different regions within 8 different countries. Including the projects on the Index, TMR is currently monitoring a total of 290 graphite projects under development associated with 135 different companies in 27 different countries.

Disclosure: at the time of writing, Gareth Hatch holds no shares or stock options in any of the companies mentioned in this article, or in any publicly traded graphite company, nor is he doing paid consulting for any such company.

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