Eridanus pit looking East – showing Stage 2 Cutback progress
Eridanus is a new discovery (2017-18) and comprises of a large, low-grade felsic hosted stockwork style deposit. Gold mineralisation is associated with an east-west trending sericite-silica+pyrite altered granodiorite bound to the north and south by feldspar-phyric porphyry units.
The deposit is located, between the existing Lone Pine and Theakston (backfilled) pits, 1.6km south of Shannon.
Significant drilling and project development work was conducted during 2018 and 2019. The latest Ore Reserve stood at 2,100,000t @1.4 g/t for 95,000 oz (September 2023).
Eridanus W-E long section 6894300N – recent drill results, current & Stage 2 Cutback design and 2019 resource model