Thunderdome Project – 100% Rumble
The Thunderdome Project (E28/2366) covers 140sq km’s in the main Fraser Range Gravity ridge associated with dense mafic/ultramafic rocks of the Fraser Range.
The project is adjacent to the Rockford project recently acquired by Legend Mining (ASX:LEG) off the Creasy Group as announced on 2 July 2015. It has a large prominent dome feature clearly visible on regional airborne magnetic images. This large dome feature is one of the largest in the Fraser Range and has a fold axis of some 22km. Within this larger target area are also several smaller features which may represent later stage intrusions.
Previous exploration for nickel and copper has recently been carried out by Ponton Minerals which is part of the Creasy Group. This regional exploration was of reconnaissance air core drilling on a 5km by 15km spacing with two holes within the current project area of E28/2366. One of the historic aircore drill holes (PNAC036) was highly anomalous in copper and zinc. Drill hole PNAC036 returned an intersection of 6m @ 0.11% Cu & 0.28% Zn from 51m (EOH 109.5m). This intersection was within a carbonaceous unit which is part of the cover sequence.
Work completed to date included:
- a recent 100m spaced airborne magnetic survey
- reprocessing of regional gravity data
- petrology on EOH rock chips from PNAC036