Canadian Mining Journal


Aton drills ‘lost mountain of gold’ in Egypt

Aton Resources (TSXV: AAN; US-OTC: ANLBF) recently drilled 4,125 metres across 50 reverse circulation holes during its phase one exploration program on the South Ridge at its Rodruin gold project, part of its 738 sq. km Abu Marawat concession in Egypt.

The company hit gold mineralization in every zone it drilled: Aladdin’s Hill, Spiral Pit, Central Buttress and GF. Highlights from the project so far include 5.36 grams gold and 15.9 grams silver over 20 metres from surface at Spiral Pit, and 1.63 grams gold and 5.3 grams silver over 12 metres from 4 metres downhole at Aladdin’s Hill.

Before Aton picked it up, Centamin (TSX: CEE; US-OTC: CELTF) owned Abu Marawat. It dropped the concession in the early 2000s after discovering its Sukari deposit.

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