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Mawson thinks big in Finland



VANCOUVER — Mawson Resources (TSX: MAW) has expanded the gold mineralization footprint at its Rajapalot project in northern Finland, according to the company’s latest results from its ongoing 10,000-metre drill program.

The results have pushed the western, southern and eastern margins of a hydrothermal gold-bearing system to 1.2 km along strike and 400 metres deep, as highlighted by intercepts of 12 metres grading 1.2 g/t gold and 6 metres of 2 g/t gold.

Another hole, positioned 75 metres southwest of a 56-metre intercept grading 0.53 g/t gold, hit 5 metres of 1.2 g/t gold, and is the southernmost hole at Rajapalot to date.

“We’re not just sticking around a small, known area,” Mawson president and CEO Michael Hudson tells The Northern Miner during a phone interview. “We’re really stepping out to define if we have a system of scale.”

Continue reading at The Northern Miner.