Astron confirms ore reserve for Senegalese minsands project

By John Ollett
Published: Monday, 24 September 2012

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Astron Corporation Ltd has confirmed a probable ore reserve of 4.65m tonnes mineral sands grading 10.9% total heavy minerals (HM) for its Niafarang project in southern Senegal.

The heavy mineral content is broken down into 75.4% ilmenite; 13.6 zircon; 2.3% rutile; and 0.41% leucoxene and is based on...

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