Rock Edge Options the Superb Lake Lithium Property, Ontario
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2022 / Rock Edge Resources Ltd. (the "Company" or "Rock Edge") (CSE:REDG) announces it has signed an option agreement with Medaro Mining Corp. (CSE:MEDA) ("Medaro") to acquire a 70% interest in the Superb …
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2022 / Rock Edge Resources Ltd. (the "Company" or "Rock Edge") (CSE:REDG) announces it has signed an option agreement with Medaro Mining Corp. (CSE:MEDA) ("Medaro") to acquire a 70% interest in the Superb Lake lithium project located in the Thunder Bay Mining District of Northwestern Ontario, Canada (the "Property").
The Property consists of approximately 2,378 hectares land in the O' Sullivan Lake / Maun Lake Area of the Thunder Bay Mining District of Northwestern Ontario, Canada.Geologically, the Property is situated in the eastern part of Wabigoon Subprovince of the Superior Geological Province. The Superb Lake area has historical exploration work carried out since the 1950s with discovery of lithium along the shores of Superb Lake. The Superb Lake pegmatite has a minimum outcrop exposure of a strike length of 16 m, and its width varies from 2.5 m at the shoreline to a maximum of 3.7 m where an old blast pit was excavated. The results of four samples taken in 2020 from spodumene rich part indicate lithium oxide (Li2O) values in the range of 1.77 % to 4.03%.
"We are delighted to be able to earn in on this exciting lithium hard rock property in Ontario at a time when so much attention is on lithium projects in North America." stated Rock Edge CEO Charles Desjardins.
Current Work Program
Soil sampling was carried out by establishing soil grids along three separate lines and collecting a total of 161 soil samples. The samples were taken every 50 metres or more depending upon the surface conditions. Soil samples were collected at predetermined station IDs using a Garmin GPS to obtain ~ 3-meter accuracy where >500 grams of material were selected when a B- soil horizon was present using a soil auger. The soil samples were dried at room temperature prior to shipping to the labs for analysis.
Trenching and Shallow Drilling Update
The Company has started a program of trenching and shallow drilling with a Winkie drill. The field crew has established access trails to the Superb Lake pegmatite and the Phase 1 soil anomalies locations. The Trenching and shallow drilling is in progress.
Sample Preparation and Analysis
The soil samples were prepared and analyzed at ACTLABS Ancaster, Ontario using laboratories code 7- Mobile Ion Geochemistry which is summarized below. ACTLABS is an independent commercial, accredited ISO 17025 Certified Laboratory.
Mobile Ion Geochemistry isolates the chemically active metal ions which were loosely adsorbed to soil particles. This is a weak leach that uses a solution of organic and inorganic compounds to extract target elements. The solutions are analyzed on an ICP-MS. One matrix blank is analyzed per 49 samples. Two controls are run at the beginning and end of the group of 49 samples. Duplicate samples are leached and run every 10 samples. Code 7 Mobile Ion Geochemistry (MIG) Elements and Detection Limits are in parts per billion (ppb).