Murundi

In the heart of the Zambian Copperbelt

Map of Zamare Minerals's Murundi licence

Murundi Licence (Click to zoom in)

Murundi (20859-HQ-LEL, 135 km2), directly in centre of The Copperbelt, is within 3km of the prolific Mufulira mine and adjacent to Changfa Resources which is restarting the Mokambo mine after a successful drill programme.

The licence has been overlooked by previous exploration companies because it is within a stratigraphy formerly thought not to contain mineralization. Since disproven by the discovery of several deposits within the horizon, including Kamoa-Kakula, independently ranked as the Africa's largest ever, undeveloped, high-grade copper discovery.

Mineralization-controlling structures within Zamare Minerals's Murundi Licence

Mineralization-controlling structures within the Murundi Licence (Click to zoom in)

Analysis of regional magnetic data has identified mineralization controlling structures within the Murundi licence like those associated with Mufulira and other deposits. Studies have shown that these structures act as conduits for mineralising fluids and are essential in forming ore bodies.

Zamare have identified two prospective targets in the licence that we plan to test with an initial soil sampling and mapping program, to be followed by drilling.

Zamare Minerals's copper mining targets in the Murundi licence

Zamare's targets in the Murundi licence (Click to zoom in)

Target 1

Intersecting structures close to lithological boundary with underlying magnetic highs.

Target 2

Historic evidence of mineralised outcrop along regional (Mokambo) fault and potential redox boundary between Kundelungu and Nguba group lithologies.

The licence has been overlooked by previous exploration companies because it is within a stratigraphy formerly thought not to contain mineralisation. Since disproven by the discovery of several deposits within the horizon, including Kamoa-Kakula, independently ranked as Africa's largest ever, undeveloped, high-grade copper discovery.

The discovery of Kamoa proved that redox boundaries within the stratigraphy are key to hosting mineralisation. However, in many cases only the first redox boundary is mineralised for instance at the Mufulira and Mokambo mines.

However, major faults, such as the Mokambo fault, can act as by-pass conduits and mineralise redox boundaries higher up in the stratigraphy such as those within the Murundi licence. The 16.9Mt Kipushi deposit, 120km away and along strike from Murundi, is an example of this.

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