Galantas Gold Corporation, the gold mine producer and explorer in Northern Ireland, reports today that its 100% operating subsidiary, Omagh Minerals Ltd (OML) has received new, strong and significant assay test data from channel sampling on its Omagh, County Tyrone property, as detailed below :-
|Joshua Vein : Channel Sample Assays|
|Channel number||easting||northing||Vein Width||Gold / Au||Silver / Ag||Lead / Pb|
|31||239636.9928370909.5259||1.3 m||35.39 g/t||62.9 g/t||3.5%|
|32||239636.9291370910.5208||1.2 m||36.6 g/t||50.4 g/t||3.87%|
|33||239636.8979370911.5232||1.2 m||38.9 g/t||61.3 g/t||2.18%|
|34||239636.7829370912.5113||1.0 m||27.5 g/t||58.1 g/t||1.8%|
The channel sampling was carried out on a northern section of the Joshua vein not previously channel sampled, on land owned by OML. The channels were cut across the surface of the exposed vein, one metre apart and sampled in 10 centimetre sections. Overburden was approximately 2.5 metres deep and comprised of glacial till overlain by peat. The surveyed locations reported mark the West end of each channel cut. Additional channel samples are under-going analysis, the results of which are expected to be announced shortly.
The north / south trending Joshua vein has, so far, been traced by drilling and / or trenching over approximately 678 metres of strike length.
The samples were taken by geological staff under the supervision of R.Phelps C.Eng MIOM3 (President & CEO, Galantas Gold Corporation), the Qualified Person for the program. Sampling methodology, security & verification followed standard procedures previously detailed on April 5th 2006 and the samples were analysed (gold by fire assay and other metals by ICP-ORE) at OMAC Laboratory Ltd (an independent, ISO 17025 laboratory) of Galway, Ireland.
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