I recently updated the TMR Advanced Graphite Projects Index, to reflect two new and two updated mineral-resource estimates, announced since the last update. The effective date of the updates is September 22, 2015. The specifics:
- On March 17, 2015, Graphite One Resources Inc. (TSX.V:GPH) announced an updated NI 43-101-guided resource estimate for its Graphite Creek graphite project in the USA. According to the associated news release, 18.0 Mt is at the Indicated level @ 6.3% Cg and 154.4 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 5.7% Cg, each at a cut-off grade of 3% Cg;
- On June 17, 2015, Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (TSX.V:GLK) announced a maiden NI 43-101-guided resource estimate for its Lochaber graphite project in Canada. According to the associated news release, 4.1 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 4.0% Cg, at a cut-off grade of 2.5% Cg;
- On August 27, 2015, Talga Resources Ltd. (ASX:TLG) announced a maiden JORC-guided resource estimate for its Jalkunen graphite project in Sweden. According to the associated news release, 31.5 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 14.9% Cg, at a cut-off grade of 10% Cg; and
- On September 8, 2015, Kibaran Resources Limited (ASX:KNL) announced an updated JORC-guided resource estimate for its Meralani East graphite project in Tanzania. According to the associated news release, 7.4 Mt is at the Indicated level @ 6.7% Cg and 10.3 Mt is at the Inferred level @ 6.3% Cg, each at a cut-off grade of 5% Cg.
You can access the updated details via the Index page.
The Index currently consists of 36 graphite mineral resources, associated with 33 advanced graphite projects, 25 companies and located within 10 countries. Including the projects on the Index, TMR is currently monitoring a total of 331 graphite projects under development associated with 159 companies in 31 countries.
Disclosure: at the time of writing, Gareth Hatch holds no shares or stock options in any of the companies mentioned in this article, or in any publicly traded graphite company, nor is he doing paid consulting for any such company.