South Australian Projects
Torrens East Copper Project
Future Battery Minerals’s Torrens East Copper Project comprises two exploration tenements covering a combined area of 1,622km² and is considered highly-prospective for IOCG (iron oxide copper–gold) mineralisation.
The Torrens JV (70% Aeris Resources Ltd (ASX:AIS); 30% Argonaut Resources NL (ASX:ARE) lies immediately west of Future Battery Minerals’s Torrens East Copper Project within the Torrens Hinge Zone of the Olympic Dam copper-gold province.
BHP Group Limited (ASX:BHP) has been actively exploring for copper in the Olympic Dam copper-gold province and approximately 50km from the Torrens East Project, best drilling results from nearby Oak Dam West include:
- 425.7m @ 3.04% Cu and 0.59g/t Au, including 180m @ 6.07% Cu and 0.92g/t Au;
- 406m @ 0.66% Cu and 0.35g/t Au;
- 124.5m @ 0.52% Cu and 0.48g/t Au; and
- 77m @ 2.11% Cu and 0.54g/t Au.