Global Battery Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GBML) (OTCQB: REZZF) has announced the immediate start of a trenching and assay sampling program at its Knockeen lithium pegmatite project in Ireland. The company has secured a permit for trenching to further explore the lithium-rich pegmatite dike, aiming to enhance 3D visualization and collect 30-40 assay samples over the next few weeks.
Exploration Program Details
The trench will measure 50 meters in length, 1-2 meters deep, and up to 1.5 meters wide, targeting the spodumene-bearing pegmatite dike. This initiative follows the successful identification of a Lithium-Cesium-Tantalum (LCT) pegmatite system through recent drilling, which intersected 24 intervals of lithium-bearing spodumene pegmatites.
Historical Context and Future Plans
Historical reports from the 1970s documented the presence of a spodumene-bearing pegmatite dike at the site. The current trenching work will inform the exploration strategy for 2024. Michael Murphy, CEO of Global Battery Metals, expressed confidence in the project’s potential following consistent lithium intersects in the initial drilling phase.
The Leinster Lithium Project is strategically located along a regional structural trend known for lithium-bearing pegmatite occurrences. The Knockeen target area is situated within the East Carlow Deformation Zone (ECDZ), a key structural zone for lithium pegmatite emplacement.
Commitment to Environmental Standards
Global Battery Metals adheres to stringent environmental practices, having completed a detailed GSRO ‘Appropriate Assessment’ process, ensuring exploration activities meet the highest standards of environmental protection.
Qualified Person Statement
EurGeol Vaughan Williams, M.Sc., P.Geo., has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information in this announcement. The company follows a rigorous QA/QC protocol for sample analysis to ensure data accuracy and reliability.
About Global Battery Metals Ltd.
GBML is dedicated to the exploration and development of lithium and other battery metals, holding interests in projects across Ireland, Utah, and Peru. The company’s shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and OTC Markets.
This news release includes forward-looking statements regarding the company’s exploration plans and potential outcomes. These statements are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially.
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