PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Dec. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Adyton Resources Corporation (TSX Venture: ADY) is pleased to report that it has successfully completed a Wardens Hearing for the renewal of Exploration License EL 2546. The Hearing, which is a mandatory process step in the renewal for all exploration licenses in PNG, was conducted by senior Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) Mining Warden Mr Vele Gavu on Friday December 9, 2022 at Gameta village on Fergusson Island with all principal landowners present.
EL 2546 hosts the Gameta prospect, which together with the nearby Wapolu prospect, is a key element to Adyton’s current commercialization assessment of the Fergusson Island Projects. The Fergusson Island Projects are both shallow mineralized from surface ore bodies and have the stated gold resources tabled below.
|Fergusson Island – Gameta Project||1.33||4.0||173||1.01||10.5||340|
|Fergusson Island – Wapolu Project||–||–||–||1.06||5.8||200|
|Fergusson Island total||1.33||4.0||173||1.02||16.3||540|
Gameta and Wapolu resources at 0.5g/t gold cut-off 1
Managing Director Tim Crossley said, “in PNG the Wardens Hearing is an important, mandatory part of the regulatory process for renewing exploration licences and provides an opportunity for the impacted stakeholders to provide input into the renewal process. The Hearing confirmed strong support by land holders and other stakeholders for Adyton to continue its exploration activities. It was also a good opportunity for our staff to travel to the Island and meet the principal landowners and other key stakeholders. I am very encouraged by the support the company has to continue with its activities.”
Mining Warden Mr Vele Gavu addresses Gamete Village Chief and local Landowners
Tim Crossley, Chief Executive Officer
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ABOUT ADYTON RESOURCES CORPORATION
Adyton Resources Corporation is focused on the development of gold and copper resources in world class mineral jurisdictions. It currently has a portfolio of highly prospective mineral exploration projects in Papua New Guinea on which it is exploring for copper and gold. The Company’s mineral exploration projects are located on the Pacific Ring of Fire which hosts several world class copper and gold deposits. Adyton’s current gold resource inventory is more than 2M Oz.
Adyton was formed by a reverse takeover transaction completed with XIB I Capital Corporation on February 17, 2021 and commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “ADY” on February 24, 2021.
Adyton is also quoted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the code 701:GR.
For more information about Adyton and its projects, visit www.adytonresources.com.
The scientific and technical information contained in this press release has been prepared, reviewed, and approved by Rod Watt, BSc Hons (Geo), FAusIMM, Chief Geologist of Adyton, who is a “Qualified Person” as defined by National Instrument 43‐ 101 ‐ Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43‐101”). Mr. Watt consents to the inclusion of his name in this release. Mr Watt verified the data disclosed in this press release in accordance with industry standard best practices, including sampling, analytical, and test data underlying the information or opinions contained herein.
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1The Fergusson Island Project currently has a mineral resource prepared in accordance with NI 43-101 dated October 14, 2021. See the NI 43-101 technical report entitled “NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Fergusson Gold Property, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea” (the “Fergusson Island Technical Report”) dated October 14, 2021 and prepared for Adyton Resources by Mark Berry (MAIG), Simon Tear (MIGI PGeo), Matthew White (MAIG) and Andy Thomas (MAIG), each an independent mining consultant and “qualified person” as defined in NI 43-101, available under Adyton’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com