Calgary, Alberta: September 14, 2011 Mkango Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MKA) announced today that it has intersected significant near surface zones of rare earth mineralisation at its Songwe project in Malawi, with zones of higher grade mineralisation and elevated heavy rare earth enrichment also identified.
Mkango has received assay results from ten of its 13 hole Stage 1 drilling programme. Apart from PX023 and PX024, which were vertical holes, drill holes were inclined (60-70 degrees), and were all collared on the north – eastern slopes of Songwe hill, which rises approximately 230m above the surrounding plain.
Highlights of drill results include:
- 117.4m grading 1.6% TREO (184.8 – 302.2m)
- 57.5m grading 3.8%TREO
- 113.8m grading 1.7% TREO
- 178.5m grading 1.3% TREO
- 113.9m grading 1.8% TREO
- 84.9m grading 1.0% TREO
- 89.7m grading 1.6% TREO
- 89.0m grading 1.5% TREO