Dios Exploration is executing the diamond drilling again at the Shipshaw carbonatite complex, which are a few kilometers away from the Niobec mine in Quebec.
The company will test the new areas of the Shipshaw complex and the new prospective carbonatite targets that are outlined by a latest research work performed at the claims of the company neighboring the Niobec mine.
Dios executes phase I definition drill program to comprehend the geology of the Shipshaw carbonatite complex and the program had to be postponed owing to the spring break-up while the ground was soft and damp.
At present, the company has rare earth and niobium backlogs in the assay laboratories and offices. It has to test approximately half of the core sampled in the 20 drill hole campaign, which was completed recently by Dios and to examine a part of the complex to 125-150 m depth, which is pending.
The location of the IAMGOLD Niobec mine is 300 ft deep from the surface vertically and Trenton limestone covers by 240 ft and currently, the developments reach 2,400 ft.