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Ethiopian Potash Completes Five Drill Holes at Danakil Project

Ethiopian Potash (EPC) has completed five drill holes at the Danakil project, which is 481 sq. km in Ethiopia. The company is drilling the sixth hole and has drilled 1,000 m in total, of the proposed 15,000 m diamond drilling campaign at the project.

EPC controls the near surface potash mineralization development concessions, which is located in the fairway of Ethiopia’s Danakil depression.

All the drill holes have cut potash mineralization that were intersected in the regional Danakil potash structure.

The company drilled the holes along the western boundary of the Danakil project and the intended Musley potash deposit’s on strike extension. EPC has logged the drill core. Ercosplan has assessed the chosen intersections and confirmed that the intersection is a part of the Regional Danakil Potash sequence.. The company observed the potash mineralization in the drill core. It has sampled the drill cores and the sample processing is done for examination. EPC is continuing the drill program at the property’s southwest corner, which is a historic drilling region.

The CEO and President of the company, has commented that EPC is elated with the drilling results and is looking forward to getting the assay results. These results will be announced after it is received.


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