Posted in | News | Gold

Merrex Gold Reports Further Drilling Results from Siribaya Project

Merrex Gold has announced the further results of 17 holes from the diamond drill campaign conducted at the Siribaya gold project, West Mali.

Diamond drilling at Siribaya gold project

The company has obtained and processed the assay results of 34 diamond drill holes. It drilled around 6,500 m totally, previous to the starting of the cyclic rains and about 3,500 m of drilling is remaining in the proposed 10,000 m campaign. Merrex will drill the remaining 3,500 m in the 1A substructure in order to follow up the former DD and RC cuts.

Merrex has announced the results of the 17 great holes, wherein eight holes are in the zone 1B resource region and eight are located immediately to the Zone 1B’s southern region and one hole at the 1A trend. The company has encountered extensive gold mineralization, which includes 1.33 g/t gold over 21 m in the hole SRD11-112 of the Zone 1B. it has intersected 1.34 g/t gold over 3m, 0.52 g/t gold over 3 m and 0.65 g/t gold over 5 m in the in the hole TY-DD-11-42 at the 1A substructure.

The CEO and President of Merrex Gold, has stated that the 2011 diamond drilling is returning positive results continuously and this drill campaign will add significant number of ounces to their future resources. The company is excited with the 1A substructure results, and will follow up the remaining 3,500 m of drilling at the previous strong DD and RC intersections in the 1A substructure area.

Merrex-IAMGOLD made a joint venture project with IAMGOLD for earning 50% of the Siribaya gold project.

This 2011 diamond drilling for planned 10,000 m has included infill drill program in the zone 1B NI 43-101 resource region, extension drill program to the zone 1B’s northern and southern part and focused the drill program at the 1A substructure area in the inferred north expansion of the zone 1A, with an aim of increasing the current NI 43-101 resource calculation.

Joel Scanlon

Written by

Joel Scanlon

Joel relocated to Australia in 1995 from the United Kingdom and spent five years working in the mining industry as an exploration geotechnician. His role involved utilizing GIS mapping and CAD software. Upon transitioning to the North Coast of NSW, Australia, Joel embarked on a career as a graphic designer at a well-known consultancy firm. Subsequently, he established a successful web services business catering to companies across the eastern seaboard of Australia. It was during this time that he conceived and launched News-Medical.Net. Joel has been an integral part of AZoNetwork since its inception in 2000. Joel possesses a keen interest in exploring the boundaries of technology, comprehending its potential impact on society, and actively engaging with AI-driven solutions and advancements.


Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    IAMGOLD Corporation. (2019, February 18). Merrex Gold Reports Further Drilling Results from Siribaya Project. AZoMining. Retrieved on July 25, 2024 from

  • MLA

    IAMGOLD Corporation. "Merrex Gold Reports Further Drilling Results from Siribaya Project". AZoMining. 25 July 2024. <>.

  • Chicago

    IAMGOLD Corporation. "Merrex Gold Reports Further Drilling Results from Siribaya Project". AZoMining. (accessed July 25, 2024).

  • Harvard

    IAMGOLD Corporation. 2019. Merrex Gold Reports Further Drilling Results from Siribaya Project. AZoMining, viewed 25 July 2024,

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.