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Gold deposits found in Cavan

Sep 13, 2023 17:11 By News Northern Sound
Gold deposits found in Cavan
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Conroy Gold, the company with a licence to mine for gold in Monaghan and Cavan have today announced the discovery of gold-in-bedrock at Slieve Glah.

There's gold in them there hills: Conroy Gold, the company with a licence to mine for gold in Monaghan and Cavan have today announced the discovery of gold-in-bedrock at Slieve Glah.

Irish company, Conroy Gold, and its joint venture partner, Demir one of the world's largest and long-running mining companies, reported finding gold values of 2 grams per ton around its 40-mile-long Orlock Bridge gold trend located at Drumavilly.

Earlier this year, the company identified Drumavilly in Cavan as a highly anomalous gold target measuring 300 metres by 150 metres with values up to 3,460 parts per billion of gold. Conroy Gold was first awarded a licence to explore for gold in the area around Clontibret on the rock formation called the Longford-Down Masif.

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Speaking to Northern Sound in relation to today's announcement, Professor Richard Conroy, Chairman of Conroy Gold said; "It is very exciting to see these gold assay results from drilling and trenching at Slieve Glah, which confirm the prospectivity of this very extensive target area located to the Southwest of the district scale Orlock Bridge gold trend in the Longford – Down Massif."

 

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