DAJIN COMPLETES DRILL PADS AND ACCESS ROADS AT TEELS MARSH LITHIUM BRINE PROJECT
Dajin Resources Corp.'s engineer, Welsh Hagen Associates Inc. located in Reno, Nev., has completed the construction of access roads and drill pads at Dajin's 100-per-cent-owned Teels Marsh lithium brine project in Mineral County (Nevada). Welsh Hagen Associates provided the design, prepared the BLM notice of intent and construction services for Dajin. Construction equipment was supplied by Tipton Trucking, as well as Coan Equipment and MB America (both of Reno, Nev.).
The drill pads and roads were constructed to ensure that large-diameter, deep drilling can take place under all weather conditions in the Teels Marsh valley. During construction, the integrity of the engineered roads and pads was tested during two flash flood events that washed out local county roads, but left Dajin's structures unaffected. Dajin's exploration approach is significantly different than what other companies have undertaken in Nevada. The drill pads are designed to support a four-hole, large-diameter drill program to test for the presence of lithium-bearing aquifers to depth. Preparations for drilling these wells are now under way. These wells are intended to follow up on the favourable surface lithium brine results that Dajin previously announced on June 9, 2016.
The drilling of deep, large-diameter cased wells with the ability to discharge will make it possible to not only measure the concentration of lithium brine in the subsurface aquifers, but to also carry out the flow testing of any lithium-bearing subsurface aquifers that may be encountered during the drilling. As a result of Dajin holding water rights in Teels Marsh valley and being permitted under the Nevada Division of Water Resources (state engineer), the proposed volumes of the pump test for these wells are not limited by AB 52 Chapter 507 regulations codified under NRS 534B, which are administered by the Nevada Division of Minerals.
The technical information in this press release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101, and has been reviewed and approved on behalf of Dajin Resources by directors Dr. Catherine Hickson, PGeo, and Dr. Mark Coolbaugh, CPG, both qualified persons for the company.
About Dajin Resources Corp.
In the United States, Dajin holds a 100-per-cent interest in 403 placer claims covering 7,914 acres (3,202 hectares) in the Teels Marsh valley of Mineral county, Nevada. Construction of drilling pads and roads is under way in anticipation of commencing a drill program later in the year.
Dajin, through Dajin Resources SA, holds concessions or concession applications in Jujuy province, Argentina, that were acquired in regions known to contain brines with lithium, potassium and boron values. These concessions exceed 93,000 hectares (230,000 acres) and are primarily located in the Salinas Grandes/Guayatayoc salt lake basins.