Sudan: Regency Mines, the natural resources exploration and investment company has announced the preliminary results of a phosphate-oriented ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) targeting study across the Jebel Abyad concession in Sudan. As a result of the study, eight high priority targets areas of anomalous phosphorous potential are identified. Multiple secondary targets are also identified. The company carried out an ASTER study across its 26,064 sq km Jebel Abyad concession to define target areas of potential phosphate anomalies for follow up ground work. Researchers carried out detailed in-house GIS analysis of all images, layered with geological and geochemical data gathered during field trips. The next stages of exploration planning will focus on ground verification of the targets identified as high-priority.
Source: Regency Mines PLC