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Golden Metal Resources PLC
16 April 2024

16 April 2024

Golden Metal Resources plc

('Golden Metal' or the 'Company')

Garfield Update - Significant Magnetic Geophysics Results

Large Magnetic Anomalies Identified Within High-Grade & Power-Line Zones

Golden Metal Resources plc (LON:GMET, OTCQB:GMTLF), a strategic development and mineral exploration company focused on Nevada, USA, is pleased to announce an exploration update at the Company's 100% owned Garfield project located within the prolific Walker Lane Mineral Belt in Nevada, USA ("Garfield" or the "Project").

A recently completed ground magnetic geophysics survey has detected significant anomalies coincident with the Project's Power Line Zone and High-Grade Zone target areas where previous rock and soil sampling fieldwork confirmed the presence of significant porphyry and epithermal style mineralisation.


§ Geophysics survey delineates three significant magnetic high anomalies in proximity to surface mineralisation:

o Two magnetic anomalies located within the 'High-Grade' zone - the main target zone identified at the Project to date; and

o One magnetic anomaly located within the southwestern part of the 'Power-Line' zone.


§ High-Grade zone magnetic anomalies, comprising magnetic targets 'PS' & 'PN' (see Figure 1), which measure 550m x 350m and 500m x 250m respectively.


§ Power-Line zone magnetic anomaly target 'PPL' measures approximately 600m x 300m.


§ Importantly - all three anomalies directly underlie the strongest parts of the copper (Cu)-in-soil anomalies identified during the recently completed geochemical survey and are also coincident with strong Cu - gold (Au) & silver (Ag)-in-rock results.


§ Stacked profile analysis over the anomalies indicate they are likely related to large buried magnetic bodies at depth - providing support for the Company's belief that the significant Cu-Au-Ag mineralisation found at surface within the 'High-Grade' and 'Power-Line' zones is related to a buried copper porphyry system(s).




§ The Company is very encouraged by the results and has immediately requested three dimensional (3D) inversions of the magnetic dataset which will provide a 3D model of the PS, PN and PPL targets.


§ Following the success of the Garfield magnetic survey, Golden Metal is pleased to announce that it has commissioned SJ Geophysics to undertake a ground magnetic geophysics survey across some of the main target areas at Pilot Mountain and those results are currently being processed.


§ Pilot Mountain drill programme preparations are well underway and Golden Metal expects to receive final drilling permits imminently.

Oliver Friesen, CEO of Golden Metal, commented: 

"When we commissioned this magnetic geophysics survey over Garfield we were hoping to find anomalies within the 'High-Grade' and 'Power-Line' zones which resembled buried porphyry targets - and that is precisely what we have found.

"Based on all of the work completed on the Project to date, we are of the belief that a mineralised copper porphyry system may exist at Garfield, and with these results in hand our confidence has grown even stronger. We now eagerly await magnetic inversion results which will give us further details about what these three very important anomalies, including PS, PN and PPL, look like in 3D space.  

"2024 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for Golden Metal as drilling preparations continue at pace for our flagship Pilot Mountain project, and in parallel we continue to deliver very exciting results at Garfield.

The need for domestic sources of important metals such as tungsten is also approaching all-time highs and Golden Metal is positioned perfectly to address this. I very much look forward to providing further updates on all of the above workstreams in due course."



The ground magnetic geophysics survey was undertaken by SJ Geophysics Ltd. over the period 22 - 26 and 28 March 2024 using two GEM-Systems GSM-19W overhauser magnetometers in a survey and base station configuration.

The survey was conducted along parallel north-south orientated survey lines at 100m spacing for a total reported survey length of approximately 84-line km.  A total of 88,640 individual data points were recorded.

The resulting data has been processed for Total Magnetic Intensity (TMI; Figure 1), First Vertical Derivative (1VD), Reduction to Pole (RTP) and Analytical Signal (AS) mapping products. The Company has now commissioned SJ Geophysics Ltd to undertake three-dimensional inversion modelling of the magnetic field data.

Figure 1 - Garfield Project showing the location new targets 'PPL' located within the 'Power-Line' zone and 'PN' & 'PS' located within the 'High-Grade' zone over the Total Magnetic Intensity ground geophysics survey results



Golden Metal holds a 100% interest in the Garfield Project through its wholly-owned Nevada operating company, Golden Metal Resources LLC. A 2% Net Smelter Return Royalty ("NSR Royalty") Interest, of which 1% can be bought back at any time for US$1,000,000, is payable to Sunrise Resources plc (LON:SRES). The NSR Royalty covers the original Garfield Project claims as well as a 1-mile radius outside of those claims which covers roughly half of the current 'High-Grade Zone' footprint. The Pamlico Au Zone is entirely royalty free.



The technical information contained in this disclosure has been read and approved by Mr Nick O'Reilly (MSc, DIC, MIMMM, MAusIMM, FGS), who is a qualified geologist and acts as the Competent Person under the AIM Rules - Note for Mining and Oil & Gas Companies. Mr O'Reilly is a Principal consultant working for Mining Analyst Consulting Ltd which has been retained by Golden Metal Resources plc to provide technical support.

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014 (which forms part of domestic UK law pursuant to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018).

Forward Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements relating to expected or anticipated future events and anticipated results that are forward-looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, such as general economic, market and business conditions, competition for qualified staff, the regulatory process and actions, technical issues, new legislation, uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans, uncertainties resulting from working in a new political jurisdiction, uncertainties regarding the results of exploration, uncertainties regarding the timing and granting of prospecting rights, uncertainties regarding the timing and granting of regulatory and other third party consents and approvals, uncertainties regarding the Company's or any third party's ability to execute and implement future plans, and the occurrence of unexpected events. 

Actual results achieved may vary from the information provided herein as a result of numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors.

For further information visit or contact the following:

Golden Metal Resources plc

Oliver Friesen (CEO)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7583 8304

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP

Nominated Adviser

Sandy Jamieson/Jo Turner/Louise O'Driscoll

Tel: +44 20 7213 0880

First Equity Limited


Jonathan Brown/Jason Robertson

Tel: +44 20 7374 2212



Pilot Mountain Project

The Pilot Mountain project is an advanced exploration and mineral resource definition stage project located in Mineral County in western Nevada. The project covers an area of 14.80 km2 (3,656.1 acres) and is located 200km southeast of Reno and 18km east of Mina, Nevada. It is well situated for the supply of power, water and skilled labour and proximity to transport infrastructure in Mineral County and is centred around four existing mineral deposits: Garnet; Good Hope; Gunmetal and Desert Scheelite, all of which possess significant skarn-style tungsten-copper-silver-zinc mineralisation. The Pilot Mountain project consists of 176 active lode mining claims and 4 filed mill site claims. The four mill site claims filed at the former Dunham mill site have secure access to groundwater supply sufficient for the proposed project.

Garfield Project

The Garfield Project is an exciting copper-gold-silver prospect consisting of 65 lode mining claims covering 5.4 km2 (1,338 acres) located in Mineral County, Nevada, approximately 14km due east of the town of Hawthorne and 120km due west-northwest of Tonopah. Exploration to date has included detailed geochemical sampling and follow up analysis which highlighted the presence of both porphyry and skarn-type mineralisation and alteration at the 'High-Grade Zone'. Further to this, mapping, prospecting and rock sampling was recently completed with results confirming presence of high-grade copper, silver and gold mineralisation as well as leading to the bedrock discovery of the Pamlico Au Zone with individual rock samples up to 18.35g/t Au, 1,225g/t Ag & 1.89% Cu. Following this, geochemical analysis of the full suite of data confirmed the strong presence of porphyry style mineralisation across the Project, as well as potentially overprinting epithermal style mineralisation leading to increased gold-silver prospectivity.

Kibby Basin Lithium Project

The Kibby Basin Project covers two claim packages which are prospective for lithium brine mineralisation. The southern claim package is less than 250m from a 2022 drillhole which returned a significant interval (169m) of lithium brine mineralisation which was determined to be open in all directions. The Project is less than 5km to the southeast of the Company's flagship Pilot Mountain Project.

Golconda Summit Project

Golden Metal is the operator of the Golconda Summit project, which is held under an earn-in right to acquire up to 100 per cent. of the project from the mineral claim owner pursuant to an option agreement. The Golconda Summit project is an exploration stage gold and silver project located in Humboldt County and situated at the confluence of the Getchell and Battle Mountain - Eureka metallogenic trends, and consists of 44 lode mining claims, covering a total area of approximately 3.22 km2 (795.4 acres) located approximately 27km east of Winnemucca.

Stonewall Project

The Stonewall project is an exploration stage gold-silver property prospective for epithermal gold-silver mineralisation. The property consists of 19 lode mining claims covering 1.59 km2 (392.5 acres) located on the northern flank of Stonewall Mountain, on the western edge of the Nellis Airforce Range Restricted Access Area, in Nye County, Nevada, approximately 24km south-east of the historic gold mining town of Goldfield and 60km due south of Tonopah.



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