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Kore Potash advances Congo potash project

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Kore Potash said today its definitive feasibility study for its Republic of Congo project remains on track with completion set for May 2021.

Kore owns 97% of the Kola and DX Potash projects in the Sintoukola Basin, located within the Republic of Congo.

A drilling campaign is underway. Mud rotary drilling of drill holes DX 10 and DX 11 has been completed to the anhydrite layer, and the holes have been cased and grouted ready for diamond drilling of core.

The company touts the potash deposit, saying it is high-grade, shallow, and close to the coast with access to infrastructure.

"With grades of between 57 and 60% KCl, the DX sylvinite project is a candidate for the world’s highest grading potash project," writes the company. "Kola has a Measured and Indicated sylvinite Mineral Resources of 508 Mt grading 35.4% KCl, a grade that is on a par with the world’s best potash deposits.

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