Pangolin Reports Successful Drill Program & Diamond Exploration Update – Botswana, Africa

TORONTO, ONTARIO (December 17, 2020) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (“the Company” or “Pangolin”) wishes to update shareholders on recent activities at its various projects in the Republic of Botswana, Africa.

Kweneng Project Highlights Include

  • All 7 holes drilled intercepted the Main Dyke intrusive near surface
  • Longest drill intersection of 14 metres true width
  • 120 metres of Main Dyke strike confirmed through drilling
  • 52.5% of chromites recovered from soils indicative of diamond stability field
  • Soil sampling results indicate 1.5 kilometre strike length and remains open
  • Second Dyke discovered through drilling and running parallel Main Dyke
  • Dykes have been successfully mined in South Africa for diamonds to 1000 metres below the surface.
Continue reading

Pangolin Diamonds Finds Two Additional Diamonds in Soil Samples at MSC; Acquires Two New Prospecting Licences; Renews Six of Its Existing Prospecting Licences

TORONTO, ONTARIO (August 28, 2019) Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (“the Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to update shareholders on recent activities at its wholly owned projects in the Republic of Botswana.

Highlights Include
  • Detailed soil sampling program in the MSC Project recovers 17thand 18thdiamond
  • Renewal of six Prospecting Licences and addition of two new Prospecting Licences
  • High-density ground magnetic survey identifies additional pipe-like anomalies

Continue reading

Pangolin Commences Core Drilling on a 10 Hectare Kimberlite Pipe Shaped Target That Returned Positive Kimberlite Indicators at Depth, Botswana, Africa

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 19, 2018) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an update from the latest drill programme at the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 75 km southeast of the Orapa Kimberlite Field in Botswana.

Highlights include:

  • A completed percussion drill programme returned positive kimberlite indicator minerals at depths between 74 and 98 metres.
  • The magnetically positive pipe shaped anomaly is approximately 10 hectares in size.
  • A 200+ metre core drilling programme has been initiated to confirm kimberlite as the source of the magnetic anomaly and kimberlite indicators.
  • A diamond has been recovered at surface proximal to the drill target.
  • Drill results will be announced once all the data has been received and interpreted.

Continue reading

Pangolin Drills into Kimberlite Dyke, Botswana Africa; Mini-Bulk Sample of 100 Tonnes Planned to Determine Diamond Content

TORONTO, ONTARIO July 31, 2018 – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an update on the drilling programme at Pangolin’s 100% owned Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana, Africa.

  • Two diamonds recovered at surface in excess of 1mm in long axis size
  • BH1 – Kimberlitic garnets with Class 1 surface textures recovered at a vertical depth between 21.6 and 26.9 m
  • BH2 – Kimberltiic garnets with primary surface textures recovered at a vertical depth between 47.6 m and 52.8 m
  • BH3 – Kimberlitric garnets with primary surface textures recovered at a vertical depth between 21.6 and 26.9 m
  • The combination of the soil sample and drilling results are indicative of a diamondiferous kimberlite dyke system at MAL 001
  • Once core drilling is completed, a mini-bulk sample of at least 100 tonnes will be undertaken to determine the diamond content for the kimberlite

Continue reading

Pangolin Recovers Two Diamonds and 100 Positive Kimberlite Indicators from MAL 001 Target at Malatswae Project, Central District, Botswana

  • Two diamonds recovered from 4 hectare soil sampling grid
  • 100 Positive kimberlite indicators confirmed through microprobe analysis
  • G10 and other garnets indicative of a diamondiferous mantle present
  • A pristine forsteritic mantle derived olivine with 0.51 wt% NiO amongst the indicators analysed
  • A groundmagnetic survey has been completed over the area where the diamonds and indicators were found
  • MAL 001 to be drilled once Gravity and EM surveys completed to assist in identifying drill positions

TORONTO, ONTARIO (May 8, 2018) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has recovered two diamonds and 100 positive kimberlite indicators from a 4 hectare soil sampling grid at the MAL 001 drill target located in the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Project (“Malatswae”). This area is 85 km southeast of the AK6 Karowe diamond mine, operated by Lucara Diamonds Corp., in the Central District of Botswana. Continue reading

Pangolin Files 43-101 and Provides Project Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO November 22 , 2016 – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce that it has filed a 43-101 technical report (“43-101”) on its Malatswae Diamond Project.

The 43-101 was prepared by iQuest under the supervision of Mr. Ian McGeorge MSc. C.Geol., qualified person. The full report may be viewed at

The following is a short summary of the work the Company is presently undertaking, or has undertaken, on its various projects. Continue reading

Pangolin Identifies Kimberlite Drill Target MG-08 at Motloutse Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The MG-08 is an oval shaped target measuring approximately 4 hectares in size and the second kimberlite target confirmed within the project area
  • It is a near surface and groundmagnetic anomaly 
  • Anomalous concentration of positive kimberlite indicator minerals recovered at surface
  • The indicator minerals are characterized by surface textures indicative of their source to be close
  • Several other targets are being developed over the next few weeks
  • The Motloutse drill program is anticipated to be completed before the end of July 2016
  • Drilling at the Malatswae Diamond Project is still on schedule for the second half of 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO (June 13, 2016) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an update for the Company’s wholly-owned Motloutse Diamond Project (“Motloutse”), located 150 km east of the Orapa Diamond Mine in Botswana. Several aeromagnetic anomalies have been selected for follow-up with soil sampling, ground magnetic and gravity surveys to identify kimberlite drill targets.  This process identified MG-08 as the second kimberlite target in addition to AGA-01 previously announced (see May 31, 2016 release). Other targets are still being developed as the data is being processed and interpreted. Continue reading

Pangolin Closes $404,375 Financing for Diamond Projects in Botswana

TORONTO, ONTARIO (March 27, 2015) Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) (TSX-V: PAN) is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of $404,375 (the “Offering”). The Offering consisted of 8,087,500 units of the Company (“Unit”) at a price of $0.05 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (“Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.06 for a period of sixty (60) months from the date hereof. Insiders of Pangolin participated in the total amount of $97,500. Continue reading

Pangolin Diamonds Updates Exploration Work

  • Drilling on-going at Tsabong North and Jwaneng South Projects
  • Ground geophysical and soil surveys offer improved targeting
  • Samples for micro-diamond testing arrive at the SRC laboratory

TORONTO, ONTARIO (April 1, 2014) Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) (TSX-V: PAN) wishes to provide an update of its exploration activities in Botswana at its 100% owned projects. Continue reading

Mining Weekly: A diamond in the rough, Pangolin tracks diamond-bearing kimberlites

Pangolin was featured in Mining Weekly. Click here to read the full article.

TORONTO ( – After recently announcing that it had discovered one of the largest-ever kimberlite pipes at its Tsabong North project, in Botswana, TSX-V-listed exploration junior Pangolin Diamonds is on the lookout for a partner to develop the project that is shaping up to be far larger than ever thought.

Pangolin last week announced that it had discovered a 270 ha kimberlite pipe, making it comparable with the Se251 kimberlite in Angola that measures 220 ha, the MK1 kimberlite in Botswana that measures 180 ha, and the Mwadui kimberlite in Tanzania, which measures 146 ha.

“The first thought that ran through my mind when I heard that we had indeed found a 270-ha-large kimberlite, instead of two separate pipes was: ‘We need a big partner’,” Pangolin chairperson Dr Leon Daniels told Mining Weekly Online in an interview on Friday.