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.

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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

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Pangolin Finalises Joint Venture Agreement to Acquire Ownership in AK10, and signs an MoU to evaluate and develop the 6 Hectare Diamondiferous Kimberlite Pipe, Botswana Africa

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 17, 2018) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has finalized the commercial terms of the Joint Venture Agreement with Makanwu Civil Blasting (PTY) Ltd. (MCB), a private company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Botswana owned by citizen partners. PAN has previously announced (Please see our April 3rd 2018 release) signing an Option Agreement under which it has the option to enter into a Joint Venture with MCB after PAN has evaluated the geological merits of the AK10 kimberlite. Under the Joint Venture Agreement, MCB has granted PAN the sole and exclusive option to earn up to a 75% interest in respect of MCB’s precious stone AK10 Diamond Project located in the Central District of Botswana, Africa. Continue reading

Pangolin Finds First Diamond at Jwaneng South Diamond Project, Botswana, and Completes Groundmagnetic Survey over AK 10 Kimberlite.

  • The first diamond in the Jwaneng South Diamond Project has been recovered from a soil sample.
  • Indications are that the diamond is close to source.
  • The diamond was recovered from a third phase soil sample grid.
  • A groundmagnetic survey has been completed in the area where the diamond has been found.
  • A groundmagnetic anomaly is spatially associated with the diamond positive sample.
  • A detailed groundmagnetic survey has been completed over the Orapa AK 10 diamondiferous kimberlite pipe.

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Pangolin to Drill Multiple Kimberlite Pipe Targets at Malatswae and Moenyenana Diamond Projects, Botswana

  • Drilling results expected before the end of Q2.
  • At least 5 kimberlite pipe targets to be drilled and more being developed.
  • All but one target has positive kimberlitic indicators recovered at surface including two with diamonds.
  • 25 diamonds have been recovered from soil samples at Malatswae (sizes >0.5mm and <4mm).
  • Biggest diamond measures 4mm x 3mm x 2mm and has good colour.
  • The drill programme is fully funded.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (January 31, 2018) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce a drill program at the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae and Moenyenana Diamond Projects. Drill results are expected to be announced by the end of the second quarter once analyzed and confirmed by a qualified laboratory. The drill programme is fully funded. Continue reading

Pangolin Provides Malatswae Exploration Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO September 20, 2017 – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an exploration update for the 007 area of its 100% owned Malatswae Diamond Project in Botswana, Africa. The 007 project is one of six zones of interest within the Malatswae project where previous soil sampling recovered a diamond (see news release, March 16, 2017). 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 www.sedar.com.

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

Pangolin Reports On Drilling at Motloutse Diamond Project, Botswana

  • This area covers where the first diamonds in Botswana were discovered
  • Several targets were drilled and no kimberlite was intersected
  • The anomalous kimberlite indicators associated with the drill targets are unexplained and being followed up with additional sampling.
  • A soil sampling and geophysical survey programme is in progress to identify additional target areas.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 16 , 2016) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is providing an update from the latest drill programme at the Company’s wholly-owned Motloutse Diamond Project (“Motloutse”), located 150 km east of the Orapa Diamond Mine in Botswana. Continue reading

Pangolin Begins Drilling Kimberlite Targets at Motloutse Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The drilling of five kimberlite targets to commence July 27, 2016
  • The area covers where the first diamonds in Botswana were recovered in 1959; their sources have never been discovered
  • Kimberlite targets include AGA-01 and MG-08 as previously announced 
  • Malatswae Diamond Project will be drilled in the second half of 2016 with funds currently in the Company’s treasury

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 26, 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. A percussion drill programme will commence on July 27th and is anticipated to be completed within the next two weeks. Results from the drill programme will be announced once all material submitted to laboratories in Canada have been analyzed. 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 Diamonds to Drill Kimberlite Targets at Motloutse Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The Motloutse Diamond Project covers the area where the first diamonds in Botswana were recovered in 1959
  • The AGA-01 drill target is an aeromagnetic and gravity anomaly associated with positive sub-angular kimberlite indicator minerals recovered at surface
  • Additional kimberlite targets are also being developed for the drill program
  • It is anticipated the drill program will be completed before the end of July 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO (May 31, 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 program is nearing completion. Continue reading

Pangolin Reports Type II diamond from MSC Grid, Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • One of seven diamonds from the MSC Grid is a Type II diamond 
  • The Type II diamond is associated with three Type I ab diamonds in an area of 0.32km2 
  • The Type II diamond is also associated with ilmenites with reaction rims, a mantle xenolith fragment and fresh angular olivine, all indicative of a proximal source 
  • Drilling for kimberlite within the MSC Grid will take place in second half of 2016 

TORONTO, ONTARIO (May 16, 2016) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to report that one of seven diamonds analysed from the MSC Grid in Botswana is a Type II nitrogen-free diamond. Approximately 2% of the world’s diamonds are classified as Type II diamonds.

Type II diamonds are often associated with the presence of large diamonds, for example the 813 carat and 1109 carat diamonds produced from the Karowe Mine by Lucara Diamonds are both Type II diamonds.  The Karowe Mine is approximately 105 kilometres northwest from the MSC Grid area. Continue reading