Pangolin Receives Positive Results at MTS Grid, Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • A total of 78 soil samples from the MTS grid are anomalous containing kimberlite indicator minerals
  • Pyrope garnets are visually-confirmed in 62 of the soil samples
  • 89% of the 62 soil samples contain pyrope garnets with near-source features
  • Microprobe analysis and results expected in the coming weeks
  • Drilling at MSC Grid where 7 diamonds have been discovered is scheduled to start in the next two weeks 

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Pangolin Finds Eighth Diamond and Completes Detailed Gravity Survey, Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The eighth diamond is white octahedral fragment measuring 1mm x1mm x1mm
  • Seven of the eight diamonds are white in colour
  • Four of the eight diamonds are localised within a 0.32 km2 area
  • A detailed gravity survey has been completed over the same area
  • Gravity anomalies are associated with each of the four diamonds
  • The largest gravity anomaly exceeds two hectares in surface area

TORONTO, ONTARIO (December 15, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has recovered an eighth diamond from the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), in an area of the project that is located 105 km southeast of the Karowe diamond mine operated by Lucara Diamonds in Botswana. To date, seven of the eight diamonds recovered are white in colour. Continue reading

Pangolin Reports Pyrope G10 Garnets, Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • Pyrope garnets with G10 compositions, consistent with the diamond stability field, recovered from a soil sample.
  • Three high-pressure garnet megacrysts recovered from three soil samples.
  • Additional anomalous garnet concentrations have been recovered from soil samples within a 2km x 2km zone and are being assessed for surface morphology.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 19, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has completed microprobe analysis of pyrope garnets with near-source surface features from the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana. Four soil samples produced a total of 14 pyrope garnets, with samples MTI64 and MTI83 each producing five pyrope garnets having surface features consistent with a proximal kimberlite source (see news release of November 3, 2015).  Continue reading

Pangolin Recovers Additional Diamonds from Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • Additional diamonds are reported from two soil samples
  • A total of seven soil samples have produced diamonds in the Malatswae Project area 
  • Six of the diamonds are of good colour, one is brown. 
  • The fragile nature of some of the diamonds indicate proximity to source.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 17, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has received positive soil sample results for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana.  Continue reading

Pangolin Recovers Pyrope Garnets with Near-Source Features Over a Geophysical Anomaly at Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • Four soil samples produced 14 pyrope garnets with near-source surface features
  • The features include trichitic etch pits and channels that result from chemical weathering of pyrope garnet
  • The grains are identical to pyrope garnets from weathered kimberlite elsewhere in Botswana and show little to no evidence of transport
  • The samples are positioned directly over a high priority magnetic anomaly under investigation

TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 3, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has recovered pyrope garnet with near-source surface features from the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana. Four samples produced over 14 pyrope garnets, with five grains in two samples. The samples are spaced from 200-400 meters apart and positioned directly over a magnetic anomaly of similar dimensions.   Continue reading

Pangolin Recovers Fifth Diamond from Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • A soil sample collected in the upwind direction from the MSC Grid yields a positive diamond result. 
  • The diamond was recovered within 550 metres of the centre of aeromagnetic anomaly MX14. 
  • An ilmenite with kimberlite attached was recovered from a soil sample. 
  • The ilmenite has a close spatial association with aeromagnetic anomaly MX01, immediately east of the MSC Grid.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 29, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has received positive soil sample results for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana.  Continue reading

Pangolin Receives Positive Results from Completed Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) surveys over additional kimberlite targets completed
  • Survey results over several targets indicative of the presence of intrusions
  • Close spatial association between GPR indicated intrusive and anomalous soil sample 
  • Gravity surveys to be conducted over several kimberlite targets

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 23, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has received positive ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey results for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana.  Continue reading

Pangolin Closes $628,621 Oversubscribed Private Placement for Diamond Projects in Botswana

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 3, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement financing for aggregate gross proceeds of $628,621 (the “Offering”). The Offering consisted of 12,572,425 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 $0.05 for a period of sixty (60) months from the date hereof.  Insiders of Pangolin participated in the total amount of $39,623. The Offering represents an increase of approximately 25% over the original financing target of $500,000, and was completed at a 25% premium to the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 2, 2015. Continue reading

Pangolin Receives Positive Results from Ground Penetrating Radar at Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

 

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey over palaeo-alluvial diamond target confirms presence of channels consistent with exploration model
  • The principal source area for the palaeo-alluvials is the diamondiferous Orapa kimberlite field
  • Survey results over kimberlite target upwind from MSC Grid consistent with the presence of an intrusive body
  • Survey to be extended over additional kimberlite targets

TORONTO, ONTARIO (August 12, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has received positive ground penetrating radar (“GPR”) survey results for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the Orapa kimberlite field in Botswana.  Continue reading

Update for the Botswana Exploration Projects – DMS plant and soil sampling

 

Highlights
  • 1 TPH DMS plant is now processing soil samples from six project areas
  • A total of 362 soil samples to be processed
  • Detailed grid sampling of priority kimberlite targets at Malatswae Project
  • An additional Prospecting licence awarded contiguous with Jwaneng South Project 

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July ,29 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an update for the Company’s wholly-owned Diamond Projects, located in Botswana. Continue reading

Pangolin Receives Positive Kimberlite Indicator Analyses for Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • Laboratory reports an abundance of positive kimberlitic ilmenites from soil samples
  • Kimberlitic ilmenites from the Malatswae Diamond Project are distinctly different to ilmenites from the Orapa AK1 Diamond Mine confirming separate source area
  • Clinopyroxenes of both eclogitic and peridotitic paragenesis from the earth’s mantle present in samples
  • Primary surface textures on numerous indicator minerals and clinopyroxenes indicative of proximal source.
  • Close geographical association between anomalously positive samples and previous selected high priority aeromagnetic targets currently being followed up with detailed ground surveys and additional soil sampling.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 14, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to announce it has received positive kimberlite indicator mineral analyses for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the world class Orapa Diamond Mine in Botswana.  Continue reading

Pangolin Appoints Dr. Leon Daniels as President/CEO and New BOD Patrick Harford; Premium to Market Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 9, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) announces that Dr. Leon Daniels will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective immediately.  Rick Bonner, the current President and Chief Executive Officer, has resigned. The Company thanks Rick for his contributions and wishes him success in his future endeavours.

The Company also announces that it intends to complete a private placement to raise up to $500,000 through a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) of up to 10,000,000 units priced at CDN$0.05 per unit representing a premium to the current share price. Each unit will consist of one common share and one non-transferable common share purchase warrant, with each warrant exercisable for a period of sixty (60) months from the closing at a price of $0.05 per share. Continue reading

PANGOLIN UPDATES MALATSWAE DIAMOND PROJECT, BOTSWANA

Pangolin Updates Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana
  • Soil samples return anomalous concentrations of Kimberlite Indicator Minerals
  • Surface textures of indicator minerals are consistent with minimal transport from a proximal kimberlite source
  • Aeromagnetic data review produces more than 20 priority targets, several with anomalous kimberlite indicator minerals
  • A data review indicates at least three geographic separate areas with diamonds in soil samples
  • Ground magnetic surveys and detailed soil sampling to follow

TORONTO, ONTARIO (June 30, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an update for the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 90 km southeast of the world class Orapa Diamond Mine produces in Botswana.  Continue reading