Pangolin Discovers Third Diamond-Bearing Area and Eleventh Diamond, Malatswae Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The MTS grid confirmed as a new diamondiferous kimberlite target area
  • The diamond and kimberlitic pyrope garnet with G10 compositions have been recovered from soil samples
  • The diamond is a fragment of a larger stone
  • Many pyrope from other samples have near-source surface features 
  • An additional 470 soil samples from the MTS grid area have been collected
  • Kimberlitic garnets have been visually identified in approximately half of the samples processed to date
  • Drilling for kimberlite within the MTS grid to be undertaken later in 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO (March 21, 2016) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to report the first diamond recovered from the MTS Grid representing the eleventh diamond recovered to date in the Company’s wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project (“Malatswae”), located 105 km southeast of the Karowe Diamond Mine of Lucara Diamonds in Botswana.  The presence of diamond in soil sample MTS-DG-093 confirms a third diamondiferous kimberlite target area in the wholly owned Malatswae Diamond Project area.  Continue reading

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 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 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 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

Malatswae Diamond Project Up-Date, Botswana

 Highlights
  • Anomalous number of kimberlite indicators found in soil samples
  • Four white diamonds recovered in soil samples from two different areas
  • MSC Grid area being reviewed in advance of the next drilling phase
  • Two additional areas of anomalous concentrations of kimberlite indicators being considered for follow-up exploration

TORONTO, ONTARIO (March 3, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) is pleased to provide an up date for the Company’s wholly owned Malatswae Project in Botswana. Continue reading

Pangolin Discovers a Second Diamond Area Malatswae, Botswana

Highlights
  • Octahedral diamond recovered in regional soil sample MAL-157;
  • Fourth and largest diamond recovered to date at Malatswae;
  • From a second, separate area within the Malatswae project.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (January 13, 2015) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX- V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) announces that it has recovered its fourth and largest diamond at the Malatswae project (100% owned).

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Microprobe and Drilling Results from Malatswae, Botswana

Highlights
  • Picroilmenite microprobes indicate diamond preservation.
  • Gravity and magnetic targets tested with drill holes.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (December 9, 2014) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) announces that it has received results from microprobe work on a set of priority kimberlite indicator grains (KIM’s) recovered at the Malatswae project. The Company also completed two drill holes at Malatswae.

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Pangolin Receives Positive In-fill Surface Sampling Results from its Malatswae, Botswana

Highlights
  • Sample MSCc154 recovered an intact fragment of garnet peridotite;
  • Thirteen indicator minerals from nine additional samples have primary features including friable reaction mantles and possible adhering kimberlite;
  • The grains are from two separate source areas in close proximity to the previously reported diamonds; and
  • All indicator minerals exhibit features consistent with a proximal host rock such as kimberlite.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 7, 2014) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) announces that it has received results from the Company’s recently completed detailed surface sampling program at its wholly owned Malatswae Project in Botswana, showing the recovery of additional kimberlite indicator minerals. Continue reading

Pangolin Reports Diamond Results from its Magi and SWS21 Targets , Botswana

Highlights

• Four diamonds recovered from Magi-008 drill core;
• A total of 7 diamonds have now been recovered from Magi target;
• High-pressure mantle derived garnet, ilmenite and olivine have previously been recovered from Magi drill core; and
• Ground geophysical surveys to define drilling target below crater material will follow.

TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 25, 2014) – Pangolin Diamonds Corp. (TSX-V: PAN) (the “Company” or “Pangolin”) announces the receipt of the results of diamond recovery analysis for Tsabong North (the Magi target) and Mmadinare (SWS21 Intrusive target) projects in Botswana. Both projects are 100% owned by Pangolin.

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