- West African focused gold exploration company Cora Gold reported Monday high grade, shallow and broad gold zones in drilling at the Sanankoro gold discovery.

Broad zones of shallow gold mineralisation in the weathered zone included: 4m at 2.5 g/t Au including 23m at 3.3 g/t Au, 63m at 0.9 g/t Au including 18m at 1.3 g/t Au hole ending in mineralisation,19m at 1.2 g/t Au and 9m at 1.0 g/t Au including 3m at 2.5 g/t Au.

Drilling north of Zone B also showed large-scale potential of the Sanankoro gold zone, which had been extended to 5.2km, the company said.

'We have received consistently encouraging results from drilling at this project, with today's assay results from core drilling confirming previous work at the Zone A area of the project,' Dr Jonathan Forster, Cora's CEO.

At 8:40am: [LON:CORA] Cora Gold Limited Ord Npv Di share price was +1p at 15.25p

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