processing, handling and collection procedures and QA/QC protocols. Shore’s third party laboratory procedures/protocols were also reviewed as part of the audit process. Results of the audit show that drilling procedures, including logging, collar and downhole surveying, and downhole logging meet or exceed industry best practices. Database maintenance and security are adequate. Sample processing was done with industry standard equipment and practices. Diamond valuation was performed by a recognized industry expert (WWW).
P&E is of the opinion that data collection meets or exceeds CIM Best Practices Guidelines and that the data generated by this project are adequate for Resource Estimation and mine planning.
In P&E’s opinion, the quality of the geoscientific data generated from both the geological core drilling program, LDD mini-bulk and underground diamond processing data is reliable and that the sample preparation, analysis and security were carried out in accordance with exploration best practices and industry standards and that this data are appropriate for the estimation of mineral resources. In P&E’s opinion, the drill density of the geological core holes with the use of the average in-situ bulk density measurements are acceptable for the generation of a preliminary 3D geological model.
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