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Venus Metals Corporation has quickly moved onto the second phase of its lithium chasing reverse-circulation drilling campaign at its Henderson project near Menzies in the eastern Goldfields region of WA.

The drilling will test the depth extension and spatial zone of lithium- caesium-tantalum pegmatites found during recent mapping and sampling.

Venus recently hit returns of 5.8 and 3.6 per cent lithium dioxide at its Emerald SE prospect whilst results from 89 rock samples showed 29 had more than 100 parts-per-million lithium dioxide.

The company says the latest phase of drilling will also test gold anomalies found during its recent air core program that included 7m at 1.13 grams per tonne gold — also at the Emerald prospect.

Full article by The West Australian