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WPG Resources, Tarcoola Metallurgical Testing Enhances Potential for Successful Heap Leach Project

WPG Resources Ltd (ASX:WPG) is pleased to report interim results from column leach test work on oxide zone samples from the Tarcoola project indicating 85.8% gold recovery after 19 days of testing, confirming historical work undertaken by the previous owners of the project, Mungana Goldmines Ltd (MUX). Previous testwork by MUX had indicated recoveries in excess of 94% after 35 days leach testwork on oxide zone samples.
Primary and transitional zone results are indicating average gold recoveries of 49% and 44% after 34 and 19 days of leaching respectively. It is anticipated that these tests will run for 60 to 70 days in total. Previous testwork by MUX on primary zone material had indicated ~74% recoveries after 70 days leaching.
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