Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited has released its Quarterly Activities Report for the period ending 30 June 2022.


⚒️ On 28 April 2022, the Company released drilling results from the Llahuin Project RC program in Chile with the following highlights:

  • Remaining results for the RC drilling program at Llahuin which began in December 2021 have been completed with 24 holes drilled for 2,787m in total.
  • The Central Porphyry returned a best result in hole 22LHRC022 of 104m at 0.51% CuEq from 6m to end of hole.
  • Best result at Cerro de Oro was in 22LHRC013 which intersected 51m at 0.48% CuEq from 7m depth to end of hole.
  • New target at the Southern Porphyry intersected a zone of 11m at 0.25% CuEq from 58m depth to be followed up also testing a previously untested target.

Figure 1. JORC Table 1 from Llahuin RC Drilling Program – released April 2022.

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⚒️ On 17 May 2022, the Company released an update regarding commencement of a diamond drill program at Llahuin and Colina2 with the following highlights:

  • A targeted diamond drill program has commenced at Llahuin for two oriented drill holes.
  • 4-6 oriented diamond holes at Colina2 following up initial discovery results of 2021 drilling, including 34m @1.39g/t Au from 24m.
  • Large database of all exploration data being validated and compiled.
  • The Chilean government’s general assembly’s recent confirmation of the continued stability of the country’s mining laws.

Figure 2. Drill rig on location at Llahuin – May 2022

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⚒️ On 9 June 2022, the Company released an update of the Llahuin/Colina2 copper/gold diamond drill program with the following highlights:

  • Two oriented diamond drill holes completed at Llahuin.
  • Diamond drilling continues at Colina2 with the first hole being completed and the second hole at 70m, following up on the initial discovery results of the 2021 drilling.
  • New prospective zone for copper and gold identified.
  • 180 soil samples at the laboratory, including completion of a new zone.

Figure 3. Diamond drill core from first hole in this program at Colina2

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⚒️ On 17 June 2022, the Company released assay results from the historical core sampling program at Llahuin and an update of a diamond drilling program at Colina2 with the following highlights:

  • Several un-sampled parts of historical diamond core holes at the Central Porphyry (drilled in 2012/13) were recovered at Llahuin and have been re-logged and sampled on 1m intervals.
  • A total of 1,717m of samples were cut and sent to the ALS Laboratory in Chile for analysis.
  • A best result of 31m at 0.57% CuEq from 0m depth was intersected in drillhole DDLLA016A which is in the core of the Central Porphyry.
  • The diamond core drilling program continues at Colina2 with 4 holes completed to date.
  • The overall dip and strike are better understood with the drill orientation changed to reflect this understanding.

Figure 4. Historical Core Sampling Program Intercepts at Llahuin – June 2022

Figure 5. Drillhole 22CLDD022 at Colina2.

Full details in ASX releases: Historical Core Sampling at LlahuinDiamond Drilling Update at Colina2.

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News Release
Date: 29 July 2022 | ASX Code: SUH


Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited is an experienced minerals explorer in Chile, South America. Chile is the world’s leading copper producing country and one of the most prospective regions of the world for major new copper discoveries. The Company’s projects include the Llahuin Porphyry Copper-Gold-Moly Project, the adjacent Colina 2 Gold Project, and the Los Pumas Manganese EV Battery Project, all of which were discovered by the Company.

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