Iconic Files Modified the Preliminary Economic Assessment Report for the Bonnie Claire Project
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – November 18, 2022) – Iconic Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: ICM) (OTCQB: BVTEF) (FSE: YQGB) (the “Company” or “Iconic”) reports that it has filed an amended National Instrument 43-101 Disclosure standards for mining projects (“NI 43-101”) Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report for the Bonnie Claire Project (the “Bonnie Claire Property”) located 48 km (30 miles) north of Beatty, Nevada.
The NI 43-101 technical report is titled “NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report, Bonnie Claire Lithium Project, Nye County, Nevada(the “Amended PEA Technical Report”) and is dated August 20, 2021 with a revised and amended date of November 11, 2022. The Amended PEA Technical Report was prepared pursuant to NI 43-101 by Global Resource Engineering Ltd. of Denver , Colorado The Amended PEA Technical Report is available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.iconicminerals.com.
Property Bonnie Claire
The Bonnie Claire property is located in the Sarcobatus Valley, which is approximately 30 km (19 miles) long and 20 km (12 miles) wide. Quartz-rich volcanic tuffs containing anomalous amounts of lithium occur within and adjacent to the valley. Drill results from the salt flat included lithium values as high as 2550 ppm Li and a vertical intersection of 1560 feet (about 475 meters) that averaged 1153 ppm Li. The current 43-101 resource from the PEA Technical Report modified drillhole portion of the resource is 3,407 million tonnes (inferred) grading 1,013 ppm Li or 18,372 million kilograms of lithium carbonate equivalent. Low gravity in the valley is 20 km (12 miles) long, and current estimates of bedrock depth range from 600 to 1,200 meters (2,000 to 4,000 ft). The current claim block covers an area of 74 km2 (46.6 km2) with potential for brine systems and other sediment resources.
Richard Kern, Certified Professional Geologist, a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information contained in this press release. Mr. Kern is not independent of the Company as he is the Chief Executive Officer of Iconic.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
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Richard Kern, President and CEO
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