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Digging Deeper on the Ground

We pride ourselves on our boots-on-the-ground approach to analyzing promising natural resources investment opportunities. Our geologists and Investment Executives have logged thousands of miles on site visits to properties that we have identified as having potential.

  • Constantine Metals, SE Alaska
    Constantine Metals, SE Alaska
    Helicopter on the glacier by the Cap prospect, Palmer property.
  • Abzu - Mpatasie, Central Ghana
    Abzu - Mpatasie, Central Ghana
    Sprott Global economic geologist Andy Jackson on site.
  • Endeavour - Agbaou, Central Cote d'Ivoire
    Endeavour - Agbaou, Central Cote d'Ivoire
    An anticline is clearly exposed in the South Pit wall. Mining is carried out by contractor BCM International Ltd.
  • Ivanhoe Mines - Kamoa/Kakula, DRC
    Ivanhoe Mines - Kamoa/Kakula, DRC
    One of the conveyor belts to carry ore from the mining area to the shaft, being restored after many years under water.
  • Azure Minerals - Alacran, N Mexico
    Azure Minerals - Alacran, N Mexico
    The tracked core rig drilling a twin to the RC discovery hole, LM-06 on Mesa de Plata. The twin hole is being drilled to confirm that RC drilling provides sufficiently accurate grades for resource calculation.
  • Ivanhoe - Kipushi, DRC
    Ivanhoe - Kipushi, DRC
    Rick Rule underground at Kipushi.
  • Pilot Gold - Kinsley Mountain - NE Nevada
    Pilot Gold - Kinsley Mountain - NE Nevada
    A good example of core grading from fresh dark gray unmineralized Secret Canyon into mineralized and oxidized material.
  • Miranda - Antares, Central Colombia
    Miranda - Antares, Central Colombia
    Typical Colombian rural public transport.
  • Yanfolila Gold Mine - Hummingbird Resources, SW Mali
    Yanfolila Gold Mine - Hummingbird Resources, SW Mali
    A tail of yellow gold dust sparkles in a pan.
  • Yanfolila Gold Mine - Hummingbird Resources, SW Mali
    Yanfolila Gold Mine - Hummingbird Resources, SW Mali
    A small fleet of equipment, moving fast.
  • Regal Resources - Kalongwe, SW DR Congo
    Regal Resources - Kalongwe, SW DR Congo
    The Katanga mineralization was introduced before and during the compressional folding of the sedimentary basin. It generally consists of primary chalcocite, chalcopyrite (copper sulfides) and cobaltite (cobalt sulfide), but in the oxide zone (this photo), most of the copper sulfides have been altered to green malachite and blue-green chrysocolla, and the cobaltite to silver-black heterogenite (a cobalt oxide).
  • Asanko - Obotan, S Ghana
    Asanko - Obotan, S Ghana
    The Nkran pit, looking south. The richest shear zones (dark gray) are visible in the pit walls at the far end.
  • West African Resources - Tanlouka, Burkina Faso
    West African Resources - Tanlouka, Burkina Faso
    A larger RC/core combination rig, here drilling an RC pre-collar for a diamond tail. The bagged chip samples are in the foreground.
  • Atna - Pinson, N Nevada
    Atna - Pinson, N Nevada
    Examining a mineralized face underground. Note the broken nature of the ore.
  • Ivanhoe Mines - Platreef, N South Africa
    Ivanhoe Mines - Platreef, N South Africa
    Ivanhoe's interpretation of the stratigraphy on the Platreef property.
  • Pilot Gold - Goldstrike Oxide Gold Project, UT
    Pilot Gold - Goldstrike Oxide Gold Project, UT
    Typical mineralized claron sandstone, from just above the unconformity. Grade 2.55 g/t Au.

Many clients are keen to learn more about the natural resources sector as they go through the process of making their investment decisions. To assist you, we offer a series of self-guided educational courses. 

Ore Deposits 101

This 11-part Sprott Global Resource Investments course provides an introduction to different ore deposit types in simple layman's terms. 

Contact Us

Reach out to our team of mining and energy engineers, geologists and resource market specialists for a no-obligation resource portfolio consultation. 


Sprott Natural Resource Symposium 2018

WHEN
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018

WHERE
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 W Georgia St.
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6C 2W6
Canada

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