Murchison Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian-based company actively exploring for base metals and precious metals, including platinum group metals, in central Uganda where it controls the mineral rights over an area of about 1,200 km2. Murchison also holds mineral properties in Canada located in areas with potential for base metals, precious metals, alumina and rare earth elements.
Murchison has a strong, experienced management team with a focused approach to exploration and a history of discoveries.
Shareholders approved an amalgamation and name change on June 3, 2014 Full June 4, 2014 Press Release.
Murchision Minerals Ltd. is a first mover, well established, and experienced in East Africa. Murchison holds a 1,200 km2 land package in central Uganda which covers a large mafic and ultramafic complex that management believes is prospective for nickel, cobalt, and copper based on favourable geochemical anomalies and geophysical results to date.
Murchison has initiated a drilling program on selected targets on the Karuma structure.
Murchison also holds the 17 km long Cloridorme Alumina/REE property which lies on strike with Orbite Aluminae's (TSX: ORT) one billion-tonne Al2O3 Marin deposit located in the Gaspé area of Quebec.
Murchison's other Canadian holdings include the Brabant Lake Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag deposit in central Saskatchewan and a significant land position covering approximately 63 km2 in the Pickle Lake gold area of north-western Ontario.