Vancouver, BC – June 29thth, 2022 – Recharge Resources Ltd. (“Recharge” or the “Company”) (RR: CSE) (RECHF: OTC) (SL5: Frankfurt) is pleased to announce the company has received the road gravel permit for its “Pocitos 1” Lithium Brine project in Salta, Argentina. (See option agreement news dated March 23rd, 2022). The Pocitos community has been extremely helpful and signed a memorandum confirming our drilling program. The gravel permit Recharge required in order to mobilize a drilling rig was the last step to commence drilling the advanced stage Pocitos 1 project. Recharge is working closely with it’s in-country advisors on the single 450-meter production diameter well which will be positioned to confirm the continuity of lithium brines delineated during previous drill campaigns for the establishment of a NI 43-101 compliant resource.
Video of Pocitos drilling with estimated 75,000 litres per min flow rate (2018):
CEO and director, David Greenway states, “We are moving forward quickly with our planned drilling at the Pocitos 1 lithium salar. As you can see from the video link above, and available on Youtube, the impressive flow rates were estimated upwards of 75,000 litres per min of lithium brine. With two existing dill holes in place, this new drilling will assist in establishing an NI 43-101 resource. We have benefitted greatly from an embedded geological team which has empowered us to truly hit the ground running, engage with the community and receive the appropriate permits to move the project forward.”
About Pocitos 1 Lithium Brine Project
The Pocitos Project is located approximately 10km from the township of Pocitos where there is gas, electricity, and telephone internet services. Pocitos I is approximately 800 hectares and is accessible by road. Previous exploration and development teams have spent over USD $1.5 million exploring the project, including surface sampling, trenching, TEM geophysics and drilling two 400m holes that had outstanding results. Locations for immediate follow up drilling have already been designed and identified for upcoming exploration.
Lithium values of up to 125 ppm from Laboratory analysis conducted by Alex Stewart were recorded by A.I.S. Resources Ltd during the project’s first drill campaign in May 2018. AIS used a double packer in HQ Diamond drill holes drilled to a depth of 409 metres and the flow rate of the hole was estimated to exceed 75,000 Litres per minute and observed to continue for more than 5 hours. Both drill holes had exceptional brine flow rates. Recharge’s plan is to sample or twin the current drill holes and drill a further two holes to work towards a NI 43-101 resource calculation
Phillip Thomas, BSc Geol, MBusM, FAusIMM, MAIG, MAIMVA, (CMV), a Qualified Person as defined under NI 43-101 regulations, has reviewed the technical information that forms the basis for portions of this news release, and has approved the disclosure herein.
About Recharge Resources
Recharge Resources is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on exploring and developing the production of high-value battery metals to create green, renewable energy to meet the demands of the advancing electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicle market.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
David Greenway, CEO
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