Sase prospect

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Sase prospect
Sase prospect is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sase prospect
Sase prospect
Province Katanga Province
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates 11°29′17″S 27°10′09″E / 11.488099°S 27.169189°E / -11.488099; 27.169189Coordinates: 11°29′17″S 27°10′09″E / 11.488099°S 27.169189°E / -11.488099; 27.169189
Products Copper, Cobalt

The Sase prospect is a copper-bearing deposit in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, being developed by Tiger Resources.

The Sase prospect lies within the Lupoto concession, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) the south of Tiger's Kipoi Mine and to the north of the older Lupoto Mine in the Kalumines concession area. The concession covers an area of 140 square kilometres (54 sq mi).[1] In 2008 Tiger reported that exploratory drilling had found ores with significant grades of copper.[2] Mineralization at the Sase location has been shown on a strike length of 700 metres (2,300 ft) and width up to 300 metres (980 ft).[3] Maiden resource was planned for release in the first half of 2011.[1] In February 2011, Tiger said it was planning to build a solvent-extraction plant that would process copper ore feed from the Kipoi and Lupoto projects.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Fact Sheet" (PDF). Tiger Resources. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Tiger Resources consolidates project interests around Kipoi Resource" (PDF). Tiger Resources. 21 October 2008. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 
  3. ^ Björn Junker (05.07.2011). "Die Produktion auf Tiger Resources Kipoi-Projekt läuft besser als geplant". Wallstreet Online (in German). Retrieved 2011-11-13.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Tiger aims to finish study on next Congo copper mine end March". Reuters. Feb 15, 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-13.