Cheela Gold Project

The Cheela Gold project is located within the Pilbara region of Western Australia, approximately 50 km northwest of the Paraburdoo townsite. The project consists of two granted exploration tenements covering approximately 38,158 ha. The major mining regional service centre of Karatha is located approximately 250km north-northwest of the project area. 

Nearby mines include the Paulsens underground gold mine (Northern Star Resources Limited, approximately 60 km to the west-northwest), the Paraburdoo iron ore mines (approximately 40 km to the southeast) and the Tom Price iron ore mines (approximately 75 km to the northeast).

Cheela Gold Project Geology

The Cheela Project area covers approximately 70 km strike length of the northwest-trending Nanjilgardy Fault and is located within a broad zone of north-northwest-trending faults that form the subsidiary set of structures to those that intersect the Duck Creek Dolomite strata at the Electric Dingo prospect (held by Northern Star Resources Limited)

Historical Major structural and mineralisation 

Mineralisation occurs around the transition between the Mt McGrath formation and the Duck Creek Dolomite, which consists of thick, clean limestones marlstones, sandstones and black shale. Tambourah Metals’ focus at the Cheela project is gold anomalisation along the cheela fault and the Nanjilgardy fault.  The mineralisation is typically shallow and open at depth.

Cheela project on regional magnetics

Cheela Gold Project Exploration Plan 

The following activities are planned by Tambourah Metals at the Cheela Project:

  • Heritage surveys
  • Ground checking and reconnaissance work of the geological, geochemical and geophysical anomalies throughout the Project area
  • Geophysical surveys and interpretation
  • Engaging an exploration geochemistry consultant to review and interpret all geochemical data collected to date in assisting with Developing drilling targets
  • Drill testing (RC and diamond) of known priority targets.
Plan map of Cheela Project drill hole location and assay results