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Galileo Mining (ASX:GAL) continues soil sampling at Norseman
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  • Galileo Mining (GAL) continues to progress its soil sampling at its Norseman Project in Western Australia
  • The company has so far received from 1620 unique samples, out of a total 1726 assays
  • Galileo will combine the new hyperspectral data with existing data sets to find focus area for nickel targeting
  • Follow up exploration program will be planed once this data has been combined and analysed
  • The program is expected to be completed by February, with drilling expected in the second quarter of 2021
  • On market close for the day, Galileo is down 14.5 per cent and trading at 26.5 cents per share

Galileo Mining (GAL) continues to progress its soil sampling at its Norseman Project in Western Australia.

The company has so far received from 1620 unique samples, out of 1726 assays in total. Interpretation and evaluation of results are ongoing with a 52 element, raw geochemical data set for each sample.

Soil sampling at Norseman was undertaken to find areas with potential nickel sulphide mineralisation.

Galileo will combine the new hyperspectral data with existing data sets to find focus area for nickel targeting.

Last month, the company contracted a specialist remote sensing company has been contracted to collect hyperspectral data and to mix the new mineral mapping information with existing data sets, including these latest results.

In this contract, so far, the initial phase has been completed with the collection of the airborne data.

A follow up exploration program will be planed once this data has been combined and analysed. This is expected to happen in late February, with drilling expected in the second quarter of 2021.

On market close for the day, Galileo is down 14.5 per cent and trading at 26.5 cents per share.

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