BBX MInerals (ASX:BBX) has announced its completed the assaying of diamond drill holes from the 2017 drilling programme at the Ema project.

BBX Minerals says the assays were conducted for gold, platinum, palladium, iridium, and rhodium, and highlighted 1m @ 1.72g/t Au from 64m.

It also says the programme was focussed on significant historical artisanal gold workings in the felsics and not in the gabbro bodies, and at that time the company wasn?t aware of the complex Au-PGM mineralisation hosted in gabbro.

BBX Minerals? share price closed up 6% in today?s trade.