Alto Metals (ASX:AME) has announced reverse circulation drilling is now underway at its 100% owned Sandstone Gold project in Western Australia.

The first phase of ~5,000m is planned to test interpreted high-grade mineralised structures at Indomitable, Musketeer and other prospects, as well as step-out extensional drilling.

An update to the current open-pit 635,000oz @ 1.6 g/t gold resource for the Sandstone Gold Project is on track for completion this month.

Alto Metals share price closed up 5% today.