Ark Mines reported results from Stage 2 air core reconnaissance drilling and Stage 3 auger sampling at the Sandy Mitchell REE Project in North Queensland.

Covering approximately 91km2, the thorium anomaly and geological data have highlighted rare earth elements and heavy minerals sand exploration opportunities.

The air core drilling indicated a mean mineral sand thickness of 11m, with mineralisation extending from the surface to bedrock.

Ark Mines intends to continue its exploration and feasibility studies throughout the 2024 dry season, aiming to expand the current resource estimate and development plans.