Astral Resources (ASX:AAR) has recorded one of the best holes to date at the Theia deposit within the Mandilla Gold project, with on drill-hole intersecting over 250g x metres of gold mineralisation across several intercepts.

Astral Resources says best results included 38m at 0.62g/t Au from 73m, 6m at 3.18g/t Au from 156m, and 38.6m at 2.10g/t Au from 189m.

Its Managing Director, Marc Ducler says these latest results highlight two significant new developments at the Mandilla Gold project:

"The RC and diamond drilling progressing at Theia and a further reduction in the turnaround times for assay results being experienced, we expect to be providing further exploration updates in the coming weeks, as well as news from project studies that have kicked off."