AuKing Mining (ASX:AKN) has reported promising early results from its Itigi Uranium Project drilling in central Tanzania.

The company said the information was obtained through initial XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysis on samples and showed indicators of uranium mineralization across several of the drilled areas.

It also said as of the summary date, 925m of air core drilling had been completed and a further 1300m were planned.

AuKing added that the samples were prepared for laboratory analysis and formal assay results are expected within eight to ten weeks.