Gibb River Diamonds (ASX:GIB) has returned excellent metallurgical results from the Neta prospect at its 100% owned Edjudina Gold project in Western Australia.

Gibb River Diamonds says the testing indicated gold extraction of up to 92.6% from the oxidised, medium grade material, and gold extraction of up to 94.5% from the fresh, high grade material.

It says the board is pleased with the first pass results, especially for the medium grade oxide and the high grade fresh material, which are important to the Neta Gold prospect in terms of gold endowment.

Gibb River Diamonds says it?s progressing resource work at the project and aims to have a resource published as soon as is practicable.