Sunstone Metals unveiled trench assay results from the El Palmar T1 gold-copper discovery in northern Ecuador.

Findings include strong gold-copper grades in trench P6-7d (40.4m, 0.86g/t Au, 524ppm Cu) and trench P6-7c (21.0m, 0.34g/t Au, 714ppm Cu).

The results expand understanding for an upcoming drilling phase. Elevated copper values in fresher rock segments suggest underestimated potential due to surface leaching.

Managing Director Patrick Duffy emphasised extensive near-surface mineralisation and plans for a maiden resource estimate.