Zenith Minerals (ASX:ZNC) has announced further lithium pegmatite drill results from the Split Rocks lithium project in Western Australia that extend the zone of higher-grade lithium mineralisation of the Rio prospect area.

Zenith Minerals says its received the final assays from the 100-hole 2022 drill campaign including results of 15m @ 0.8% lithium oxide including 4m @ 1.8% Li2O and 9m @ 0.5% Li2O, including 3m @ 1.1% lithium oxide.

Its Managing Director, Michael Clifford says the program has returned additional thick intervals of lithium mineralisation:

"Looking ahead, our joint venture partner EV Metals Group, are to establish plans for recommencing lithium drilling programs at our Split Rocks and Waratah Well projects."