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    Distribution of number of metres drilled and costs

    Number of metres drilled, total cost, and cost per metre for core drilling to define new mineral deposits, to delimit and detail the ore or extend the current ore reserves.

    Costs associated with drilling campaigns for exploration and deposit appraisal projects include expenditures related to personnel and drill mobilization, site preparation, drilling, moves between drill holes, required mobile and support equipment, as well as related sampling and assaying costs.