Playfair Mining (PLY.V) and Windfall Geotek (WIN.V) team up to identify new base metals in existing project

Playfair Mining (PLY.V) validated multiple CARDS generated artificial intelligence projects on their RKV project in Norway using a detailed and rigorous soil sampling program which identified numerous base metals that hadn’t been found in the areas before, according to a press release.

The Playfair Mining contract was originally signed in March of last year to deliver high probability VMS Cu-Zn style base metals targets and Ni-Cu Magmatic targets in Norway on its RKV project.

“Since the generation of high probable targets for Playfair Mining they have conducted more geological work such as MMI and confirmed soil mineralization on the CARDS targets and as a result, we have quadrupled our equity position with Playfair. Windfall Geotek believes this will also translate to its other equity positions with companies such as BTU, TGM, PAC, QPM, DGO, AGO, PUMA, CMX and will continue to approach the market using this shared risk approach moving forward. With the restriction for field work due to Covid-19, it has never been a better time for digital exploration and, as such, we have been engaging with exploration companies globally,” said Michel Fontaine, president and CEO of Windfall Geotek.

Windfall Geotek’s (WIN.V) CARDS artificial intelligence program assists with the location of potential targets in the mining sector, including geophysical, drill hole and topography. The algorithm is designed to indicate areas of potential interest and similarity to known copper and nickel deposits and mineralization in Norway.

Here are some highlights of the project:

  • CARDS generated a total of 27 targets (Figure 1-3). CARDS Evaluation has focused exploration down to 2.5 km 2 from the original 296 km 2
  • 19 targets were generated from the VMS Cu-Zn model, where 7 of these VMS targets were rated high priority (Figure 1-3)
  • 8 targets were generated from the magmatic Ni-Cu Magmatic model, where 4 of these Magmatic targets were rated high priority (Figure 1-3)
  • 43 significant MMI soil samples in 15 grids with values over 50 times background in one or more of copper, nickel or cobalt were discovered on Windfall’s AI targets.
  • Using Windfall’s new business model and completing target generation for equity Windfall was able to achieve a quadruple evaluation on the initial Playfair Mining shares

When Windfall finished the work they were paid in 2 million Playfair Mining shares at $0.05.

—Joseph Morton

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