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Venus Metals Corporation Limited (ASX:VMC) Lithium Update Henderson Project
Venus Metals Corporation Limited (ASX:VMC) is pleased to provide an exploration update on the lithium potential of its Henderson Gold-Nickel Project situated in the central section of the Mt Ida/Ularring Greenstone Belt, ca. 50km northwest of Menzies in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia (Figure 1*).

Interest in the Mt Ida/Ularring Greenstone Belt as a target for hardrock lithium exploration has increased significantly following recent announcements by Red Dirt Metals (RDT) of substantial intersections of spodumene-bearing lithium pegmatites at their Mt Ida Project, located directly north from and abutting VMC tenement E30/520 (Figure 1*; Refer RDT ASX releases 28 September 2021, 14 October 2021).

Lepidolite-rich lithium pegmatites are also known from tenements to the south of E30/520 as reported by Ora Banda Mining (OBM).

Historical geological mapping identified abundant pegmatite occurrences, several classified as lithium bearing, over an extensive 10km zone surrounding the Riverina Gold Mine (Refer OBM ASX release 11 October 2021) (Figure 1*).

- VMC has initiated a review into the hard-rock lithium potential of the Henderson tenements. Available historical geological mapping confirms the common presence of pegmatite dykes cross-cutting the greenstone sequence at VMC's Snake Hill and Emerald South Prospects (Figure 1*; open file reports A14919, A21888).

- A sampling and mapping programme has started to determine the composition of outcropping pegmatites. A total of 97 rock samples have been collected during a reconnaissance first field visit (Figure 1*) with assays pending.

- Results will be released to the market after assay results have been received and completion of the review.

The Henderson Project comprises five exploration licences covering an approximately 800 km2 area that includes about 25km strike length of the Mt Ida/Ularring Greenstone Belt (Figure 1*). The current sampling is focussed on tenement E30/520 (90% Venus, 10% Prospector) and E29/1112 (100% Venus).

*To view figures, please visit:

Matt Hogan
Managing Director
Venus Metals Corporation Limited
Tel: +61 8 9321 7541

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