NEW YORK First Point Minerals Corp. has started field
exploration at its Mich nickel-iron alloy property in Yukon.
The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company said its 2013
exploration program also will include its Orca and Wale
properties in northern British Columbia, as well as continued
reconnaissance exploration globally for new nickel-iron alloy
Our primary objective is to better define potential drill
targets and to delineate possible bulk tonnage surface sample
sites for metallurgical testing. With this information we can
better prioritize our properties for further advancement,
including the potential introduction of joint-venture
partners, First Point vice president of exploration Ron
Britten said in a statement.
First Points exploration efforts are exclusively focused
on awaruite, a mineral composed of 75-percent nickel and