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Exploration targets on the Mirdita property are Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide ("VMS") deposits. VMS deposits contain some of the most valuable aggregates of metal in the world. VMS deposits are the product of metal-rich hydrothermal solution discharges onto or near the sea floor and form bodies of copper, zinc, gold and and/or silver rich mineralization.

VMS deposits represent true "company-maker" targets. Districts such as Noranda, Kuroko and Flin Flon, rich deposits like Eskay Creek and Buchans and giant deposits such as Kidd Creek and Manitouwadge are just some of the well known VMS deposits that have created incredible amounts of wealth and prosperity. Noranda-type VMS deposits are the largest and highest grade deposits known on or near the Mirdita property. The copper, zinc, gold, and silver mineralization takes several forms. The Tirex team consists of knowledgeable and experienced VMS experts who will be targeting these Noranda-type VMS deposits using the first ever large-scale modern exploration techniques employed within the district.


"The property presents an opportunity to explore deposits that were previously partially mined or evaluated at lower metal prices and provides an opportunity to apply modern exploration techniques toward the discovery of new VMS deposits or extensions of known deposits. ....Tirex's 2007 airborne geophysics survey identified conductors associated with previously known VMS deposits and identified other airborne electromagnetic conductors with VMS exploration potential." (NI43-101 Technical Summary Report, Mirdita Project, Albania, 2007)

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