Alvo Minerals (ASX: ALV) is an active critical minerals exploration company, with an established exploration base in central Brazil. Alvo has a team of in-country professional explorationists, equipped with cutting edge geophysical and geochemical equipment.
Alvo is exploring for Rare Earth Elements at the highly prospective Bluebush Ionic Clay REE Project in Central Brazil. Bluebush is adjacent to and along strike from the privately-owned Serra Verde Ionic Clay REE Project, which is the only Ionic Clay REE project in commercial production outside of China.
Alvo’s Ipora REE Project is an exciting greenfields exploration project targeting the Ipora alkaline intrusive complex, considered highly prospective for REEs, potentially of the highly valued ionic clay type. The Ipora REE Project is located in the Brasilia fold belt, host to multiple REE projects.
The Company was founded on exploration for base and precious metals, hunting high-grade copper and zinc at its Palma Project, adjacent to the Company’s Bluebush REE Project. The Palma Project has a JORC 2012 Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate of 4.6Mt @ 1.0% Cu, 3.9% Zn, 0.4% Pb & 20g/t Ag.
Alvo’s strategic intent is to aggressively explore and deliver growth through discovery, leveraging managements’ extensive track record in Brazil. There are three phases to the exploration strategy – Discover, Expand and Upgrade.