Beharra Silica Sands Project

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Defined Target:

Target defined over 13,000m strike, minimum 1,400m width and 6 to 33m depth extent, with auger drilling confirms high purity silica from surface.

Exploration & Development:

Permitting submitted to facilitate drilling program, aiming to define mineral resource. Metallurgical test work conducted by Perpetual on shallow auger samples confirmed beneficiation using conventional scrubbing and gravity plus magnetic separation techniques produced a concentrate that resulted in upgrading the SiO2 to 99.8% with ~90% yield and reduced Fe2O3content to 0.03% (from 0.18% in situ).

Beharra hosts predominantly high purity white (pale) sands which has less impurities which are the key to achieving a saleable product.

Perpetual’s flagship asset, the Beharra Project is located 300km north of Perth and is 96km south of the port town of Geraldton in Western Australia covering an area of about 49 km². Access to the Project from Geraldton (to the north) and Perth (to the South) is via the sealed Brand Highway, thence the Mt Adams unsealed road providing access to the centre of the tenure.