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Exciting development portfolio with upside potential.

CATALÃO PROJECT / GOIÁS STATE, BRAZIL
  • Advanced stage diamond project located within the famous Coromandel diamond district. (Former DeBeers and Rio Tinto project).
  • Quality stones identified at five diamond bearing kimberlite pipes.
  • Pilot scale diamond production has been successful in identifying the potential for a commercial operation.
  • Dense Media Separation (DMS) plant currently on site and under construction.

Catalao staged development



Unparalleled Infrastructure In-Country (Three Concentrate Plants and One Central High Security Diamond Recovery Plant)

CATALÃO PROJECT / GOIÁS STATE, BRAZIL
  • The Catalão Diamond Project located in the famous Coromandel diamond district, comprises 1 exploration licence covering 1,999.42 hectares. In addition, the company has submitted applications for further exploration licences over a total area of 5,998.37 hectares.
  • A cooperation agreement has been signed with the Government of Goiás State to fast track the development of the Catalao Diamond Project.
  • High quality stones discovered from 5 diamond-bearing kimberlites, with an additional 8 kimberlites identified.
  • Recent magnetic survey has delineated 14 high-priority targets with the confirmation of new kimberlite pipes present.
  • Indicated+Inferred Mineral Resources of 8,277,000 tonnes grading 26.5 cpht CAT01A, CAT01B and CAT01C pipes.
  • Several potential targets to be drilled in coming months
  • Pilot plant constructed and commissioned and initial mining completed at three diamond bearing kimberlite pipes. CAT01A, CAT01B & CAT01C.
  • Pilot scale diamond production has been successful in identifying the potential for a commercial operation.
Diamonds Recovered at Catalao Project
High Quality Diamonds
Collection of diamonds mined
Catalao Mine Site
Production plants at Catalao
5tph Catalao Pilot Plant
New 100tph DMS processing plant being installed
  • Commercialisation plant currently on site and refurbished.
  • Significant increase in tonnage throughput from 5t per hour (current pilot plant) to 100t per hour, allowing pilot plant to be relocated to next key project.
Central Diamond Recovery Plant
0.5tpa development bulk sampling plant

JAIBARAS PROJECT / PARÁ STATE, BRAZIL



Jaibaras project / Para State, Brazil
  • Advanced stage diamond project covering 522 hectares discovered by DeBeers.
  • Up to eight kimberlite pipes identified on the project so far (J1 to J8).
  • J1 and J2 kimberlite pipes have already proven to be diamond bearing.
  • Active drilling and bulk sampling programme on all pipes to commence soon.
  • The Jaibaras diamond pipes have world class size potential and initial work is highly encouraging.
  • 10t bulk samples collected and processed from J01 and J02 kimberlite pipes with high quality white macro diamonds recovered from both pipes. In particular J02 pipe results indicated the potential for an economic grade.
Kimberlites at Jaibaras project.
Diamonds recovered at Jaibaras project.

Verissimo Project / Goias State, Brazil



Verissimo Project / Goias State, Brazil
  • The project is located 75 kilometres north west of the company’s Catalão Diamond project and comprises 7 applications for exploration licences covering a total area of 12,757.70 hectares.
  • The licences are in close proximity to the famous diamond producing areas along the Verissimo River. The Verissimo area has been known producer of diamonds for more than 100 years. The famous "Goias Diamond" weighing a staggering 600 carats was discovered there in 1906, and is one of the largest diamonds ever found.
  • Multiple kimberlite pipes identified with at least two proven to be diamond bearing.
  • Data indicates that the V02 and V04 pipes contain microdiamonds and macrodiamonds with a white color and have been classified as high quality gems.
  • 10t bulk sampling collected and processed by Five Star from V02 and V04 kimberlite pipes with high quality white macro diamonds recovered from V02.
Bulk sampling at Verissimo project
Diamonds recovered at Verissimo project

Other Projects



JAIBARAS PROJECT / PARÁ STATE, BRAZIL
  • Advanced stage diamond project with drilling and bulk sampling. Discovered by DeBeers.
  • 8 kimberlite pipes discovered to date with potential for world class diamond project.
  • Two pipes bulk sampled by Five Star and proven to be diamond bearing.
  • Active drilling and sampling programme to commence soon.
VERISSIMO PROJECT / GOIÁS STATE, BRAZIL
  • A famous diamond producing area along the Verissimo River.
  • The Verissimo area has been known producer of diamonds for more than 100 years.
  • Multiple kimberlite pipes identified, with at least two proven to be diamond bearing.
  • Successfully drilled and bulk sampled by Five Star and proven to be diamond bearing.
Caiapo Diamond project - Goias
  • Historical data from De Beers indicates that all of these pipes are diamond-bearing kimberlites and many diamonds were recovered during past exploration.
  • The project comprises 4 individual applications for Exploration Licences covering a total area of 3,955.11 hectares.
Maravilha Diamond project - Minas Gerais
  • The Maravilha project comprises 1 Exploration Licence and 1 application for Exploration Licence, covering a total area of 1,268.23 hectares. The licences are currently in the process of being renewed.
Mega Diamond project - Goias
  • The Mega project comprises 26 Exploration Licences, totaling 47,849.41 hectares. These properties aim to secure part of the known Antas kimberlite cluster, including 10 pipes associated with significant magnetic anomalies.
Ouvidor Diamond project - Goias
  • The Ouvidor project comprises 3 Exploration Licences covering a total area of 5,997,44 hectares.
Goiandira Diamond project - Goias
  • The Goiandira project comprises 3 Exploration Licences covering a total area of 2,400.58 hectares.
Riachao Diamond project - Piaui
  • The Riachão kimberlite is part of the Gilbúes Kimberlite Province, which also includes the famous Redondão kimberlite (the first diamond-bearing kimberlite discovered in Brazil). The project comprises 1 Exploration Licence covering a total area of 1,992.07 hectares.
Moana Diamond project - Piaui
  • The project comprises 1 Exploration Licence covering a total area of 1,992.07 hectares.
Conquista Diamond project - Bahia
  • The project comprises 2 applications for Exploration Licences covering a total area of 3,927.88 hectares, which includes the Conquista-01, Conquista-02 and the recently discovered Bob-01 kimberlites.
Angico Diamond project - Bahia
  • The project comprises 1 application for Exploration Licence with 990.01 hectares.
Coromandel Diamond project - Minas Gerais
  • The project is located on the western border of Santo Antonio do Bonito river where large diamonds have been extracted, including the famous President Vargas diamond (726 cts).
  • It comprises 3 applications for Exploration Licences covering an area of 5,235.07 hectares.
Coromandel-Carmo do paranaiba Diamond project - Minas Gerais
  • The project comprises 3 individual properties, with a total area of 5,228.94 hectares.
Cangucu Diamond project - Rio Grande Do Sul
  • The project comprises 1 application for Exploration Licence covering an area of 823.30 hectares.
Rosario Diamond project - Rio Grande Do Sul
  • The project comprises 1 application for Exploration Licence covering an area of 1,834.32 hectares.
  • The target is the Rosario-12 kimberlite discovered by De Beers.
Asa Branca Diamond project - Bahia
  • The project comprises 1 application for Exploration Licence covering an area of 1,992.68 hectares.
Romaria Diamond project - Minas Gerais
  • The project comprises 5 Applications for Exploration Licences with 7,610.38 hectares.
  • At least 5 historical drill holes are located inside Five Star mineral properties and all have intersected kimberlite breccias at vertical depths ranging from 10 to 32 metres below the surface.
Joana Diamond project - Minas Gerais
  • The Joana project comprises 1 Application for Exploration Licence covering a total area of 901.27 hectares.
Bacuri Diamond project
  • The project comprises 1 Exploration Licence with 863.68 hectares.
Concord Diamond project - Rondonia
  • Two kimberlite pipes discovered by De Beers have been identified within the property.
  • The Project comprises 1 Exploration Licence with 8,850.35 hectares.
ALECRIM DIAMOND PROJECT / BAHIA STATE
  • The Alecrim project comprises 1 Exploration Licence recently granted over an area of 1,994.74 hectares.
  • Ground magnetic survey conducted by Five Star Diamonds generated 14 additional targets within the project that need to be tested
SETE LAGOAS DIAMOND PROJECT / PAIUI STATE
  • The Project is located approximately 75km to southwest of the company’s Riachao Project and inside the same geological environment. The company granted an Exploration License covering 1,999.81 hectares which is centered on top of the Sete Lagoas kimberlite previous discovered by De Beers in the 90’s.

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