Participants at the seminar expressed their skepticism about the results of the survey conducted by MRDI
and UNICEF regarding news and perception of the people.
In April 2000, Diamond Fields received a revised resource estimate from MRDI
, a division of AGRA Simons, for the main Marshall Fork feature.
An independent, positive feasibility study by MRDI
on the Verde deposit, one of a series of deposits on the property, has recommended that the deposit be developed as a low cost heap leach gold operation.
The new model incorporates additional geostatistical analysis, drill data, geology, and refinements to the 1998 estimation model by MRDI
, an H.A.
's study developed a "Base Case" mineable reserve of 101 Mt at an average grade of 1.02 g/t (103 t of gold) with a strip ratio of 1:1 (112M s tons at an average grade of 0.030 troy oz/s ton containing 3.3 M troy oz of gold).