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The Start of a Compelling PGE Story - Galileo Mining Limited (ASX: GAL)

Coffee with Samso Episode 152 with Brad Underwood, Executive Chair and Managing Director of Galileo Mining Limited (ASX: GAL) talks about the Callisto PGE/Palladium discovery.

The discovery of a PGE system has been made in Norseman, Western Australia. Now it is all about establishing a resource and create a path to production.

This episode is a discussion on the potential and the understanding of what Callisto can be and the path to production. The project is blessed with the best access to highway, railway, gas pipeline and access to a deep port in Esperance.

Watch the interview: Coffee with Samso Episode 152

As Galileo Mining moves into a new phase of drilling, I ask Brad Underwood how investors understand the PGE story. I ask him what can investors look for to better understand a good result and how to see value creations as more drill results materialize.

Galileo has been creating so much value for shareholders lately with the discovery so I asked Brad what he thinks of the mineral resource industry. What are his thoughts about the future market sentiment? This sentiment will also dictate when his potential production path will follow.

This is one of the best episodes with Brad Underwood so I urge readers to get a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate and settle in for a good half an hour of the Galileo story.


00:00 Start

00:20 Introduction

01:28 Updates on the Callisto discovery.

02:10 Understanding the Callisto Project.

05:28 Interpreting the cross sections.

07:00 What is the next drill program testing?

08:48 Is this the biggest drill program in Galileo?

10:21 Lessons learnt from Exploration Results.

12:12 PGE Story - Rhodium.

14:15 PGE Story - Palladium.

15:28 How do Investors understand the PGE Story?

17:25 The Fraser Range Project.

18:10 Investors - Patience in PGE projects.

20:25 Plans on other projects.

21:46 Callisto - Production and cashflow timeline.

23:36 Will the Mineral Resources Boom Continue?

26:30 News flow summary.

28:16 Conclusions.


About Brad Underwood

Executive Chair and Managing Director

Brad Underwood is the Chairman and Managing Director of Galileo Mining. Mr. Underwood is a geologist with over 18 years of experience in exploration, prospecting and mining. He has been involved in copper, gold, nickel and cobalt discoveries and the development of numerous prospects over a variety of commodities.

Previous conversations with Brad

Watch the previous Coffee With Samso conversation with Brad here.

  • Galileo's strategic focus on nickel, copper and cobalt in tier-1 mining jurisdiction.

Listen to the Rooster Talk conversation with Brad here.

  • Focusing on the science and techniques of nickel exploration - the easy process and potential issues.

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  • Galileo Mining Limited shares Methodical Approach to the Search for Nickel and Palladium

About Galileo Mining Limited (ASX:GAL)

Galileo Mining is a resources company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the code GAL and is exploring for base metals in south-east Western Australia. The company has 100% ownership of its Norseman Project and has Joint Ventures with the Creasy Group over highly prospective tenements in the Fraser Range.

The Norseman Project is located adjacent to the regional town of Norseman in an infrastructure-rich area of Western Australia. A bitumen highway runs parallel to the project area and is less than 10km from the Company’s current JORC cobalt-nickel resources. The Norseman Project includes numerous areas with potential for further cobalt discoveries as well as additional nickel and copper prospects.

The Fraser Range Project covers two zones of the extensive Fraser Range geological belt. The Fraser Range is known for the world-class Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine discovered by Sirius Resources in 2012. Galileo’s northern Fraser Range tenement is 80km from the operating Nova mine while the southern tenements are just 30km from the mine.

Galileo is targeting Nova style nickel-copper-cobalt mineralisation in the Fraser Range and has a deep level of experience in the region.

The company was originally privately owned by renowned prospector Mr. Mark Creasy, and Galileo Managing Director Mr. Brad Underwood spent eight years as General Manager of the Creasy Group’s exploration at the Fraser Range and Norseman.

Galileo Mining listed on the ASX in May 2018, raising $15 million in IPO funding.

Mr. Creasy continues to be the largest shareholder, controlling approximately 31 percent of the company. ASX-listed miner Independence Group (ASX: IGO) and Mineral Resources’ founder Chris Ellison are included within the Company’s top five largest shareholders.

Galileo Key Milestones

2003 – Registered as a private company wholly owned by Mark Creasy

2004 – Acquired the Norseman project

2006 – Initial drilling conducted at Norseman

2017 – Maiden JORC Resource completed at Norseman

2018 – Acquired interest in the Fraser Range project

2018 – Launched on the ASX as a public company

2020 – Nickel Sulphides confirmed at Fraser Range project



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