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Los Cerros (ASX:LCL) share price soars 14% after poor start to the week

The company’s shares are recovering from yesterday’s selloff.
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The Los Cerros Ltd (ASX: LCL) share price is on the rebound today following a 6% drop yesterday.

At the time of writing, the Australian gold miner’s shares are making amends today, up 14.29% to 16 cents.

What happened?

On Monday, Los Cerros released its latest drill hole assay results from Tesorito South, a near-surface gold porphyry discovery in Colombia. The area forms part of the company’s wholly-owned Quinchia Gold Project in Risaralda.

Los Cerros revealed that drill hole (TS-DH27) delivered broad zones of gold porphyry mineralisation. The highlighted results included:

36 meters at 1.01 g/t gold from 116 meters; and
72 meters at 1.00 g/t gold from 188 meters; including 6 meters at 2.05g/t gold from 254 meters.

The company expects to complete a drone-based regional magnetic survey and deep IP geophysics programs in the near term. This will provide it with directions on where next to drill possible extensions for mineralisation.

As well, a fourth diamond drill rig will be added to the company’s fleet to continue testing on multiple targets. It is expected the rig will arrive within the next 4 weeks.

Los Cerros managing director Jason Stirbinskis commented:

Drillhole TS-DH27, at some 120m to the E of the drillpad for TS-DH24, ’25 and ‘26, was a significant step out that still intercepted gold porphyry mineralisation. It has given us further directions where we might expect to see additional extensions to mineralisation.

About the Los Cerros share price

Over the last 12 months, Los Cerros shares have gained almost 83% and 24% year to date. The company’s share price reached a 52-week high of 23 cents in October 2020 before treading lower.

Based on valuation grounds, Los Cerros has a market capitalisation of roughly $95 million with approximately 612 million shares outstanding.

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