Metron Probability Update Part II: Metron’s First Pass

In this instalment, Dr. Lawrence Stone, Metron’s Chief Scientist discusses how the “Bayesian inference” approach is able to help see patterns in data and highlight primary focus targets for our teams to investigate, along with preliminary findings and discussion on accuracy refinement.

Metron Probability Update Part I: The Bayesian Inference Approach

In this first instalment, Dr. Lawrence Stone, Metron’s Chief Scientist discusses how the “Bayesian inference” approach is able to help see patterns in data and highlight primary focus targets for our teams to investigate, along with preliminary findings and discussion on accuracy refinement.

Maria Beru, Keith Barron as Santa, Fabiano Poester

Santa Visits the Cutucu

We tag along as Santa visits Tumpaim’s Shuar indigenous community living in Ecuador’s Cutucu mountain range. This event was hosted by Aurania’s Ecuadorian subsidiary EcuaSolidus S.A.

Treasures From The Field

Treasures from the Field with Keith Barron

Aurania’s CEO Dr. Keith Barron takes us on a tour of some special treasures our exploration geologists have discovered in the jungles of Ecuador.

Crunchy Hill Soil Sample Interpretation

In this video update Aurania’s CEO Dr. Keith Barron reviews Crunchy Hill soil sample data and discusses the Crunchy Hill target.

Behind the Scenes – VICE News Tonight Covers Aurania

In early 2018, Aurania Resources was approached by VICE News to film a short news segment focusing on gold exploration in Ecuador. VICE News sent their top team down to Ecuador in March to spend ten days in the field with Aurania’s management and exploration teams to capture the real story behind the search for The Lost Cities. The segment aired on HBO in mid-April 2018 and was posted to news.vice.com along with two bonus videos.

Soil sampling and analysis

Soil Sampling and Provisional Analysis

In this part of the exploration process we improve our knowledge of the geological environment around the target area by collecting soil samples at approx. 25m spacing for analysis with a special tool called an XRF Analyzer that measures the quantity of various components in the sample at an elemental level in minutes.

Stream sediment analysis

Crunchy Hill Discovery

In an exciting turn Aurania Resources’ President, Dr. Richard Spencer, takes us through our on-the-ground discovery of ‘Crunchy Hill’, a zone with extremely interesting systems just below the lush forest floor of the Cordillera de Cutucu.