Rights: The Exploration Permit (PR) grants its holder, within the boundaries of its perimeter and during the period of its validity, the exclusive right to carry out prospecting and exploration for the minerals for which the mining permit was granted, in accordance with the commitments outlined in the Work Program and its Financing Plan attached to the application.

Eligible Person: Natural person or legal entity under Malagasy law

Maximum quota per holder: 12,800 squares or 5,000 km²

Validity Period: Five (05) years, renewable twice for a duration of three (03) years for each renewal

Environmental Obligation: Environmental Commitment Plan or Environmental Impact Assessment if in a sensitive area.

Sale of Production: Not authorized