East Star Resources Plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in exploring gold, copper, and rare earths in Kazakhstan. The Company has about nine licenses in three mineral districts. The Company’s projects include Chu-Ili Belt Projects, East Kostanay Project and Rudny Altai Belt Projects. The Company has approximately 364.3 square kilometers of acreage across two licenses in the Chu-Ili Belt, a Central Asian orogenic gold belt with gold-bearing vein and stockwork zones, and IRGS and shale deposits. It has approximately 153.5 square kilometers footprint across two licenses in the East Kostanay region known as the Talairyk HREE Ion Adsorption Clay (IAC) Project. It has approximately 803.7 square kilometers across five licenses in Rudny-Altai Belt. Novo 1 and Novo 2 in this volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) belt hosts several mines.