October 23, 2008
Coronado Resources Ltd., Copper Shipments Completed — Gold Stockpiled
Coronado (TSX-V: CRD) has completed its first three shipments of copper mineralization to China.
Shipment Dry Arrival Short Grade Contained Payable Fixed China Tons % Cu Pounds Pounds Costs ------- ------ ----- ------- ------- -------- August 513.93 17.67 181,600 143,501 $228,178 September 283.93 21.47 121,920 100,007 $127,216 October 512.75 23.91 245,197 204,624 $235,284
Settlement is second month after arrival in China. Payable pounds times London Metal Exchange quotation less fixed costs.Fixed costs are for processing, transportation and refining costs.
Company has been advanced $375,000 towards final settlement of shipments. Settlement for first shipment was fixed at $2.47 per pound.
The Company has approximately 450 tons of sulphide gold mineralization grading an average of 1.1 oz/ton gold stockpiled on surface. The company is in discussions with an off site refining facility to process this type of mineralization. The processing of sulphide mineralization is different that that of the oxide mineralization which has previously been shipped to the Golden Sunlight Mill sixteen miles away.
Company is now focused on sampling and assaying oxide gold mineralization on Level I. Coronado will continue to mine and stockpile sulphide and gold mineralization from Level II underground.
Assay work was completed by Norris Labs, a local Montana lab using the wet copper iodide A1 precipitation method. Norris Labs is not registered by the International Standards Organization; they are used due to proximity and quick turn around results.
Eugene Larabie, P. Eng. is the "qualified person" overseeing the project. For more information and photos please visit the company's website at www.coronadoresourcesltd.com on the web.
On Behalf of the Board Eugene Larabie, President
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CORONADO RESOURCES LTD. # 507 - 595 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T5 Tel: 604.683.6338
SOURCE: Coronado Resources Ltd.