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2008-11-06 11:17:47

Freewest Resources Canada Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FWR) (the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update on diamond drilling and other exploration activities on it's wholly-owned McFaulds property (the "Property"). The Property, consisting of 4 mineral claims or 1,036 hectares, comprises one of three properties in which the Company is currently exploring, on its own and in strategic joint-ventures in the emerging "Ring of Fire" metal district. Specifically, the visual results of the...

2008-09-15 09:00:39

Freewest Resources Canada Inc., (TSX VENTURE: FWR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the preliminary results obtained from early-stage drilling completed on it's 100%-owned McFaulds property. The Property consisting of 4 mineral claims or 1036 hectares, comprises one of three properties in which the Company is currently exploring, on its own and in strategic joint-ventures in the emerging "Ring of Fire" metal district. It is located approximately 300 kilometres north of the town of...


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2005-05-25 19:19:16

Peridotite is a dense, coarse grained ultrabasic rock, consisting mainly of the minerals olivine and pyroxene. Peridotite is also a group of mantle derived igneous rocks. They all are ultramafic or ultrabasic meaning they contain less than 45% silica and are high in iron and magnesium. Members of the peridotite family include: Dunite - predominately composed of olivine, with minor enstatite pyroxene and chromite. Harzburgite - composed of olivine, enstatite, and minor chromite....

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