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VANCOUVER, March 22 /PRNewswire/ - Argentex Mining Corporation ("Argentex" or "the Company") (TSXV: ATX) (OTCBB: AGXM) has received the results of a positive NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") report on the near-surface silver-gold oxide resource from its Pinguino project located in Santa Cruz province, Patagonia, Argentina. The portion of the mineralized system assessed in the PEA is limited to the indicated and inferred silver-gold oxide resource previously identified...
VENTURA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
VENTURA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Inc., the environmentally minded apparel company, has teamed with some of today's top artists, representing a range of genres, to form the Patagonia Music Collective.
Grassroots organizer working to protect Gold Butte RENO, Nev., Dec.
VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Argentex Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ATX, OTCBB: AGXM) is pleased to provide an update on ongoing diamond drilling and exploration activities at its wholly owned 10,000-hectare Pinguino property in the silver-gold district of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina. As part of the ongoing drill program at Pinguino, Argentex drill tested structures that lay along the Tranquilo Trend, a major northwest regional feature crosscutting the Pinguino property.
VANCOUVER, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Argentex Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ATX, OTCBB: AGXM) is pleased to provide an update on ongoing exploration activities at its Pinguino property in the silver-gold district of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina. The northwestern corner of the 10,000-hectare Pinguino property continues to yield new precious metal vein discoveries and excellent results from trenching.
VANCOUVER, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Argentex Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ATX, OTCBB: AGXM) is pleased to provide an update on ongoing exploration activities at its Pinguino property in the silver-gold district of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina. New drilling on the silver-rich Marta Norte vein continues to expand the strike length and define near-surface mineralization.
Argentinean and Spanish researchers have shown that indigenous societies in Patagonia, the southernmost region of the Earth inhabited by humans over the past 13,000 years, were not static and marginal as had always been thought, but in fact had high levels of social organization.
The Patagonian weasel (Lyncodon patagonicus) is the sole member of its genus Lyncodon. Its range includes areas of Chile, western Argentina, and the Pampas. It prefers a habitat within xerophytic woodlands and shrub steppes. The Patagonian weasel can reach an average body length between 11.8 and 13.8, with a tail length between 2.4 and 3.5 inches. Its fur is mostly white, with brown and black mixed in. Its legs and ears are short and its tail is bushy. There is not much information...
The South American gray fox (Lycalopex griseus), also known as the chilla, Patagonian fox, or the grey zorro, is a species of “false fox” or zorro that is native to South America. Its range includes Chile and Argentina, extending in a line across the Andes Mountain Range. In its Argentinian range, it prefers a habitat within the semiarid western areas from the Andean spurs to the Atlantic coast, where its range widens. In the 1920’s, this species was introduced on to the Falkland...
The chilla, grey zorro or South American Grey Fox (Pseudalopex griseus), also known as the Patagonian Fox, is a species of zorro (false foxes). Range and Habitat The South American grey fox is found in the southern cone of South America, particularly in Argentina and Chile. Its range comprises a stripe, both sides of the Andes Mountain Range. In Argentina, this species inhabits the western semiarid region of the country, from the Andean spurs to meridian. South from the RÃo Grande...
The Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family, Anatidae. It is a waterbird found throughout South America - in Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and on the Falkland Islands. In winter, this bird migrates northwards to Paraguay and southern Brazil. The Laguna Blanca National Park in Argentina is a protected home of the swan.