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2013-07-29 04:20:27

LAS VEGAS, NV, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Orofino Gold Corp. (PINK OTC: ORFG) ("Orofino Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that in the Colombian mining districts of Sur de Bolivar, nearer to Rio Viejo where the Company has rediscovered a potential hidden porphyry system as reported by the Company's consulting Geologist Michael James, CPG. The southern Bolivar region has become one of the principal gold producing areas of Colombia since the 1980's and new deposits...

2013-02-21 08:25:09

VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Amarc Resources Ltd. ("Amarc") (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AXREF) is pleased to provide an update on results from exploration work conducted at the Galaxie property, located on Highway 37, just 42 kilometres north of the Red Chris copper-gold mine construction site and 25 kilometres south of the Village of Dease Lake, British Columbia ("BC"). The Galaxie property hosts the Gnat porphyry copper deposit, where a two-hole drill program was undertaken in...

2013-02-21 08:24:57

VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz Mountain") (TSX-V: QZM; OTC: QZMRF) is pleased to provide an update on results from exploration work conducted at the Galaxie property, located on Highway 37, 42 kilometres north of the Red Chris copper-gold mine construction site and 25 kilometres south of the Village of  Dease Lake, British Columbia ("BC"). The Galaxie property hosts the Gnat porphyry copper deposit, where a two-hole drill program...

2013-01-29 08:24:17

VANCOUVER, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz Mountain") (TSX-V: QZM; OTC: QZMRF) announces results from exploration programs completed in 2012 at the Galaxie and ZNT projects in British Columbia (BC).  Induced polarization (IP) geophysical, prospecting and geochemical sampling surveys were undertaken at the Company's Galaxie porphyry copper property, located near Dease Lake and the ZNT silver-zinc project, located near Houston. These surveys...

2012-11-15 12:22:22

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has now completed its work obligations and, as a result, has made the final payment due under its option agreement whereby it can acquire a 100% interest in the Stewart gold-copper property in Newfoundland, subject to a 2% NSR and the issuance of a further 175,000 shares by April 2014.  TerraX intends to follow up on the positive exploration results from this...

2012-10-15 07:22:26

VANCOUVER, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: FCV) is pleased to announce the signing of a surface access agreement with the local community at its Aurora Cu-Mo project located in south-eastern Peru, and the commencement of an Induced Polarization and Magnetic Survey by Fugro Geophysics Pty Ltd. The work is expected to take around a month to complete. The Aurora project shows potential for the definition of a large copper-molybdenum porphyry system. The...

2012-07-11 02:22:26

VANCOUVER, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: FCV) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Aurora porphyry copper-molybdenum property located in the Department of Cusco, Peru. The property is located between 2,600 - 2,900m above sea level on the northeastern margin of the Yauri-Andahuaylas porphyry belt, host to several important copper and copper-gold deposits including Las Bambas, Huaquira, Constancia, Tintaya and Antapaccay mines. Focus can acquire 100%...

2012-06-11 06:21:38

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has commenced a multi-disciplinary field program at its wholly-owned Stewart gold-copper property in Newfoundland.  The Stewart property features a large (6 km x 1.4 km) porphyry style alteration zone defined by surface mapping and Titan IP surveying, with drilling in 2011 having returned gold and copper mineralization over long intervals (111 m @ 0.13 g/t Au and...

2012-05-03 06:21:48

VANCOUVER, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meadow Bay Gold Corporation ("Meadow Bay Gold") (TSX:MAY) (OTCQX:MAYGF) (Frankfurt: 20M, WKN A1C3DN) is pleased to report that it has received assay results from its Atlanta Gold Mine Project, Lincoln County, Nevada. Drilling in 2011 tested the extent of Atlanta Fault zone mineralization and also discovered porphyry-hosted gold mineralization to the west of the historic Atlanta open pit. The porphyry-hosted mineralization is distinctly different from...

2012-01-23 11:49:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meadow Bay Gold Corporation ("Meadow Bay Gold") (TSX:MAY) (OTCQX:MAYGF) reports that recent drilling has extended gold and silver mineralization within the Atlanta Shear Zone to the south of the historic open pit. Assay results from hole DHRC-11-10R intersected 21.34m containing 1.75 g/t Au and 11.4 g/t Ag. In addition, hole -11R also has intersected breccias along the Atlanta Shear Zone. Although assays are still pending on hole...