Latest Volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposit Stories

2008-09-03 09:00:32

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - ALEXIS MINERALS CORPORATION (TSX:AMC) is pleased to report encouraging results from exploration drilling on the Deep West target, 1.5 km west of the past producing Louvicourt Mine (Past Production: 15.65 Million tonnes (Mt) @ 3.42% Copper (Cu), 1.59% Zinc (Zn), 25.8 gpt silver (gpt Ag) and 0.92 gpt gold (Au)), Val d'Or, Quebec. Hole 17314-10 was successfully completed at a final depth (core length) of 2,252 metres after intersecting three...

2008-09-02 09:00:29

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Mantra Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAN) ("Mantra" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into two separate agreements dated August 27, 2008 with affiliates of Rio Tinto PLC ("Rio Tinto") and NovaGold Resources Inc. ("NovaGold") and an affiliate of NovaGold, to purchase a 100% interest in mineral claims comprising over 485,000 acres in Alaska, including the undeveloped world class Arctic polymetallic deposit and...

2008-08-25 09:01:27

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - Lawrence Dick, the President of Confederation Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CFM) (the "Company"), is pleased to report that the Company has commenced drilling on its Confederation Lake property (Mitchell Belanger claims) in the Red Lake District of Northwestern Ontario. The Company plans to carry out 2,000 meters of drilling to test several geo-chemical anomalies identified by last years work program. The Confederation Lake Property...

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