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FORUM: Explor Resources (TSXV:EXS) looking to attract growing numbers of investors in the Chinese mainland markets, as well as domestic Chinese investors $EXS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:12 AM on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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A variety of steps are being taken to appeal to the huge, & growing numbers of investors in the Chinese mainland markets, as well as domestic Chinese investors

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada – Some of you may have noticed a little red flag in the corner of the Company’s website. When you click on that, you will see sections of the website in Chinese. Obviously, a variety of steps are being taken to appeal to the huge, & growing numbers of investors in the Chinese mainland markets, as well as domestic Chinese investors. Apparently, regulation has made both physical GOLD, & Bitcoin less attractive investments to the mainland investment community. I believe Dupont is working with an Australian based firm, making decisions about regional advertising to offer an incentive to those prospective investors to take a serious look at EXS/EXSFF/E1H1.

When I last spoke to Chris, he seemed very optimistic about the evolving plan to reach this vast new audience. Adding to the new video contributions to the website, an audio interview was completed over the weekend, and has been disseminated worldwide. You can listen to that at the following link:

http://www.abnnewswire.net/press/en/87833/exs

At, or around the beginning of every month, I’m led to believe an updated video interview will be available to investors, offering updates on the Company’s variety of projects moving forward.

Its intended these will be disseminated on a worldwide basis as well, through syndications like Reuters, Bloomberg, & Google+, to name but a few. The Toronto based www.agoracom.com Investment Website is releasing a full feature story on the massive new Goldcorp mill, and their perceptions of the impact on Explor.

Specifically, they are highlighting the Timmins Porcupine West GOLD deposit, and its obvious importance as a source of GOLD ore to Goldcorp’s 50,000 ton per day mill development. As I pointed out last week, Goldcorp does not have enough local resources to accommodate their new monster facility.

Mainstream media, Investment websites, & Precious Metals newsletters recently seem to be in agreement that GOLD will see higher prices in the near term, reacting to evolving events on the world stage. Some expert commentary even suggests price detachment from the USD, as a hedge against a major retracement, or correction, in many of the major markets.

Having said all that, and trying not to be redundant, the lab has given the Company yet another promise to provide assay results from drilling north of the Glencore Kidd Mine. I’m hoping they keep this one, but I’m not holding my breath. Focused paperwork continues regarding proposed drill plans at the PG-101, the Montrose property, Duparquet (East Bay), as well as completion of the recent financing.

NOTE: This forum commentary was published from a third party source. It has not been verified by the company.
About Explor Resources Inc.:

Explor Resources Inc. (CVE:EXS) (OTCMKTS:EXSFF) (FRA:E1H1) is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Quebec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Quebec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Quebec since 2006.

Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. Teck Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TECK) is currently conducting an exploration program as part of an earn-in on the TPW property.

Source:

Explor Resources Inc.

Contact:

Explor Resources Inc.
Chris Dupont, Managing Director
T: +1-819-797-4630
F: +1-819-797-1870
E: info@explorresources.com
WWW: www.explorresources.com

FEATURE: Explor Resources (EXS: TSX-V) 609K oz Indicated / 470K oz Inferred Gold $EXS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:54 AM on Monday, April 10th, 2017

Why Explor Resources?

  • Flagship Property Offers The Following:
  • NI 43-101 Resource – 609,000 oz Indicated / 470,000 Inferred
  • Teck Resources To Spend $12 MILLION To Earn 70%
  • Property Is 13 KM From Downtown Timmins
  • 2nd Project 43-101 Open Pit Resource
  • 1.4 MILLION T Indicated @ 1.38% Copper
  • 2.09 MILLION T Inferred @ 1.26% Copper

ONTARIO AND NEW BRUNSWICK PROPERTIES CURRENTLY UNDER EXPLORATION

Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) (4300 ha)

  • NI 43-101 Resource: 609,000 oz Indicated
    470,000 oz Inferred Gold
  • 13 km from downtown Timmins
  • Property is 2.5 km, NE of LSG West Timmins Mine
  • Model: Hollinger McIntyre Gold System: 30,000,000 oz. Au
  • Discovery Hole 10-30 : 9.22g/tonne over 11.0 meters
  • Optioned to Teck Resources
  • Teck to spend $12,000,000 to earn 70% interest

Chester Copper & VMS Project (3500ha)

  • Recent intersection of 2.187% Copper Over 9.66 Meters
  • Mineral Target: Cu, Pb, Zn, Ag, & Au
  • 70 km SW of Bathurst NB
  • Structural Model Complete
  • 300 m wide x 2000m long mineralized Corridor identified
  • Ramp to ore zone (480 meter long (3m x 4m)
  • Optioned to Brunswick Resources (BRU)
  • Brunswick to spend $500,000 over 3 years
  • Explore to receive $40,000 and 5,000,000 shares of BRU
  • Open pit resource – NI 43-101 Resource: 1,400,000 Indicated t @ 1.38% Cu
    2,089,000 Inferred t @ 1.26 % Cu
  • Recently completed diamond drill Holes for a total of 2,027 meters


Kidd Creek Project (2466 ha)

  • Mineral Target: Cu-Zn Ore
  • Located 1.0 km west of Kidd Creek Mine
  • Kidd Mine yielded 130M tonnes of Cu-Zn Ore since 1960
  • Numerous Geophysical max/min and IP Targets
  • So encouraged by the initial results of the 3000 meter program, decided to more than double the diamond drilling program planned to 7275.7 meters

QUEBEC PROPERTIES CURRENTLY UNDER EXPLORATION

East Bay (3203 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Gold
  • Lies on Porcupine Destor Fault Zone, on strike with Beattie & Donchester mine
  • Historical channel samples by Lacana Mining in 1982 including: 0.81 oz/ton over 5ft; 0.16 oz/ton over 6 ft; 0.10 oz/ton over 10 ft
  • Wrap around Clifton Star

Nelligan (1198 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Nickel
  • Located in Val d’Or mining district of Quebec
  • Historical grab samples of 10% Ni and 0.6% Cu obtained by INCO
  • Discovered anomalous Nickel, Copper Zones

Launay (2250 ha):

  • Mineral Target: Nickel
  • Mineralized zones contained in mafic volcanic rocks
  • Contiguous to Royal Nickel’s Dumont property (NW end)

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INTERVIEW: Monarques Gold discusses Gold Bug results of 17.1 g/t Au over 5.9 metres $MQR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:15 AM on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

American Creek Provides Update on Joint Venture Partner Tudor Gold’s Treaty Creek Project Progress $AMK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:13 AM on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

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  • Provided update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project

CARDSTON, ALBERTA–(April 5, 2017) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AMK) (“American Creek”) is pleased to report that operator Tudor Gold Corp. (“Tudor”) has provided an update outlining the significant progress and future 2017 plans at the Treaty Creek JV Project located in BC’s “Golden Triangle” immediately north of Seabridge Gold’s KSM project and in the same region as Pretivm’s Brucejack project.

Tudor, in yesterday’s news release, provided background, summarized 2016 exploration progress and developments, and outlined the main goals for the 2017 Treaty Creek program (click here for Tudor news release).

Significant achievements in 2016 included:

  1. Successfully conducting an MT survey over a large portion of the property utilizing the exact same technology (and same geophysicist) that was key to the discovery of Seabridge’s several deposits located immediately to the south of the Treaty Creek property.
  2. Significantly expanding the known gold zone around American Creek’s previous Copper Belle discovery hole.

Regarding the success of the MT survey, Tudor included the following in their news release:

The current understanding of the model generated by the 2016 MT survey suggests these things:

  1. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling. The survey suggests the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone might extend for as much as seven hundred meters in the near-surface zone (less than 600 m depth), at it might extend for up to one kilometer at greater depths,
  2. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007 and 2009 drilling in the GR2 zone extends over a larger area than has yet been tested through diamond-drilling and might extend for several hundred meters,
  3. The geology underlying the encouraging assays generated by the 2007, 2009, and 2016 drilling in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the Seabridge Gold Iron Cap deposit.

Regarding Tudor’s 2017 Treaty Creek exploration goals, Tudor included the following in their news release:

  1. Carry out diamond drilling in the Copper Belle zone to both the south and north of prior drilling with the goal of developing a preliminary resource estimate for a low-grade bulk deposit along a strike length of approximately 1000 m,
  2. Carry out diamond drilling in the GR2 zone with the goal of determining how much further drilling or other exploration is required to develop a preliminary resource estimate for that zone, and
  3. Carry out diamond drilling to confirm that the mineralization in the Copper Belle zone extends towards the adjacent Seabridge Gold Inc. Iron Cap deposit.

The precise details of how these drilling programs will be carried out are still being developed.

In addition to these drilling programs, Tudor Gold is also considering further exploration work in the Konkin Gold zone where early exploration produced grab samples, chip samples and trenching samples carrying in excess of 28 ounces of gold per tonne (these historical results are taken from a 1987 Assessment Report submitted to the provincial government by Mr. Cremonese, P. Eng., president of Teuton Resources Corp.; these historical results have not been independently verified by Tudor Gold). Tudor Gold is of the view that further exploration work will be beneficial in understanding the geology and mineralization of the Konkin Gold zone.

Darren Blaney, President and CEO of American Creek stated: “Tudor’s 2016 work at Treaty was a great success and really sets the stage for future advancement including Tudor’s stated goal of developing a Copper Belle preliminary resource estimate in 2017. We are excited about the plans being formulated for the upcoming season. Further adding to the excitement is Seabridge Gold’s plan to conduct an extensive drill program on the Deep Iron Cap zone following up on their spectacular drill hole IC-16-62 from last summer. The Iron Cap is within 1 km of the claim boundary of the Treaty Creek property.”

The Treaty Creek Project is a joint venture between Tudor, Teuton Resources Corp., and American Creek. Tudor is the operator and holds a 60% interest with both American Creek and Teuton each holding respective 20% carried interests in the property (fully carried until a production notice is given).

About American Creek

American Creek holds a strong portfolio of gold and silver properties in British Columbia. The portfolio includes three “Golden Triangle” gold/silver properties; the Treaty Creek and Electrum joint ventures with Tudor as well as the 100% owned past producing Dunwell Mine. Other properties held throughout BC include the Gold Hill, Austruck-Bonanza, Ample Goldmax, Silver Side, Red Tusk and Glitter King.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Kelvin Burton
403-752-4040
info@americancreek.com
www.americancreek.com

Monarques Gold intersects 17.1 g/t Au over 5.9 metres (19.4 feet) on Gold Bug (Croinor Gold) $MQR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Drilling confirms that the shear corridor is mineralized over a width of 15 metres, to a vertical depth of at least 115 metres

MONTREAL, April 4, 2017MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION (“Monarques” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: MQR) (FRANKFURT: MR7) is pleased to announce the results of drilling in the Gold Bug area, which lies less than 500 metres from the Croinor Gold deposit.

The 2017 drilling program on Gold Bug was aimed at testing the gold-bearing potential of the zone discovered by the Corporation in January, when Hole CR-16-521 returned an intersection of 8.41 g/t Au over 25 metres (see press release dated January 24, 2017).

Drilling has confirmed that the shear corridor contains anomalous to economic gold grades over a width of about 15 metres, to a vertical depth of at least 115 metres. Hole CR-17-532 intersected 6.96 g/t Au over 15 metres (see plan view), including 17.1 g/t Au over 5.9 metres. That intersection, as well as those from Holes CR-17-526 and CR-17-533, confirms that the shear corridor intersected near surface in Hole CR-16-521 is about 15 metres wide. In addition, Holes CR-17-527 and CR-17-528 returned 0.27 g/t Au over 8.6 metres (from 101.1 to 109.7 metres) and 0.97 g/t Au over 6.7 metres (from 158.1 to 164.8 metres), respectively, demonstrating that the shear corridor extends to a vertical depth of approximately 115 metres. The shear corridor remains open along strike and at depth.

“The results for Gold Bug show increasingly attractive economic gold potential due to the width and depth of the gold-bearing structure discovered in January,” said Jean-Marc Lacoste, President and Chief Executive Officer of Monarques. “We believe that this area could eventually add to the resource for the Croinor Gold project. A key advantage at Gold Bug is that the structure lies close to surface, and could therefore be mined more easily, at a lower cost. This area will remain a high-priority drill target, with further testing of the structure along strike and at depth.”

The following table shows the results for the 2017 drilling program on Gold Bug:

Hole

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

CR-17-526

   Including

35.8

41.0

51.2

44.2

15.4

3.2

0.69

2.49

CR-17-527

   Including

101.1

101.1

109.7

104.8

8.6

3.7

0.27

0.45

CR-17-528

   Including

158.1

159.5

164.8

161.9

6.7

2.4

0.97

1.73

CR-17-529

166.3

168.3

2.0

0.10

CR-17-530

106.7

107.7

1.0

0.37

CR-17-531

   Including

43.9

49.3

49.8

49.8

5.9

0.5

0.29

2.22

CR-17-532

   Including

21.0

21.0

36.0

26.9

15.0

5.9

6.96

17.07

CR-17-533

   Including

43.3

46.3

61.9

49.5

18.6

3.2

0.63

2.04

 

The widths shown are core lengths; true width cannot be estimated. High grades were cut to 70 g/t, which is the cutoff grade used to calculate the resource estimate for the Croinor Gold deposit.

The technical and scientific content of this press release has been reviewed and approved by Donald Trudel, P.Geo., B.Sc., the Corporation’s Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101.

Sampling normally consisted of sawing the core into two equal halves along its main axis and shipping one of the halves to the ALS Minerals laboratory in Val-d’Or for assaying. The samples are crushed, pulverized and assayed by fire assay with atomic absorption finish. Results exceeding 3.0 g/t are re-assayed using the gravity method, and samples containing gold grains are assayed using the metallic sieve method. Monarques has established a full QA/QC protocol, including the insertion of standards, blanks and duplicates.

ABOUT MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION

Monarques Gold is a growing junior gold company focused on becoming the leading explorer and developer of gold properties in the Val-d’Or/Abitibi gold camp in Quebec, Canada. The Corporation currently has approximately 200 km² of gold exploration properties (see map) along the Cadillac Break, as well as its main asset, the Croinor Gold mine, which has great potential to become a producing mine. Monarques Gold is well financed and has close to $9 million in credits from Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.

(Watch our latest Corporate Video)

Forward-Looking Statements

The forward-looking statements in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Monarques’ actual results, performance and achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied therein. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services. Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE Monarques Gold Corporation

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2017/04/c5950.html

Jean-Marc Lacoste, President and CEO, 1-888-994-4465 x 201, jm.lacoste@monarquesgold.com, www.monarquesgold.comCopyright CNW Group 2017

Explor closes a first tranche of a maximum of $1 million private placement in flow-through shares $EXS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:20 PM on Friday, March 31st, 2017

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  • Announced the closing of a first tranche of a non-brokered private placement of a maximum of 11,764,705 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.085 each, for total gross proceeds of up to CDN $1,000,000
  • The first tranche of the Private Placement closed on March 30, 2017 consists in the sale of 5,294,000 flow-through shares for an aggregate subscription of $449,990

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC–(March 31, 2017) - Explor Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXS) (OTCQB: EXSFF) (FRANFURT:E1H1) (BERLIN:E1H1) (“Explor” or the Corporation) announces the closing of a first tranche of a non-brokered private placement of a maximum of 11,764,705 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.085 each, for total gross proceeds of up to CDN $1,000,000 (the “Private Placement“). The first tranche of the Private Placement closed on March 30, 2017 consists in the sale of 5,294,000 flow-through shares for an aggregate subscription of $449,990.

The net proceeds from the Private Placement will be incurred by the Corporation in exploration expenditures on mining properties located in the province of Québec.

In connection with the Private Placement, the Corporation will pay to an arm’s length finder, finder’s fees representing a cash amount equal to 8% of the subscribed amount through the finder, and non-transferrable finder’s warrants entitling to purchase such number of common shares of the Corporation equal to 8% of the aggregate number of shares subscribed through the finder. These finder’s warrants will be exercisable at a price of $0.085 per common share, up to 24 months from the closing date.

The securities issued pursuant to the first closing of the Private Placement are subject to a hold period of four months and a day ending July 31, 2017. The Private Placement is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Explor Resources Inc. is a publicly listed company trading on the TSX Venture (EXS), on the OTCQB (EXSFF) and on the Frankfurt and Berlin Stock Exchanges (E1H1).

This press release was prepared by Explor. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About Explor Resources Inc.

Explor Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Québec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Québec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Québec since 2006.

Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. Teck Resources Ltd. is currently conducting an exploration program as part of an earn-in on the TPW property. The TPW mineral resource (Press Release dated August 27, 2013) includes the following:

Open Pit Mineral Resources at a 0.30 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:

  • Indicated: 213,000 oz (4,283,000 tonnes at 1.55 g/t Au)
  • Inferred: 77,000 oz (1,140,000 tonnes at 2.09 g/t Au)

Underground Mineral Resources at a 1.70 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:

  • Indicated: 396,000 oz (4,420,000 tonnes at 2.79 g/t Au)
  • Inferred: 393,000 oz (5,185,000 tonnes at 2.36 g/t Au)

This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Explor’s operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Explor’s control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in other public filling. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Explor disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Christian Dupont, President
888-997-4630 or 819-797-4630
Fax: 819-797-1870
Website: www.explorresources.com
Email: info@explorresources.com

AGORACOM Welcomes Monarques Gold (MQR: TSX-V) With NI 43-101 High-Grade Gold Reserves and Resources $MQR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:54 AM on Thursday, March 30th, 2017

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Why Monarques Gold?

  • NI 43-101 high-grade gold reserves and resources
  • Excellent discovery potential along strike and at depth
  • Ongoing 10,000 drilling program (results are pending)
  • Acquisition of the 750 ton-per-day Beacon mill

Croinor Gold Property

Flagship project at the prefeasibility stage

  • 100% interest in the Croinor Gold property, a gold mine project that is currently at the prefeasibility stage
  • Property consists of one mining lease and two non-contiguous blocks of claims for a total of 335 claims over a 151 km² area. A 1.5% NSR is applicable on the mining lease and only 44 claims.
  • Drilling program will test a diorite-hosted gold-bearing zone that returned grades of up to 38.7 g/t Au over 3.8 metres in historical drilling (see release)

 WATCH OUR CORPORATE VIDEO

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Prefeasability Study

Simkar Gold Property

NI 43-101 Gold Resource 20 km from Val-d’Or

  • 100% interest in the Simkar Gold property
  • located 20 kilometres east of Val-d’Or, in the heart of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt.
  • Comprised of two mining concessions and 15 claims covering an area of 5 km², and is subject to a 1.5% NSR.
  • NI 43-101 (click here)

The Simkar Gold property is the result of a merger of the Simkar and Texsol properties. The transaction was announced by way of press release on June 26, 2014.

Regcourt Gold Property – Val d’Or

  • 100% interest in the Regcourt Gold property
  • Property is located at the eastern end of the Val-d’Or gold mining camp, some 30 km east of Val-d’Or, and is easily accessible via Route 117.
  • Consists of 94 claims covering an area of 38 km2 near the centre of the western border of Vauquelin Township
  • Property is subject to a 1.5% and 2.5 % NSR.

 

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Explor Intersects Multiple Copper Zones Grades Up to 2.36% Cu Over 11.5 Meters on the Chester Copper Property $EXS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 1:46 PM on Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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  • Multiple Copper Zones Grades Up to 2.36% Cu Over 11.5 Meters
  • Chief Executive Officer of Explor Resources Inc. commented: “We are extremely pleased and encouraged by these preliminary drill results. The presence of multiple copper mineralized zones in each of the holes drilled is very significant in terms of exploration. The increase in strike length of the known mineralization from 500 to 750 meters confirms the potential to significantly increase the resources on the property. The property continues to be open on strike to the west and Northwest.”

ROUYN-NORANDA, CANADA – (March 16, 2017) - Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or the “Corporation“) (TSX VENTURE:EXS)(OTCQB:EXSFF)(FRANKFURT:E1H1)(BERLIN:E1H1) is pleased to announce further results from the 12 Diamond Drill Holes completed on the Chester Copper Property. The Chester Copper property is located in the Northumberland County, 70 km southwest of Bathurst, New Brunswick and 50 km west-northwest of Miramichi, New Brunswick, within the Bathurst Mining Camp. This area has an extensive history in base metal production from VMS deposits.

There has been very little exploration work in this area of the Bathurst Mining Camp (BMC) since the initial exploration more than 60 years ago. Of significance also is the fact that three (3) age date studies of the rock in the area since 2005 have indicated an age of 469+/- 0.3 ma. All of the main largest VMS deposits in the BMC (including BMS #12 and #6, the Caribou Deposit (currently being developed by Travalli) and the past producing Heath Steele Mines, are associated with this age date for the footwall felsic rocks. That new data in 2007 places Explor’s Chester deposit is in the same time frame as the Brunswick Mining No. 12 and No. 6 deposits located in the BMC.

New Brunswick is the home of the No 12 massive sulphide deposit (The Brunswick Deposit) which was in continuous production from 1964 to its closure in March of 2013 (to Feb 2013, 135,903,168 tonnes milled at 3.44 % Pb, 8.74 % Zn, 0.37 % Cu and 102 g/t Ag). The Brunswick deposits (No 6 and No 12) are situated in the Nepisiguit Falls Group of rocks in the Lower Tetagouche group of the BMC. There are 46 known VMS deposits in the BMC.

The property is located in the southern-most part of the Bathurst Mining Camp and consist of 174 Mineral Claim Units within a total of five (5) Mineral Claims (1571, 2428, 6003, 6005 and 7045) comprising approximately 3,828 hectares as shown on the attached map.

Chris Dupont, President and Chief Executive Officer of Explor Resources Inc. commented: “We are extremely pleased and encouraged by these preliminary drill results. The presence of multiple copper mineralized zones in each of the holes drilled is very significant in terms of exploration. The increase in strike length of the known mineralization from 500 to 750 meters confirms the potential to significantly increase the resources on the property. The property continues to be open on strike to the west and Northwest.”

A total of 4 diamond drill holes were drilled on claim 1571. The first three diamond drill holes that were drilled were fan holes from the same location. This successfully tested the extension of the copper stringer zone for a distance of 250 meters west of previous drilling. The fourth drill hole was located approximately 100 meters west (and 38 meters south) of the first three drill holes, confirming the continuity of the mineralization to the west and Northwest and adding 250 meters of strike length to the known deposit. It intersected the target horizon and favorable geology from 49 meters to 172 meters.

Further to the west the copper deposit goes down dip and onto claim 6003. At about 1,100 meters west of the first drill hole, drill hole 6003-16-012 was drilled at a vertical dip. It eventually went to a depth of 600 meters and intersected previously unknown mineralization near surface (18 meters) and also extending the deep main Chester Stringer zone an additional 650 meters westward than any previous reliable drilling (i.e. casing in place and core in government storage). It also confirms the existence of the alteration zone and the host stratigraphic horizon to a depth not previously known or expected. The chloritized favorable horizon extends from a depth of 472.5 meters to 561 meters with low grade copper mineralization documented from 519 meters to 543 meters.

In the north part of claim 6003, an untested soil geochemical anomaly was tested. Copper mineralization was discovered as pyrrhotite and chalcopyrite veinlets in felsic volcanic associated with the soil anomaly. Copper mineralization was also discovered in this area in 2014 and a soil survey on claim 7045 to the west have unexplained copper and lead anomalies which may be associated with previously mentioned soil anomaly and this horizon.

To the south on Claim 6005, two drill holes were put down to test a soil anomaly apparently associated with a historical drill hole, dating to about the 1956 to 1958 era, with a reported value of more than 2% copper. No indication of any mineralization was discovered in the two drill holes.

Results are shown below for Hole # 1571-16-004:

Summary of Results From Drill Hole 1571-16-004
Zones From
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Au
(ppb)
Ag
(ppm)
Cu
(%)
Zn
(ppm)
Pb
(ppm)
1 89.20 90.00 0.80 10 1 0.013 1189 370
Contains bedded pyrite (very narrow zone) (Anomalous in zinc and lead)
Main mineralized zone below 90 m, very chloritic
2 120.90 123.00 2.10 46 2.8 0.832 346 73
3 131.90 143.40 11.50 138 4.8 2.357 1205 107
includes 131.90 137.45 5.45 134 4.8 2.267 1428 101
and 137.35 143.40 6.05 142 4.8 2.439 100 113
or 135.80 143.40 7.60 173 6.1 3.058 1408 158
includes 139.70 143.40 3.70 211 7.1 3.885 1492 134
4 161.90 164.20 2.30 21 1.0 0.436 160 36
5 178.70 181.40 2.70 51 1.6 0.781 235 60
includes 178.70 179.30 0.60 114 4.4 3.160 457 167
6 201.50 202.40 0.90 28 2 1.150 168 20
7 232.90 234.60 1.70 146 1.4 0.64 109 29
8 267.00 268.00 1.00 2.5 1.4 0.028 12500 1572
9 270.00 271.00 1.00 2.5 0.1 0.035 2501 216

A total of 9 zones of Copper mineralization were intersected in the above referenced Hole # 1571-16-004Zinc mineralization of 1.25% was intersected over 1.0 meters.

Results are shown below for Hole # 1571-16-012:

Summary of Results From Drill Hole 1571-16-012
Zones From
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Au
(ppb)
Ag
(ppm)
Cu
(%)
Zn
(ppm)
Pb
(ppm)
1 12.80 13.10 0.30 58 1.4 0.120 64 44
2 16.10 18.30 2.20 11.4 1.35 0.098 32 22
3 18.30 32.20 13.90 3.1 0.62 0.028 118 20
4 519.00 528.90 9.90 7.8 0.9 0.375 77.5 24.6
includes 521.10 521.60 0.53 40 5.6 3.380 186 31
and 525.00 526.40 1.35 14 1.5 0.898 121 29
5 531.00 536.50 5.50 26.6 0.6 0.235 54.0 24.3
includes 534.70 535.10 0.40 186 5.4 2.950 235 57
N.B. “From” and “to” are vertical depth from surface

A total of 5 zones of copper mineralization were intersected in the above referenced Hole # 1571-16-012.

The Chester Property is known to contain both a copper deposit and a VMS deposit. The copper deposit has an Open Pit resource with Measured & Indicated resource of 1,400,000 tonnes grading 1.38% Cu, 0.06% Zn & 3.5 g/t Ag and an inferred resource of 2,089,000 tonnes grading 1.26% Cu (assayed for Cu only).

Chris Dupont, P.Eng is the qualified person responsible for the information contained in this release.

Explor Resources Inc. is a publicly listed company trading on the TSX Venture (EXS), on the OTCQB (EXSFF) and on the Frankfurt and Berlin Stock Exchanges (E1H1).

This Press Release was prepared by Explor. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About Explor Resources Inc.

Explor Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Québec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Québec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Québec since 2006.

Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. Teck Resources Ltd. is currently conducting an exploration program as part of an earn-in on the TPW property. The TPW mineral resource (Press Release dated August 27, 2013) includes the following:

Open Pit Mineral Resources at a 0.30 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows: 
Indicated: 213,000 oz (4,283,000 tonnes at 1.55 g/t Au) 
Inferred: 77,000 oz (1,140,000 tonnes at 2.09 g/t Au) 
Underground Mineral Resources at a 1.70 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows: 
Indicated: 396,000 oz (4,420,000 tonnes at 2.79 g/t Au) 
Inferred: 393,000 oz (5,185,000 tonnes at 2.36 g/t Au) 

This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Explor’s operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Explor’s control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in other public filling. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Explor disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

A map is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/1089056A_Fig1.pdf.  

Christian Dupont
President
888-997-4630 or 819-797-4630
819-797-1870
www.explorresources.com
info@explorresources.com

Tartisan Resources Corp. Signs an LOI for the Purchase of the Ichuna Copper-Silver Property in Peru $TTC.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:20 AM on Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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  • Signed a letter of intent with Duran Ventures Inc.  for the purchase of the Ichuña Copper-Silver property in Peru
  • Recently entered into an LOI with Duran regarding the purchase of the Don Pancho property

Toronto, Ontario – Tartisan Resources Corp. (CSE: TTC) (“Tartisan”, or the “Company”) Tartisan Resources Corp. (“Tartisan” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a letter of intent (“LOI”) with Duran Ventures Inc. (V-DRV) for the purchase of the Ichuña Copper-Silver property (“Ichuña” or the “Project”) in Peru. Tartisan recently entered into an LOI with Duran regarding the purchase of the Don Pancho property (see Company’s new release dated February 22, 2017).

Tartisan has entered into an agreement with Duran to acquire 100% of the Ichuña Copper-Silver property in Peru located in the department of Moquegua, 825 kilometres southwest of Lima, comprising one concession of 1000 hectares. More specifically, the Ichuña property is located 120 kilometres northeast of Arequipa and is contiguous to the San Gabriel Project, previously called the Chucapaca Project, a gold-silver discovery announced in 2010 through a joint venture with Goldfields Ltd. and Compañia de Minas Buenaventura (“Buenaventura”). An initial resource of 83.7 MT, 1.9 g/t Au, 8.2 g/t Ag and 0.09% Cu for an 5.6 million equivalent Au ounces was published in May 2010*. *(https://www.goldfields.co.za/med_news_article.php?articleID=592)

In August 2014, Buenaventura announced the purchase of Goldfield’s 51-per-cent interest in the San Gabriel Project for $81-million (U.S.) and a 1.5% net smelter royalty (“NSR”) on all metal sales. Currently Buenaventura is proposing an underground mine at the project, specifically on the Canahuire gold zone, located approximately three kilometres to the south of the Ichuña project.

Duran acquired the 1000 hectare Ichuña concession in 2006 before the discovery at San Gabriel. Extensive high grade surface Cu-Ag mineralization was initially observed by Duran’s geologists and was later followed up by a property wide geophysical survey in 2010. The work identified a large IP geophysical anomaly trending northwest-southeast measuring over 1,500 metres in length. It is important to note that the discovery of the Canahuire zone was a blind target with a strong geophysical response. Economic mineralization in the Canahuire zone does not outcrop at surface and follows a recessive area. The geophysical anomaly on Ichuña has similar characteristics to the Canahuire zone.

Duran optioned the property to a third party in 2013 and limited work was undertaken, which included seven diamond drill holes totaling 2,754 metres. Drilling focused only along intrusive and limestone contact(s) where access and community agreements were in place. The drilling did not return significant results along this contact. More importantly, the IP target was not tested adequately as only one hole collared at the most south western tip was completed. A program of more detailed geophysics and diamond drilling is planned to test this extremely interesting target.

The agreement will permit Tartisan to acquire a 100% undivided interest in the Project by paying a total $50,000 and issuing 500,000 common shares by May 17, 2017. Upon completion of 5,000 metres of drilling and/or underground development, a further 150,000 shares are payable, and if a National Instrument 43-101-compliant resource is published, a further 150,000 shares are payable, and if the Company loses control of the project either by sale or joint venture, a further 200,000 shares are payable to Duran. Duran will retain a 2%NSR, of which half (1%) can be purchased by Tartisan for US$500,000.

Tartisan Resources Corp. common shares are listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE:TTC). Currently, there are 63,287,629 shares outstanding (82,759,982 fully diluted).

For further information on Tartisan, please contact Mr. D. Mark Appleby, President & CEO and a Director of the Company, at 416-804-0280 (mark@tartisanresources.com). Additional information about Tartisan can be found at the Company’s website at www.tartisanresources.com or on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. For further information on Duran, please contact Jeff Reeder at 647-302-3290 (info@duranventuresinc.com) or www.duranventuresinc.com

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

Neither the TSXV, CSE/CNSX nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

The Canadian Securities Exchange (operated by CNSX Markets Inc.) has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release)

Jeff Reeder P.Geo. a qualified person in the context of NI 43-101 has reviewed and approved the technical content of this News Release.

To view this press release as a PDF file, click onto the following link:
public://news_release_pdf/Tartisan03162017.pdf

Source: Tartisan Resources Corp. (CSE:TTC)

Explor Announces Kidd Township Diamond Drilling Program $EXS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:22 AM on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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  • Commenced of a Diamond Drilling Program on the Kidd Township Property
  • Completed a geophysical program consisting of mag and max/min to better define the targets in December 2016 and has started a 3,000 meter diamond drill program

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC–(March 15, 2017) - Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or “the Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:EXS)(OTCQB:EXSFF)(FRANKFURT:E1H1)(BERLIN:E1H1) is pleased to announce the commencement of a Diamond Drilling Program on the Kidd Township Property. The Corporation’s Kidd Township Group of Properties are located to the North, South, West and East of the Open Pit in Kidd Township, located approximately 20 km north of Timmins, Ontario. Explor’s Kidd Township’s Group of Properties have a land position that cover an area of approximately 2,805.20 hectares as shown on the attached Property Map. The most obvious topographical feature in the area is the Open Pit located in the central portion of Explor’s Kidd Township group of Properties. Explor has completed a geophysical program consisting of mag and max/min to better define the targets in December 2016 and has started a 3,000 meter diamond drill program. The diamond drill program is underway and results are pending.

The property is located in a Greenstone Belt composed mainly of sequences of Meta-Volcanic rocks cut by faults and deformation zones that lie in a NW-SE direction. There are many suites of Mafic Volcanic rocks as well. Excellent access to the property is provided by Hwy 655.

Exploration drilling completed by Explor to date has revealed a Major Fault Structure running to the west of the Open Pit in a NW-SE direction. A thorough review of all existing geophysical data appears to support these findings. Drilling by Falconbridge in 1998 to the southeast of the Open Pit (Hole # K26-01) returned 4.7m in which 4 of the 5 samples returned Zinc values from 4200 – 8900 ppm and Copper values that ranged from 700 – 2280 ppm. The Magnetic Anomaly associated with these results appears to continue onto Explor’s property holdings. A series of untested AEM (Airborne Electromagnetic) conductors detected on the Kidd Township Group of Properties to the North, South, East and West of the existing Open Pit clearly warrant further investigation.

Some of the EM (Electromagnetic) targets occur along magnetic boundaries suggestive of Rhyolite/Basalt contacts. The Mine in the Center of the Kidd Township Group of properties has produced more than 153,000,000 tonnes of Base Metal Ore (Cu-Zn-Pb-Ag) since it began production in 1966.

Explor believes in the “Cluster Effect of VMS (Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide) Deposits”. Well known examples of the cluster effect of VMS Deposits are the Bathurst Mining Camp where 47 deposits have been found to date, including the Brunswick No.12 and the Brunswick No.6 Mines where more than 130,000,000 tonnes of Base Metal Ore has been produced to date; and the Noranda Mining Camp where 18 deposits have been found to date, with 68,100,000 tons of Base Metal Production from the Horne Mine and Quemont Deposits alone. The presence of Mafic and Felsic rocks on the Kidd Township Group of Properties with anomalous zinc and copper supports the opinion that additional VMS Deposits exist within the Kidd Township Group of Properties as shown on the attached map located in the Timmins/Porcupine Mining Camp.

Chris Dupont, P.Eng is the qualified person responsible for the information contained in this release.

Explor Resources Inc. is a publicly listed company trading on the TSX Venture (EXS), on the OTCQB (EXSFF) and on the Frankfurt and Berlin Stock Exchanges (E1H1).

This Press Release was prepared by Explor. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About Explor Resources Inc.

Explor Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Québec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Québec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Québec since 2006.

Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. Teck Resources Ltd. is currently conducting an exploration program as part of an earn-in on the TPW property. The TPW mineral resource (Press Release dated August 27, 2013) includes the following:

Open Pit Mineral Resources at a 0.30 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:
Indicated: 213,000 oz (4,283,000 tonnes at 1.55 g/t Au)
Inferred: 77,000 oz (1,140,000 tonnes at 2.09 g/t Au)
Underground Mineral Resources at a 1.70 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:
Indicated: 396,000 oz (4,420,000 tonnes at 2.79 g/t Au)
Inferred: 393,000 oz (5,185,000 tonnes at 2.36 g/t Au)

This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Explor’s operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Explor’s control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in other public filling. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Explor disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

A map associated with this press release is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Explor_map.pdf

Explor Resources Inc.
Christian Dupont
President
819-797-1870
888-997-4630 or 819-797-4630
info@explorresources.com
www.explorresources.com