Quaterra Resources Inc. and its subsidiary Singatse Peak Services LLC today announced results from Hole B-051, the fourth core hole of a drill program to explore and further define the Bear deposit, a large porphyry copper system on the Company's 52-square mile property in the historic Yerington Copper District of Nevada. The drill program is being funded with option payments to SPS by Freeport-McMoRan Nevada LLC.
Hole B-051, drilled vertically to a depth of 3,878 feet, intercepted 1,483.3 feet (452.1 meters) of 0.26% copper beginning at a depth of 2,191.2 feet. Included within this interval is 1,213.8 feet (370.0 meters) of 0.30% copper starting at 2,191.2 feet. Several narrower intervals shown in the table contain > 0.40% copper with anomalous gold and molybdenum. Hole B-051 is a significant step-out. The nearest holes are B-049, approximately 1,150 feet to the west and historic hole B-22, about 1,300 feet to the southwest.