Explor Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of seven (7) patented mining claims situated in the Ogden Township, in the Porcupine Mining Division, District of Cochrane, Province of Ontario for a total of 115.34 hectares. These claims are located in Ogden Township contiguous and to the east of the Timmins Porcupine West Gold Property.
Highway 101 West is north of the property and provided excellent access to the city of Timmins. The claims were acquired because of encouraging results obtained in Explor's past exploration on this property.
Explor Resources Inc. will pay CDN $45,000 and issue 2,000,000 common shares to acquire a 100% interest in the additional Ogden patented mining claims. The Optionors have retained a 2% NSR in the property. This acquisition is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
With this acquisition, the Ogden property now consists of 21 mining claims (115 mineral claim units) and 7 patented mining claims covering 1,958 hectares situated in the Porcupine mining division, district of Cochrane, in the Ogden and Price Townships, Ontario. The Ogden property has been previously explored by Hollinger Mines, Tex-Sol Exploration, Inmet Mining Corporation, Amax Mineral Exploration, Noranda Exploration and Knick Exploration. The majority of the holes drilled by previous operators were less than 100 meters in length. Historically on the Ogden Property, the only hole that hit significant mineralization was a diamond drill hole by Tex-Sol Exploration in 1965 which returned 6.0 g/t Au over 9.1 m at a shallow depth. On the TPW Gold Property significant mineralization was intersected below 300 meters of vertical depth requiring drill holes of 500 to 600 m in length.
The most significant deposits in Timmins are spatially associated with porphyry units that are in proximity to the Porcupine Destor Fault. The deposits appear to be also associated with splay faults that trend off and to the North of the Porcupine Destor fault inside an interpreted splay fault corridor.
Chris Dupont P.Eng is the qualified person responsible for the information contained in this release.
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