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Everton and Brigus Continue to Receive Positive Drill Results on the La Lechoza VMS Prospect in the Dominican Republic

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Everton Resources Inc., (TSX-V: EVR, Frankfurt: ERV) and its partner Brigus Gold Corp. (TSX and NYSE Amex: BRD) are pleased to announce the advances made on the core drilling program currently underway at the La Lechoza Prospect on the Ampliacion Pueblo Viejo property, located adjacent to the Pueblo Viejo gold deposit, in Central Dominican Republic. Highlights are:

 

Hole APV10-30: 4.76 g/t Au and 23.07 g/t Ag over 23.37 m.

Hole APV10-33: 1.81 g/t Au and 99.0 g/t Ag over 26.0 m and 0.58% Cu over 40.5 m.

Hole APV10-19: 0.49 g/t Au, 5.34 g/t Ag, 0.14% Cu and 1.14% Zn over 10.50 m.

Hole APV10-20: 0.23 g/t Au, 8.34 g/t Ag, 0.20% Cu, 0.73% Zn over 129.00 m.

Hole APV10-26: 5.11 g/t Ag, 0.43% Cu and 0.18% Zn over 9.00 m.

Hole APV10-27: 0.27% Cu over 27.00 m.

(see map at www.evertonresources.com)

 

Commenting on these developments, Everton’s CEO and President, Andre Audet, said: “We continue to be very encouraged by the drill results at La Lechoza. We are now achieving some of our best gold, silver and copper drill results on this developing VMS target. We plan to continue drilling this prospect and test at least eight new targets in the next four months.”

 

Table of assay intercepts:

Hole APV10-19 - La Lechoza Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

116.00

126.50

10.50

0.49

5.34

0.14

1.14

Disseminated to semi-massive sulphides.

129.25

153.00

23.75

-

2.85

-

-

160.00

181.00

21.00

-

2.87

-

-


Including








173.00

176.00

3.00

0.11

3.63

-

-










190.22

197.00

6.78

-

2.51

-

0.27


Including








193.00

194.00

1.00

0.18

5.00

-

0.11


Hole APV10-20 - La Lechoza Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

18.00

147.00

129.00

0.23

8.34

0.20

0.73


Including








18.00

40.00

22.00

0.53

20.73

0.50

2.52


And including







24.00

26.00

2.00

1.76

85.85

0.73

10.54

Secondary enrichment.

33.00

40.00

7.00

0.50

16.54

0.68

2.46

Secondary enrichment.









62.00

69.00

7.00

0.10

2.01

-

0.73

Semi-massive sulphides.









84.00

90.00

6.00

0.20

14.93

-

0.81

Semi-massive sulphides.









112.00

132.00

20.00

0.32

8.17

0.31

1.04

Disseminated sulphides.

Hole APV10-22 - La Lechoza Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

55.65

58.50

2.85

0.29

10.22

-

-

Disseminated sulphides.

Hole APV10-23 - La Lechoza Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

Low values

Hole APV10-25 - La Lechoza Spanish Pit

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

-

4.50

4.50

0.59

-

-

-

Saprolite, clay rich soil.

9.00

24.00

15.00

0.40

-

-

-

Saprolite, clay rich soil.

Hole APV10-26 - Spanish Pit

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

8.00

17.00

9.00

-

5.11

0.43

0.18

Weathering zone, saprolite.

Including








8.00

11.00

3.00

-

10.30

0.45

0.13










41.00

53.00

12.00

-

-

-

1.48

Secondary enriched semi-massive sulphides.

Hole APV10-27 - La Lechoza Spanish Pit

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

5.00

32.00

27.00

-

-

0.27

-

Weathered, brecciated basaltic flows and semi-massive sulphides

Including








26.00

31.00

5.00

0.50

-

0.23

0.57










53.80

58.80

5.00

0.12

4.30

-

0.39

Brecciated basaltic flows and semi-massive sulphides.

65.80

67.80

2.00

0.48

2.60

-

1.05

Brecciated basaltic flows and semi-massive sulphides.

Hole APV10-28 - La Lechoza SE of Spanish Pit

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu (%)

Zn (%)

Comments

3.00

23.00

20.00

-

-

-

0.22

Oxidized veinlets and stockworks.

APV10-30 - La Lechoza North Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

5.55

28.92

23.37

4.76

23.07

-

-

Oxidation and gossan zone.

Including








5.55

14.00

8.45

12.86

22.80

-

-


15.50

28.92

13.42

-

25.00

-

-










39.00

70.50

31.50

-

-

0.33

-


Including








40.00

42.00

2.00

-

-

1.23

-


APV10-31 - La Lechoza North Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

18.50

21.50

3.00

0.39

-

-

-

Gossan

20.00

23.00

3.00

-

7.90

-

-

APV10-32 - La Lechoza North Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

18.50

23.00

4.50

-

3.70

-

-

Jasper and basalt with traces sulphides.

Including








18.50

20.00

1.50

2.05

5.40

-

-
















 

APV10-33 - La Lechoza North Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

0.00

26.00

26.00

1.81

99.00

-

-

Mineralized breccias.

Including








0.00

17.00

17.00

2.56

148.00

-

-

And including

0.00

6.50

6.50

4.55

14.70

-

-

9.50

14.00

4.50

1.57

535.00

-

-

-

36.50

77.00

40.50

-

-

0.58%

-

Including

36.50

44.00

7.50

-

-

1.22%

-

 

Everton also announces the results of five previously unreported holes from the 2010 campaign (APV10-08 to APV10-12):

 

APV10-08 - Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

1.80

9.50

7.70

0.52

-

-

-

Brecciated basaltic flows and semi-massive sulphides.

12.50

15.50

3.00

0.18

-

-

-

 

2.30

7.50

5.20

-

13.93

-

-

 

12.50

14.50

2.00

-

9.06

-

-

 

1.80

7.50

5.70

-

-

0.21%

-

 

30.50

39.50

9.00

-

-

0.21%

-

 

0.00

63.85

63.85

-

-

-

0.18%

 

APV10-09 - SE of Spanish Pit

 

 

 

 

 

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

0.00

5.00

5.00

0.10

-

-

-

 

12.50

29.00

16.50

0.29

-

-

-

 

Including

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.00

20.00

5.00

-

10.49

-

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.00

45.50

45.50

-

-

0.41%

-

 

Including

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26.00

33.50

7.50

-

-

1.44%

0.19%

 

APV10-10 - Pon Hill : Low values

 

 

 

 

 

APV10-11 - Pon Hill

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

28.30

32.00

3.70

0.21

-

-

-

 

24.50

32.00

7.50

-

6.11

-

-

 

24.50

38.00

13.50

-

-

-

0.44%

 

Including

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.50

32.00

1.50

-

-

-

1.52%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APV10-12 - Central Gossan

 

 

From (m)

To (m)

Length (m)

Au (g/t)

Ag (g/t)

Cu %

Zn %

Comments

0.00

2.00

2.00

0.22

4.40

-

-

 

5.00

11.00

6.00

0.21

-

-

-

 

32.00

36.75

4.75

0.27

-

-

0.70%

 

38.00

48.50

10.50

-

-

-

0.33%

 

 

Holes APV10-21, Holes APV10-24, and Holes APV10-29 at the Noth Manuel target returned low values.

Assays for APV11-01 to APV11-05 pending. Holes APV11-06 and APV11-09 currently underway.

 

The mineralization at La Lechoza has the characteristics of exhalative polymetallic volcanogenic massive sulphides (VMS) and is zoned laterally and possibly vertically. Hole APV10-20 was drilled parallel to the interpreted structure and confirmed the lateral zonation of the metal distribution and the dip angle of the structure. The stratigraphy in these holes is dominated by basaltic andesites, breccias and tuffs, and banded cherts which directly overlay the mineralized structure at Pon Hill.

 

Diamond Drilling Program

This program to date has completed 3,400 metres and another 12 holes are planned during the next two months. This program is designed to follow-up on targets identified during the 2009 and 2010 drilling phases.

 

A second phase of the program that consists of deep drilling is slated to commence in early 2011, as soon as the adequate equipment is ready. This program will include 10,000 meters in 8 to 12 holes between 800 and 1200 meters. The purpose of this program is to test the deep portions of the mineralization system inferred to occur beneath a barren silica lithocap covering the area in the southwestern sector of the Ampliacion Pueblo Viejo concession.

This press release was reviewed by Robert Wheatley, P. Geo. and VP Exploration of Everton, who acts as Everton's Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Personnel, at the project, photograph each individual core box from each core hole prior to measuring core recovery and geologically logging the hole. The core is then sawn in half with one half going to the lab and the other half kept for reference. All sample shipments are sealed and shipped to Acme Analytical Laboratories (R.D.) S.A. at Maimón for preparation. Prepared samples are then sent to the Acme Analytical Laboratories Ltd. in Vancouver for analysis. Acme’s quality control system complies with the requirements for the International Standard ISO 9001:2000 by monitoring analytical accuracy and precision with the insertion and analysis of blanks, reference standards and duplicate samples. Everton’s Quality Control is further assured by the use of in-house blanks. The use of certified standards and independent analysis of duplicate samples is being initiated.

Everton

Everton is partnered with Brigus Gold on actively exploring in the Dominican Republic adjacent to the US$3 billion Pueblo Viejo project, currently being developed by the world's largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold Corporation (60%) (NYSE/TSX: ABX) in partnership with Goldcorp (40%) ("Goldcorp") (NYSE: GG, TSX: G). Planned divestiture of its 100%-owned subsidiary Hays Lake Gold containing the Shoal Lake Gold Project in Kenora, Ontario is expected to provide internal funding to advance the Ampliacion Pueblo Viejo project. Everton also holds an interest in the Opinaca region of James Bay, Quebec where the Company has partnered with Aurizon Mines Ltd. who is advancing Everton’s interest by funding 100% of all exploration work on one of the largest land packages adjacent to Goldcorp's Eleonore gold deposit.

For more information, please contact:

Andre Audet, Chairman and CEO

[email protected]

 

Wendy Pemberton, Manager, Corporate Communications

[email protected]

 

Tel: 613-241-2332

Fax: 613-241-8632

www.evertonresources.com

 

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