Everton Discovers New mineralized Zones at Ponton
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The mineralization is found as a train of mineralized and hydrothermally altered float and outcrops including fresh sulfides (pyrite - chalcopyrite - galena), copper oxide (malachite), strong silicification, quartz veining, sulfides-cemented hydrothermal breccia and bedded jasperoid.
Assays of 11 grab rock samples collected include values of 1.7 g/t gold, 5.1 g/t silver, 0.17% copper, 1.42% zinc, and 0.16% lead and six other samples assay over 0.1 g/t gold. These samples were collected in a drainage where previous rock samples assayed over 0.5 g/t gold.
Subsequent sampling has yielded additional mineralization over a distance of 2.5 kilometres, and 63 samples collected are currently in the laboratory for assaying. These locations are 5 kilometres South of the sector Loma Majagual where Everton has conducted extensive surface sampling and trenching resulting in values of 0.6% copper and 1.15 g/t gold, and 3 kilometres South-East of the sector Loma Copey where a gold assay of 4 g/t in a rock grab sample was obtained.
Further mapping and sampling is currently underway to better define the extension and structural control of the mineralization and to orient a systematic soil sampling and trenching program.
André Audet, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Everton said, “Based on these new discoveries, the Company plans to fast track exploration in preparation for an Induced Polarization (“IP”) survey, followed by a drill program.”
Hugo Dominguez, M.Sc., C.P.G., General Manager of Everton Minera Dominicana SRL, and a qualified person in accordance with National Instrument 43-101, is responsible for supervising the exploration program and has reviewed and approved the technical information contained in this news release.
About Everton Resources Inc.
Everton is actively exploring in the Dominican Republic adjacent to the Pueblo Viejo project, currently being mined by the world's two largest gold mining companies, Barrick Gold Corporation (60%) in partnership with Goldcorp Inc. (40%) ("Goldcorp"). Everton also holds an interest in the Opinaca region of James Bay, Quebec where the Company has partnered with Aurizon Mines Ltd. which 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.
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