Four trenches and one hand-dug pit have been excavated on the Majagual Hill target on the site of the best gold and copper values in soils. The pit averaged 0.3 g/t Au over 15 m and a maximum value of 1.7 g/t over a 1 m interval. On the Cumanies-Granadillo target, three trenches were excavated with anomalous Cu values.
Geologic mapping and PIMA (portable infrared electromagnetic spectrometer) and XRD (X-ray diffraction) alteration mineral mapping define a zoning of alteration patterns from propylitic to phyllic and advanced argillic - potassic alterations over Majagual Hill. Textural breccias mapped in outcrop show remarkable similarity to breccias in high sulphidation epithermal systems. Two regional structural orientations have been mapped: 1) A NW-SE regional fault system parallel to the regional corridor generated during the formation of the island arc, and 2) A set of NE-SW faults (transfer structures). These second structures are syngenetic with N-S lineaments. The conceptual model of these structures is orthogonal convergence. Key elements (Au-Ag-As-Hg-Sb-B-Bi-Mo) are grouped along regional orthogonal structures. The association of these elements with an advance argillic alteration zone or transitional to potassic alteration zone delineate the centre of a hydrothermal (mineralized) system.
Everton plans to follow up on these results with extensions of these trenches, a deep penetration ground IP survey and eventually with an exploration drilling program, once the required environmental permits are obtained.
See Pun-Ponton - Technical Report
In other news, Everton announces that Viking Gold has decided to not proceed with the option agreement to earn up to a 60% interest in two mining concessions in the Dominican Republic.
Sampling, Assaying and Quality assurance / Quality control (QA/QC)
All sample shipments are sealed and shipped to Acme Analytical Laboratories (R.D.) S.A. at Maimon, Dominican Republic for preparation. Prepared samples are then sent to the Acme Analytical Laboratories Ltd. in Vancouver for analysis. ACME is an ISO 9001:2008 qualified assayer that performs and makes available internal assaying controls.
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. 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.
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