Romarco Drilling Underway at Buckskin-National
Vancouver, Canada (ots/PRNewswire)
Romarco Minerals Inc. ("TSXV: R" - the "Company") is pleased to announce that core drilling is well underway on the first drill hole of its 2005 drilling program at Buckskin-National.
As of July 16, the first hole, BN-18, is at a depth of 1257 feet (383 m). Anticipated depth to the target at -45 degrees is approximately 1350 to 1400 feet (415 m (+/-) ). BN-18 targets one of the favourable dilatant zones on the Bell Vein projected down-dip from shallow historical mine workings.
As previously reported, the 2005 drilling program will consist of up to 7,500 feet (2286 m) of total length in 3 to 5 drill holes that will begin testing the numerous bonanza vein and breccia targets on the property. Romarco has contracted Connors Drilling LLC to perform the drilling, and the program is being supervised by Dr. Tommy Thompson, Romarco's Project Geologist for Buckskin-National.
Buckskin-National is a volcanic-hosted gold-silver exploration project situated within the National Mining District, Humboldt County, Nevada. Romarco controls a 100% operating interest in the 103 unpatented lode mining claims that comprise the project area, subject to the terms of agreements with three private parties. Romarco's Qualified Person on the Buckskin-National Project is Dr. Tommy Thompson, Chief Geologist for Romarco Minerals Inc.
On Behalf Of Romarco Minerals Inc.
"Diane R. Garrett"
Diane R. Garrett, President and C.E.O.
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