Exploration Briefs - August 2015

Pershing Gold has announced increased, NI 43-101-compliant resource estimates for its Relief Canyon project in Pershing County, Nevada. Measured and indicated resources now total 739,000 oz, up from 552,000 oz reported in March 2014, while inferred resources total 70,000 oz.

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Exploration Briefs - July 2015

Lundin Mining reported that exploration drilling approximately 2 km east of its Eagle nickel-copper mine on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has intersected a new zone, Eagle East, of high-grade massive and semimassive nickel-copper sulphide mineralization. The Eagle East intercepts have included 24 m grading 5.34% nickel and 4.41% copper at down-hole depths from 1,142 m to 1,166 m.

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Exploration Briefs - June 2015

Nevsun Resources reported positive 2015 drilling results from its Harena mining license 10 km south of its Bisha mine and processing plant in Eritrea, East Africa. The company discovered volcanogenic massive sulphide mineralization at Harena in 2005 and as of February 2015 had outlined 3.2 million mt of indicated resources grading 0.8% copper and 3.8% zinc and 6.4 million mt of inferred resources grading 1.1% copper and 3.7% zinc.

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Exploration Briefs - May 2015

Lundin Mining has announced initial proven and probable mineral reserves for two recently discovered orebodies at its Candelaria mine in northern Chile. The orebodies, known as Susana and Damiana, are located immediately south of and below the current open pit.

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