TRES-OR EXTENDS NEW KIMBERLITE BRECCIA DISCOVERY IN QUEBEC
NEW YORK, June 17 /CNW/ - Diamond Discoveries International Corp.
(DMDD:OTCBB) and Tres-Or Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: TRS.V) announce the
extension of our new discovery of kimberlite in Quebec, which we originally
reported in a news release dated June 16, 2008. The second drill hole
intersected kimberlite breccia from beneath overburden at 45 m (32 m vertical)
to 130 m (81 m vertical), at an inclination of 45 degrees. At 130 m, the drill
hole entered metasedimentary country rock until the end of the hole at 147 m.
It was drilled from the north, and thus the kimberlite-metasediment contact at
130 m defines the southern wall of the body, which appears to be pipe-like in
shape. Like the discovery hole, this second drill hole entered kimberlite
directly from overburden, and thus the north boundary of the kimberlite
The intersected rock is interpreted as serpentine and calcite kimberlite
carrying visually identified pyrope garnet, chrome diopside, phlogopite, and
mantle peridotite xenoliths, as well as abundant limestone xenoliths (most
less than 10 cm across), some of which carry fossils.
A third drill hole has begun in the center of the body, drilling
vertically to a target depth of 250 m in order to determine whether different
kimberlite phases may be encountered at depth.
Following completion of this vertical drill test, a second target of
similar geophysical character will be tested approximately 5 km to the
southwest. Kimberlite from each phase identified in the detail core logging
from the first three drill holes will be tested for microdiamonds and
indicator mineral chemistry, with results reported when available later this
Diamond Discoveries (Canada) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Diamond
Discoveries International Corp., has a Letter of Intent agreement to earn up
to a 50% interest in certain of the Notre Dame du Nord, Quebec properties by
spending a total of $1,500,000 in exploration. Tres-Or is the project
Harrison Cookenboo, Ph.D, P.Geo. a consulting geologist and a qualified
person by the standards of National Instrument 43-101, has examined the drill
core in the field and reviewed the contents of this news release.
Dr. Cookenboo is responsible for the design and the implementation of the
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with executive offices in New York, NY and Toronto, Ontario. Since inception
through its wholly owned subsidiary Diamond Discoveries (Canada) Inc. it is
focused on diamonds, precious and base metal exploration in the province of
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