TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Guyana Precious Metals Inc. (TSX-V:GPM)
(the "Company" or "GPM")
Mr. John Patrick Sheridan reports details of the commencement of the
Peters Mine Property exploration program. Company geologists and technicians are currently on site and the
exploration program is underway.
The program is based on re-interpretation of data from the previous
operator at the Mango Trend. Defined targets are being investigated
with a sequence of 6 mechanized trenches of various lengths between 70m
and 120m, and soil / rock sampling of the trenches.
The trenching and sampling is being carried out concurrently with
In anticipation of the exploration ramp up, a field camp has been
established at the Peters Mine Main Shaft Area to facilitate ease of
access to priority target areas.
The Peters Mine Property consists of 8,358 acres of highly prospective
ground. It is located approximately 80km west of the town of Bartica,
and approximately 140km southwest of Georgetown; the capital and
largest city of Guyana. The site is accessible by an all-weather road
from the town of Bartica.
Based on archival records, the Peters Mine produced 40,000 ounces of
gold between 1905 and 1909 with head grades in excess of one ounce.
Historical production has not been verified and should not be relied
upon. The Main Shaft Area, the site of the former operation, is part of
a regional structural trend (The Mango Trend ) which is more than 8km
About Guyana Precious Metals
Guyana Precious Metals is led by an experienced management team with
project generation and development experience in Guyana. The Company is
presently expanding the exploration and development of its Aremu and
Peters Mine Properties; two of the four significant past producing
mines in Guyana. The Company maintains an interest in acquiring
additional key exploration and development properties in the country of
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known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward looking
statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of
which are beyond the control of Guyana Precious Metals Inc. including,
but not limited to the impact of general economic conditions, industry
conditions, volatility of commodity prices, risks associated with the
uncertainty of resource and reserve estimates, currency fluctuations,
dependence upon regulatory approvals, the availability of future
financing and exploration risk. Readers are cautioned that the
assumptions used in preparation of such information, although
considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be
imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward
SOURCE: Guyana Precious Metals Inc.
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Guyana Precious Metals Inc.
1205-141 Adelaide Street West,
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