VANCOUVER, June 26 /CNW/ - Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ; Frankfurt:
M8R) reports that it has acquired by staking interest in 199 square kilometres
of claims adjoining its wholly owned Espejo project in mineral-rich Santa Cruz
Province of Argentina.
Mirasol has recently announced the definition of nine drill targets at
the Espejo project, seven kilometres along strike from Pan American Silver's
Manantial Espejo mine development (news release June 12, 2008). These new
claims secure gravel-covered targets identified on regional magnetics images,
along trend from the Espejo Project, and also include areas of outcropping
altered volcanic units, highlighted by Aster remote sensing alteration mapping
to the northeast of the original Espejo claims.
These properties add to Mirasol's strategic presence in one of the
principal silver - gold belts in Santa Cruz Province, which hosts Coeur
d'Alene's bonanza-grade Martha silver mine and Pan American Silver's Manantial
Espejo development project (published resources of 50 million ounces of silver
and 0.66 million ounces of gold(*)).
Stephen C. Nano, Vice President of Exploration for Mirasol, is the
Qualified Person under NI 43-101 who has prepared and approved the technical
content of this news release.
(*)Manantial Espejo contained silver and gold reserves and resources as
per Pan American Silver Corp. Statement of Mineral Reserves and Resources
dated December 31, 2007.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news
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