Tuffnell Ltd. Acquires Advanced Gold Project in Arizona


    



    
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<p><span class="xn-location">LONDON</span>, <span class="xn-chron">April 21</span> /CNW/ -- Tuffnell Ltd. (Tuffnell or "the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board:   TUFF) is pleased to announce the acquisition of an advanced gold project in the Plomosa Mining District of Arizona.</p>
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<p>The Company entered into an Option Agreement with MinQuest Inc. ("MinQuest"), whereby MinQuest granted the Company the sole and exclusive right and option to acquire an undivided 100% right, title and interest in and to the Little Butte project subject only to a royalty, being located in LaPaz County, Arizona.</p>
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<p>The Little Butte project consists of 47 unpatented mining claims and 5 patented claims. Previous work in the area is extensive, consisting of approximately 96 drill holes which confirmed the existence of significant gold and copper mineralization over substantial widths.</p>
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<p>Quartz-hematite-sulfide (oxidized) stockworks and sheeted vein structures are found throughout the area. The geology of the district is similar to a number of world class copper-gold porphyries throughout the world, including Grasberg, <span class="xn-location">Indonesia</span>.</p>
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<p>The Company is currently reviewing technical data in order to establish the first phase of its exploration program, in order to test the mineralized system.</p>
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<p>"We believe the Little Butte Project has the potential to host a major, world-class gold deposit. We're in the process of fast-tracking our first phase of exploration and expect to be issuing further news on this in the near future," said <span class="xn-person">George Dory</span>, President of the Company.</p>
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<p>Tuffnell has also launched its new corporate web site at <a href="http://www.tuffex.com">www.tuffex.com</a>. The Company will be updating its web site regularly to keep investors aware of all corporate developments. The Company has also established a toll-free number for investor inquiries.</p>
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    About the Company

    
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<p>Tuffnell is a US-based resource exploration company exploring for gold in proven mining districts in the State of Arizona. It is focused on discovering and developing low-cost gold assets in order to provide maximum returns for its shareholders.</p>
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<p>Disclaimer: This announcement may contain forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, limited operating history, limited access to operating capital, factors detailed in the accuracy of geological and geophysical results including drilling and assay reports; the ability to close the acquisition of mineral exploration properties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. More information is included in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and may be accessed through the SEC's website at <a href="http://www.sec.gov">http://www.sec.gov</a>.</p>
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    CONTACT:  Investor Relations 1-800-459-0794
    www.tuffex.com




    

For further information: For further information: Investor Relations of Tuffnell Ltd., 1-800-459-0794 Web Site: http://www.tuffex.com

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