Zonte announces commencement of drilling at the McConnells Jest Project, Yukon Territory

TSXV – ZON

HALIFAX, July 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Zonte Metals Inc. (TSXV: ZON) (the "Company" or "Zonte") is pleased to announce that a rig has been mobilized to the McConnells Jest Project and drilling has commenced. A total of about 1500 metres will be core drilled with the first several holes targeting the Hill Zone. This will be followed by drill testing the Two Four Zone. The company will provide updates on the drill program as they occur.

A map of the Property and additional details about the Hill and Two Four Zone target areas can be obtained on the company's webpage at www.zontemetals.com.

About Zonte

Zonte Metals Inc. is a junior explorer focused on gold and copper. The Company has signed an Option Agreement to acquire 100% of the McConnells Jest project, in the Tintina Gold Belt, located in the Yukon Territory, which is composed of 172 claims totaling approximately 3371 hectares, and holds the drill ready Wings Point Gold Project located in Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition, the Company and a Colombian partner have an application over open areas sitting on top of the Gramalote Deposit in Colombia, which is held by AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) and B2Gold (TSX: BTO, NYSE: BTG). The title issuance is being contested by the state governing the application and the Company has started legal action to protect its rights.

Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking statements which include statements regarding the Corporation's future plans, as well as statements regarding financial and business prospects and the Corporation's future plans, objectives or economic performance and financial outlooks. The Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in this news release are reasonable but actual results may be affected by a variety of variables and may be materially different from the results or events predicted in the forward-looking statements. Readers are therefore cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

In evaluating forward-looking statements readers should consider the risk factors which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation does not intend nor does it undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy of accuracy of this release.

 

SOURCE Zonte Metals Inc.

For further information: Terry Christopher, CEO and President, Tel: 902-405-3520, info@zontemetals.com

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