Anatolia reports initial mineral resource estimate at Cevizlidere copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry target

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Anatolia Minerals Development Limited
("Anatolia" or the "Company") (TSX:ANO) announces the initial Mineral Resource
estimate for the Cevizlidere copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry property in
east-central Turkey. The Cevizlidere deposit is located approximately 50
kilometers southeast of Anatolia's Cöpler Gold Project.
    The table below is a summary of the Mineral Resource estimate for
Cevizlidere compliant with National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian
Securities Administrators ("NI 43-101"), as completed by Watts, Griffis and
McOuat Limited ("WGM"), Consulting Geologists and Engineers of Toronto,

                   Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate for
           Cevizlidere Copper ("Cu")-Gold ("Au")-Molybdenum ("Mo")
                              Porphyry Deposit
                        (Nominal Cutoff of 0.20% Cu)
                                  Tonnes         Cu          Au          Mo
               Zone                (000)          %          g/t       (ppm)
    Enriched Zone                 83,315        0.50        0.11       42.68
    Protore or Fresh Zone        362,416        0.35        0.11       48.93
      Total Inferred Resource    445,730        0.38        0.11       47.76

    The incremental Inferred Mineral Resources included in the preceding
summary table at various Cu% cutoffs are:

                   Inferred Mineral Resource Estimate for
           Cevizlidere Copper ("Cu")-Gold ("Au")-Molybdenum ("Mo")
                              Porphyry Deposit
                        (Nominal Cutoff of 0.20% Cu)
                                  Tonnes         Cu          Au         Mo
           % Cu Cutoff             (000)          %          g/t       (ppm)
    Enriched Zone at Various
     Cu Cutoffs - Incremental
    Less than 0.20%                5,722        0.16        0.06       20.80
    0.20% Cu                      22,312        0.25        0.07       34.62
    0.30% Cu                       9,034        0.33        0.09       46.33
    0.40% Cu                       7,391        0.46        0.13       30.97
    0.50% Cu                       8,460        0.55        0.12       52.59
    0.60% Cu                      30,395        0.81        0.15       51.72
      Totals                      83,315        0.50        0.11       42.68

    Protore Zone at Various
     Cu Cutoffs - Incremental
    Less than 0.20%               14,259        0.18        0.07       24.52
    0.20% Cu                     129,472        0.26        0.09       31.92
    0.30% Cu                     123,662        0.35        0.11       44.49
    0.40% Cu                      63,659        0.44        0.15       68.67
    0.50% Cu                      19,012        0.54        0.14      113.51
    0.60% Cu                      12,350        0.66        0.10       98.77
      Totals                     362,416        0.35        0.11       48.93

    The results of this initial mineral resource estimate for Cevizlidere are
encouraging. A total of 27 holes were drilled along the 1.6 kilometer strike
distance in the project area, with 15 holes being used for grade
interpolation. The mineralization remains open to the southeast for an
identified 2.3 kilometers and other exploration targets in the area remain
    Edward Dowling, President and CEO of Anatolia stated, "The current
resource estimate demonstrates Cevizlidere is a large porphyry system, with a
near surface higher grade secondary enrichment blanket. With higher copper
grades in the enriched zone, the economic potential of this project is very
favorable. Our next objective is to open broader communication channels with
local stakeholders to develop strong community involvement and support. This
will be followed by a new phase of exploration drilling along 2.3 kilometers
of strike and upgrading the existing inferred resource, particularly within
the enriched blanket."
    Effective October 31, 2008, Anatolia terminated a previous joint venture
when the conditions to earn a two-thirds interest of Cevizlidere were not
achieved by the optionee. Anatolia's new strategic relationship with Calik
Mining (see News Release, August 13, 2009) provides the opportunity for Calik
Mining to subscribe to a 50% interest in Cevizlidere by paying its
proportionate share of Anatolia's documented costs as of the date of

    Qualified Persons

    Michael W. Kociumbas, P. Geo and Robert H. Page, Ph.D., P. Geo, both
independent of Anatolia, are the "qualified persons" as defined by NI 43-101
and are responsible solely for the contents of the Mineral Resource estimate
and forthcoming technical report. Messrs. Kociumbas and Page are not
responsible for the contents of this news release. The technical report
supporting the Mineral Resources estimate, meeting the requirements of NI
43-101, will be filed with the appropriate regulatory authorities within 45
calendar days of this news release. The technical information set forth in
this press release and the contents of this press release have been reviewed
and prepared under the supervision of, and verified by, Robert Benbow, P.E., a
qualified person pursuant to NI 43-101 of the Canadian Securities
Administration. Mr. Benbow is the Vice President, Country Manager with
Anatolia Minerals Development Limited. Assays in 2001 were performed by OMAC
Laboratories, in Ireland, and assays in 2008 were performed by ALS-Chemex, in
Vancouver, BC, Canada, with quality control of sampling, preparation and
assaying overseen by Anatolia. Both OMAC Laboratories and ALS-Chemex are
independent of Anatolia.

    About Anatolia

    Anatolia, recognized as a leader in exploration and development in
Turkey, is developing Cöpler. Initial plans are to produce approximately 1.3
million ounces of gold at a cash cost of about US$260 per ounce. The first
gold pour at Cöpler is expected in 2010 with full production of about 175,000
ounces of gold per year anticipated in 2011. Additional production expansion
of the oxide and sulfide gold resource is expected at Cöpler by taking
advantage of the inherent large resource through on-going technical
activities. In addition, Anatolia holds a significant pipeline of prospective
gold and base metal projects.
    Anatolia currently has 114.8 million common shares issued and
outstanding, 133.5 million fully diluted. Anatolia's common shares are listed
for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ANO."

    Cautionary Statements

    Certain statements contained in this news release constitute
forward-looking information, future oriented financial information, or
financial outlooks (collectively "forward-looking information") within the
meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to
this news release and other matters identified in Anatolia's public filings,
Anatolia's future outlook and anticipated events or results and, in some
cases, can be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "could",
"should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate",
"projects", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions
concerning matters that are not historical facts and include, but are not
limited in any manner to, those with respect to proposed exploration,
communications with local stakeholders and community relations, status of
negotiations of joint ventures, commodity prices, mineral resources, mineral
reserves, realization of mineral reserves, existence or realization of mineral
resource estimates, the timing and amount of future production, the timing of
construction of the proposed mine and process facilities, capital and
operating expenditures, economic conditions, availability of sufficient
financing, exploration plans and any and all other timing, exploration,
development, operational, financial, economic, legal, social, regulatory,
political factors that may influence future events or conditions. Such
forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and
assumptions, including, but not limited in any manner, those disclosed in any
other Anatolia filings, and include exploration results and the ability to
explore, the ultimate determination of mineral reserves, availability and
final receipt of required approvals, titles, licenses and permits, sufficient
working capital to develop and operate the proposed mine, access to adequate
services and supplies, commodity prices, foreign currency exchange rates,
interest rates, access to capital markets and associated cost of funds,
availability of a qualified work force, ability to negotiate, finalize and
execute relevant agreements, lack of social opposition to the mine, lack of
legal challenges with respect to the property or the Company and the ultimate
ability to mine, process and sell mineral products on economically favorable
terms. While we consider these assumptions to be reasonable based on
information currently available to us, they may prove to be incorrect. Actual
results may vary from such forward-looking information for a variety of
reasons, including but not limited to risks and uncertainties disclosed in
other Anatolia filings at and other unforeseen events or
circumstances. Other than as required by law, Anatolia does not intend, and
undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking information to reflect,
among other things, new information or future events.

For further information:

For further information: Edward Dowling, President and CEO, or Douglas
Tobler, CFO at (303) 292-1299 or visit

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