VANCOUVER, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Westminster Resources Ltd. (WMR-TSX.V) is pleased to report that it has been advised by Capstone Mining Corp. that they will be continuing exploration, as operator, on the Cumbral-San Bartolo project, during 2014, in accordance with the terms of the existing option agreement. Permitting and planning for exploration, which will focus on diamond drilling, is in progress.
Glen Indra, President of Westminster states "This is a significant event for our corporation, during these difficult times in the mining industry, to have the continued support of a well funded and experienced mining team. We are most encouraged and look forward to continued success on this project."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WESTMINSTER RESOURCES LTD.
"Glen J. Indra"
Managed by an experienced exploration team, Westminster is focused on exploring and developing prospects on a land package of approximately 51,767 hectares of contiguous mineral concessions in Sonora, Mexico. These concessions constitute a mineral district scale property serviced by roads, power and water. Approximately 10,109 hectares comprise the Cumbral-San Bartolo option project with Capstone Mining Corp. Capstone has secured a 49% interest in the project having spent $3.3 million to date. Capstone Mining Corp. has elected to assume operatorship of the project in January 2014 under the terms of the Option Agreement where they may earn a further 11% interest by expending an additional $3 million by December 31, 2014. Capstone Mining Corp. may earn a further 10% interest by expending an additional $3 million before December 31, 2015, bringing their total expenditures to $9.3 million to earn a 70% interest.
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SOURCE: Westminster Resources Ltd.
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