KELOWNA, BC, March 31 /CNW/ - Metalex Ventures Limited (MTX : TSX-V) WSR
Gold Inc. (TSX-V:WSR) ("WSR") and Arctic Star Diamond Corp. (TSX-V : ADD)
("Arctic Star") announce that a drill program will shortly commence on our
James Bay Nickel and Copper properties.
Since acquiring the claims in late 2007 and early 2008 the joint venture
1. Completed helicopter borne magnetic and electromagnetic geophysical
surveys on nearly half of the joint venture claims;
2. Reviewed the geophysical data received to date and have identified
nine conductive anomalies accompanied by favorable magnetic
anomalies. These targets are mostly situated along the "Ring of
Fire" and have been prioritized;
3. Mobilized a competent field geologist as well as a ground geophysical
crew to a camp near the priority drill targets along the "Ring of
4. Mobilized a heli-portable drill rig to our camp so that drilling can
commence as soon as the ground geophysics utilized to further
delineate the targets is complete;
Under the terms of the joint venture WSR can acquire up to a 50%
beneficial interest in the properties by spending up to CDN$20.0 million over
a four year period. Currently the properties total 21,440 hectares and are
owned 91.5% by Metalex and 8.5% by Arctic Star.
Metalex is pleased with the progress of work on the joint venture
properties to date and looks forward to the commencement of drilling.
Dr. Charles Fipke, P. Geo is the Qualified Person responsible for the
technical contents of this press release.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
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7Y5, Tel (250) 860-8599; Fax (250) 860-1362, www.metalexventures.com,