Benton Options Shebandowan North Property from Trillium North Minerals

- January 12th, 2011

Benton Resources Corp (CVE:BTC) has announced that they have entered into an agreement with Trillium North Minerals (CVE:TNM) that will give them the right to earn up to 70% interest in 5 mineral claims

Benton Resources Corp (TSXV:BTC) has announced that they have entered into an agreement with Trillium North Minerals (TSXV:TNM)  that will give them the right to earn up to 70% interest in 5 mineral claims. 

The press release is quoted as saying:

Historic base metal production from the Shebandowan greenstone belt consisted of 8.7 million tons grading 2.07% nickel, 1% copper and approximately 3 g/t combined platinum group metals plus gold (www.nap.com) with current measured and indicated resources (NI 43-101 compliant) totaling 2.58 million tonnes grading 0.91% nickel, 0.62% copper, 1.09 g/t palladium, 0.34 g/t platinum, and 0.23 g/t gold

Stephen Stares, President of Benton, said:

“This early stage project demonstrates Benton’s commitment to find inexpensive, early stage properties to build value quickly for our shareholders. We believe that this project is in a highly prospective area and through an aggressive exploration program, we will be able to evaluate the potential to discover economic mineralization on the property.”

To access the full release, click here.

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