Appleton Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AEX

Appleton Exploration Inc.

June 24, 2009 14:33 ET

Appleton Clarifies High Grade Intercept on Manalo

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - Appleton Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AEX) provides clarification on the high grade intercept in MDL-09-056 on Manalo reported in news release 09-07 dated June 15, 2009.

The reported 10 metre intercept is composed of 4 metres of abundant quartz, followed by 3 metres of metasediment followed by a further 3 metres of abundant quartz from the interval of 53 to 63 metres. The 10 metre interval stands out from the surrounding rock out as a distinct geological zone of alteration and concentration of quartz veining. The individual one metre descriptions and assays are as follows:



----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Quartz gpt
Metre Metre Rock vein Sample gpt Au
from to type fragments Description number Au check
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
53 54 SSI(i) 90% Oxidized, coarse 720428 0.80
qtz fragments
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
54 55 SSI 90% Oxidized, coarse 720429 0.06
qtz fragments
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
55 56 SSI 50% Oxidized, coarse 720430 0.14
qtz fragments
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
56 57 SSI 60% Oxidized, coarse 720431 0.01
qtz fragments
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
57 58 SSI / 720432 0.01
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
57 58 Duplicate 720433 0.01
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
58 59 SSI / 720434 0.03
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
59 60 SSI / 720435 0.05
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
60 61 SSI 95% White, coarse 720436 1895 1455
qtz fragments,
trace of oxidation
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
61 62 SSI 1% 720437 0.47 0.46
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
62 63 SSI 90% Coarse qtz fragments, 720438 25.1
trace of oxidation
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------
Three metre interval 640.19 493.89
---------------------------------------------
Ten metre interval 192.17 148.17
---------------------------------------------

(i) Rock Type SSI is a meta siltstone; qtz is quartz


As part of the QA/QC protocols from ALS Chemex in Bamako samples 720436 and 720437 were re-assayed. Sample 720433 was a duplicate of sample 720432 and forms part of Appleton's internal QA/QC protocols.

The entire 10 metre section is included within the 455 metallic screen check assays currently underway as reported in news release 09-09.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

R. Tim Henneberry, P.Geo., President and CEO

R. Tim Henneberry, P.Geo., President and Director of Appleton Exploration Inc., is the Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101, who has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.

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

Contact Information

  • Appleton Exploration Inc.
    Tim Henneberry
    (604) 694-0741
    or
    Contact Financial Corp.
    Investor Relations
    (604) 689-7422 or Toll Free: 1-877-689-7411