Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

March 04, 2010 08:00 ET

Eagle Hill Exploration Corp.: New Assay Results Continue to Increase Grade and Width of Gold Mineralized Zones at Windfall Lake

7,000 meter exploration drilling program underway

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) - (TSX VENTURE:EAG) Eagle Hill Exploration Corp., is pleased to announce the final assay results from the splitting and assaying of 8,700 meters of previously drilled, but unsampled, core from the Windfall Lake Property, Quebec. 

These final assay results continue to indicate the presence of significant gold grades over wide mineralized intervals such as 2.58 g/t gold over 47.4 meters and 5.63 g/t gold over 31.9 meters. Very high grade gold values over narrow intervals, such as 106.00 g/t gold over 1.0 meter and 148.97 g/t gold over 0.85 meters are also reported.

Earlier assay results and historic information lead Eagle Hill to realize that, in addition to extremely rich, but narrow structures, the gold mineralization at the Windfall Lake Property also occurs in large intervals with consistent gold grades. The new assay results allow the Company to now replace sections of core previously deemed un-mineralized, with new gold values, resulting in much wider and consistently mineralized gold zones. 

The following table shows a sampling of some of the newly expanded intersections. The new assay results have also increased the grade of these zones.

New Assay Values
Hole Number From (m) To (m) Length (m) Au (g/t) Comment
NOT-07-140 361.20 362.20 1.00 5.30  
NOT-06-103 41.20 51.00 9.80 2.54 Uncut
  41.20 51.00 9.80 2.14 Cut to 15 g/t
Including 44.00 45.00 1.00 18.95  
NOT-06-101 265.00 312.40 47.40 2.58 Uncut
  265.00 312.40 47.40 2.26 Cut to 15 g/t
NOT-06-94 369.60 370.40 0.80 10.95  
NOT-06-93 222.00 234.65 12.65 2.40 Uncut
  222.00 234.65 12.65 2.21 Cut to 15 g/t
Including 224.95 226.35 1.40 16.00  
NOT-05-81 337.10 369.00 31.90 5.63 Uncut
  337.10 369.00 31.90 1.88 Cut to 15 g/t
Including 365.75 366.60 0.85 148.97  
NOT-05-79 48.80 62.00 13.20 10.35 Uncut
  48.80 62.00 13.20 1.84 Cut to 15 g/t
  93.90 112.30 18.40 1.24 All values below 15g/t
  160.30 170.00 9.70 1.25 All values below 15g/t
NOT-05-74 221.00 229.00 8.00 1.73 Uncut
FUR-03-01 118.00 124.80 6.80 1.72  
Including 119.00 120.00 1.00 4.18  
FUR-03-07 40.00 41.00 1.00 106.00  

Note: The following intervals were published by Noront Resources Ltd.:

  • On Dec 15, 2005: 

NOT-05-79:10.5 m @ 1.6 g/t Au at 48.8 m, NOT-05-79: 1.0 m @ 11.2 g/t Au at 93.9m, NOT-05-79: 2 m @ 1.4 g/t Au at 101.4m,NOT-05-79 2.9 m @ 2.7 g/t Au at 160.3m, NOT-05-81: 1.05 m @ 10.5 g/t Au at 350.4m, NOT-05-81: 11.7 m @ 1.0 g/t Au (but the entire interval was not sampled), NOT-05-81 3.45 m @ 33.4 g/t Au (uncut) at 363.15m, 

  • On Dec 29, 2006:

 NOT-06-101 10.0 m @ 5.1 g/t at 275.0m, NOT-06-101 5.4 m @ 4.4 g/t Au at 307.0m.

The true widths of the mineralized zones vary between 60% to 80% of the length of the intervals reported in the table above.

The new values listed above complete the assay results from an 8,700 meter drill core sampling program of previously drilled, but unsampled, core at the Windfall Lake property. An aggressive exploration program is currently underway at the Windfall Lake Gold project with a 7,000 meter exploration drilling program, under the management of Murgor Resources' technical team. Assay results will continue to be released as they become available.

This new data, combined with the historical results, calls for Eagle Hill to refine the exploration model and to focus on both high grade vein deposits encompassed within a bulk tonnage scenario for the Windfall Lake Property. By comparison, bulk tonnage underground mines are currently operating in the Val D'Or area, including the Goldex mine, with a proven mineral reserve grading 1.95 g/t gold.

Gold analyses reported in this release were performed by standard fire assay using a 30g charge with Atomic Absorption finish and a gravimetric finish for assays greater than 10 g/t. All assays were performed by ALS Chemex Laboratory Group, in Val D'Or, QC. Sampling and analytical procedures are subject to a comprehensive Quality Assurance and Quality Control program conceived by Murgor Resources' technical team. The QA-QC program includes duplicate samples, blanks and analytical standards.

Dr. Jean-Philippe Desrochers, P.Geo. and Vice-President of Exploration for Murgor Resources Inc. is a Qualified Person as defined by NI-43-101 that supervised the field work reported in this press release and reviewed the technical information it contains. Murgor Resources Ltd. ("Murgor") has entered into a services contract with the Company in which Murgor will conduct the exploration on the Windfall Lake Property (see the Company's press release dated Oct. 13, 2009).

About the Windfall Lake gold project

The Windfall Lake Property is comprised of 340 contiguous claims (10,991 hectares) in the Abitibi mineralized belt of northern Quebec. This area between Val d'Or and Chibougamau is known for its gold and copper production and excellent infrastructure for exploration and mining. Historically, the Windfall Lake Property has had extensive historic grassroots exploration work. Eagle Hill has signed options with Murgor Resources Inc., Freewest Resources Canada Inc., and Noront Resources Inc. to acquire 340 contiguous claims for a total of 10,991 hectares.

About Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of gold and precious metal prospects in Canada. The Company is set to become an advanced stage gold and precious metal exploration company with its acquisition of the Windfall Lake gold project, between Val-d'Or and Chibougamau in the Abitibi belt of Quebec. The Company's website at www.eaglehillexploration.com and public filings at www.sedar.com provide additional information on its properties and other information with respect to its management and operations.

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"P. Bradley Kitchen"

P. Bradley Kitchen, President


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