SOURCE: Itronics Inc.

Itronics Inc.

November 17, 2009 09:20 ET

Itronics Reports Auric Gold Has Staked 90 Mineral Lode Claims; Project Covers 1,800 Acres

Itronics Is Expanding as a "Green" Natural Resources Company

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - November 17, 2009) - Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) (FRANKFURT: ITG) (BERLIN: ITG) wholly-owned subsidiary, Whitney & Whitney, Inc., reported today that its claim staking contractor has completed staking 90 mineral lode claims for Auric Gold & Minerals, Inc. (Auric). The project now covers approximately 1,800 acres of land and the claim staking is continuing.

Whitney & Whitney identified the polymetallic gold project, which is located in Nevada, and agreed to assist Auric acquire the highly prospective mineral property. The land acquisition is being accomplished by staking lode mining claims on Federal lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Auric is a majority owned affiliate of Whitney & Whitney, Inc. and was formed to acquire multi-mineral (polymetallic) gold properties and to strategically invest in junior gold and minerals companies that provide the opportunity to develop and commercialize environmentally friendly polymetallic gold projects.

About Itronics

Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, Itronics Inc. is a "Creative Clean Technology" Company that produces GOLD'n GRO liquid fertilizers and pure silver bullion. Itronics, through its subsidiary, Itronics Metallurgical, Inc., is the only company with a fully permitted "Beneficial Use Photochemical, Silver, and Water Recycling" plant in the United States that converts spent photoliquids into pure silver and GOLD'n GRO liquid fertilizers. The Company is developing environmentally compatible mining technology, provides project planning and technical services to the gold mining industry, and operates the popular web site,, which provides a value-added WORLD VIEW of Gold Producer Stocks, Mineral Producer Stocks, Junior Gold Stocks, and Junior Mineral Stocks.

Itronics has received numerous domestic and international awards that recognize its ability to successfully create and implement new environmentally clean recycling and fertilizer technologies.

The Company's environmentally friendly GOLD'n GRO liquid fertilizers, which are extensively used in agriculture, can be used for lawns and houseplants, and are available, along with liquid fertilizer injectors, at the Company's "e-store" catalog at The popular Silver Nevada Miner bars are available at the Company's "e-store" catalog at


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