Adroit Resources Inc.

Adroit Resources Inc.

April 04, 2011 12:20 ET

Adroit Applies for Antimony Drilling Permits

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Adroit Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ADT)(FRANKFURT:A7V)(BERLIN:A7V) -  Management is pleased to announce that Adroit has applied to the Italian authorities to increase its exploration work permits to allow for a 293 hole, approximately 23,000 meter, diamond drilling programme on its wholly owned Poggio Pietricci and Faggio Scritto properties, in the Manciano area, Grosseto Province, Italy.

The objectives of this drilling programme are to confirm and, possibly, extend the historical resources, and to provide for a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate.

The two contiguous permits total 899 Ha and contain the largest of the Company's historic Antimony resources. See the Company's January 10th, 2011 news release.

Adroit expects to receive the authorization to drill before the summer.

Further Drill Programmes. Management is planning to apply for diamond drilling programmes on its other four wholly owned permits.

Exploration and resource evaluation, carried out prior to the mine closures, indicated the presence of considerable historic antimony resources in the district and, more particularly, within the Company's permits. Work carried out in the 1980s on the Faggio Scritto prospect, astride the Poggio Pietricci and Faggio Scritto tenements, indicated the presence of over 2.8Mt of ore grading 0.77% Antimony (Sb), yielding over 21,000t of antimony metal, including a higher-grade zone of about 465,000t grading 1.58% Sb. The mineralization, which was never mined, occurs near surface, and remains open in several directions (See News Releases of June 13, 2007 and February 4, 2008). It occurs in close proximity to the former Macchia Casella mine which reportedly produced over 1,100 tons of Sb metal from high-grade ore (>10%) between 1939 and 1953. Historical workings carried out on the Company's other antimony prospects estimated resources of 25,000t grading 1.3% Sb at Poggio Monticchio and 31,500 tonnes at 1.5% antimony on the I Salaioli prospect. These resources remain open in several directions.

The above historical resource estimates and data are non-conformable with National Instrument 43-101, "Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Deposits". These historical reports have not yet been independently verified by the Company and the Company is not relying upon them.

The antimony mineralisation occurs in close spatial and genetic relation with the gold mineralization, recognized in the area (see, amongst others, News Release of 22 December 2006). Both occur preferentially in Mesozoic carbonate-evaporitic formations, are associated with regional structural features and are related to recent igneous activity. The idealized prototype of a southern Tuscan antimony deposit can be described as an irregular mineralization situated in the upper part of a highly porous limestone unit, usually the Calcare Cavernoso ("vuggy limestone"), overlain by an impermeable unit, normally a flysch-type rock. The deposits are bound to the edge of horst positions and also to areas of elevated geothermal gradient and resulting hydrothermal activity.

Antimony has many diversified and indispensable uses for both commercial and military applications. Antimony prices recently soared as global demand surges and output considerably declined as Hunan province, China's largest producing region, curbs output to comply with central government restrictions. China reportedly contributes around 90 percent of world output.

Mr. Franceschi, a Qualified Person under the guidelines of National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the geological information contained in this news release.

Italian Subsidiary Formed. Management is pleased to announce that it has formed its wholly owned Italian subsidiary, Risorse dei Minerali Naturali S.R.L. (RMN s.r.l.). See the Company's March 8th, 2011 news release.

Warrants Exercised: 150,000 warrants at a price of $0.10 each have been exercised by shareholders of the Company.

Adroit Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company that is currently exploring for Antimony and other metals in Central Italy and diamonds, precious and base metals in the Timmins/Shining Tree/Temagami/Cobalt and Bancroft areas of Ontario, Canada. In addition, Adroit is seeking new precious and base metal projects to add to its expanding portfolio. The Company's issued and outstanding share capital is 104,910,092.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Graeme Rowland, Chairman and President

Note: The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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