Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

August 24, 2011 10:11 ET

Eagle Hill Confirms New Gold Bearing Zone With 7.47 g/t Gold Over 14 Meters With a Strike-Extension Potential of Over 7 Kilometers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2011) - Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation ("Eagle Hill" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EAG) is pleased to announce the final assay results from the 16,400 meters diamond drilling program that started in December of 2010 on the Windfall Lake Property (the "Windfall Lake Property" or the "Property").

Highlights of the new results include:

  • Confirmation of a new gold zone with a potential strike length extension of over 7 kilometers located just to the south of Windfall Lake's known gold zones;
  • The drill program intersected several ENE-trending gold zones over a strike-length of 1.2 kilometers;
  • Hole EAG-11-283 intersected the up-dip extension of Zone 27 with 20.8 g/t gold over 1.0 meters and intersected the Mink Zone with 1.9 g/t gold over 9.0 meters;
  • Hole EAG-11-284 intersected 2.80 g/t Au over 16 meters in the Caribou Zone; and
  • Hole EAG-11-288 intersected 7.47 g/t gold over 14.20 meters in the new gold-bearing shear zone.

All the results from the drilling completed to date by Eagle Hill, together with all historical drilling done on the property, will be included in the NI 43-101 compliant gold resource calculation in the early fall of 2011.

"The Company is thrilled with the assay values that will be incorporated in Windfall Lake's first NI 43-101 compliant gold resource calculation but is even more excited with the discovery of gold along a 7.5 kilometer shear zone," commented Brad Kitchen, President and C.E.O. of Eagle Hill. "The resource calculation should define a strong inferred value for the Windfall Lake asset and the discovery of a new strike extension of potentially 7.5 kilometers will provide significant exploration upside, and add further value to the Property as new gold mineralization is proven out."

The following details specific results of the new assays;

  • Hole EAG-11-283 expanded the Zone 27 to within 100 meters of surface with 20.80 g/t gold over a 1 meter interval. The hole also intersected the Mink Zone and returned 1.90 g/t gold over 9.0 meters.
  • EAG-11-284 tested the Caribou Zone below an intersection of 1.75 g/t gold over 17.35 meters in a gap of 100 meters. It returned 2.80 g/t gold over 16.0 meters. The hole further intersected the Mink Zone with a 16.0 meter interval assaying 1.03 g/t gold and Zone 27 with 1.40 g/t Au over 25.70 meters.
  • Hole EAG-11-288 intersected 7.47 g/t gold over 14.20 meters in a typical Abitibi-style gold-bearing shear zone, located to the south of the known gold zones. Hole EAG-11-286 intersected the same shear zone, some 125 meters further to the east and hole ATO-99-19, drilled another 25 meters east of EAG-11-286, intersected 62.52 g/t gold over 0.6 meters in a mineralized gabbro injected in the shear zone. Historical drilling by Murgor Resources Inc., some 1.25 kilometers to the ENE, had intersected visible gold along the same structure.

Eagle Hill has now completed its scheduled 16,400 meter drill program that was designed to better define the gold zones and to test their extensions within the first 400 meters from surface and over a 1275 meter strike extent of the Windfall Lake gold mineralized system. A new drill program will start on the property in October to;

  • test the 7.5 kilometers long gold-bearing shear zone intersected in hole EAG-11-288;
  • expand the known gold zones; and
  • explore the potential for gold below the intrusion.

The map of the Windfall Lake Property outlining the location of the gold zones, drill holes and areas of potential expansion has been posted on Eagle Hill's website at www.eaglehillexploration.com/windfall_lake_property/maps/.

The following table shows the most material assay results from the final drill holes. A complete table of results will be available on Eagle Hill's website in the near future.

Number From To Length Au Comments
(m) (m) (m) (g/t)
EAG-11-280 340.00 340.80 0.80 16.35 Small zone parallel to Mink Zone
EAG-11-282 185.06 187.00 1.90 3.20 Potential new zone - needs drilling
EAG-11-283 146.00 147.00 1.00 20.80 Up-dip extension of Zone 27
249.00 258.00 9.00 1.90 Mink Zone
EAG-11-284 65.00 66.00 1.00 6.99 Isolated pyrite zone
188.00 189.00 1.00 4.55 Hanging wall of Caribou Zone
198.00 214.00 16.00 2.80 Caribou Zone
incl. 198.00 203.00 5.00 8.00 Idem
281.00 297.00 16.00 1.03 Mink Zone
430.30 456.00 25.70 1.40 Zone 27 (pending QA-QC)
EAG-11-285 160.00 161.25 1.25 4.37 Shear zone, 10-20% pyrite
EAG-11-288 80.80 95.00 14.20 7.47 Shear zone with visible gold
incl. 80.80 82.00 1.20 67.30 Idem
191.00 192.00 1.00 8.30 Pyrite stockwork
The true widths are approximately 60% of reported width.

Gold analyses reported in this release were performed by standard fire assay using a 30 gram charge with atomic absorption finish and a gravimetric finish for assays greater than 10 grams per ton. Assays returning results over 1 ounce per ton of gold by atomic absorption are re-assayed using the metallic sieve method. All assays were performed by ALS Chemex Laboratory Group, in Val d'Or, Quebec. Sampling and analytical procedures are subject to a comprehensive quality assurance and quality control program. The QA-QC program includes duplicate samples, blanks and analytical standards.

Jean-Philippe Desrochers, Ph.D., P.Geo. is a Qualified Person registered in Quebec as defined by NI-43-101 and has reviewed the technical information that this press release contains.

About the Windfall Lake Property

The Windfall Lake Property is comprised of 362 contiguous claims (over 12,000 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. Along with its independently acquired claims at the Windfall Lake Property. Eagle Hill has signed options with Murgor Resources Inc., Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (formerly, Freewest Resources Canada Inc.), and Noront Resources Inc. to acquire the Windfall Lake Property.

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. The Company is set to become an advanced stage gold exploration company with its acquisition of the Windfall Lake high grade gold project, located in Urban Township, Quebec, between Val-d'Or and Chibougamau. Eagle Hill seeks projects that contain or have potential to have large resource potential. 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.


P. Bradley Kitchen, President


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