Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

March 01, 2012 10:02 ET

Eagle Hill's Deepest Drill Hole Extends the Known Vertical Depth of Windfall Lake's Gold Zones With Assay Results Including 8.9 G/T of Gold Over 14 Meters at a Depth of 770 Meters

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2012) - (TSX VENTURE:EAG) Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation ("Eagle Hill" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce the assay results from the Company's deepest drill hole on the Windfall Lake Property. Drill Hole EAG-12-320 was drilled to a total length of 1,131.5 meters and intersected Zone 27 at a vertical depth of 630 meters. Additional significant gold mineralization was discovered as far down as 770 meters below surface, nearly twice as deep as the vertical extent of known gold mineralization.

The most significant results obtained in drill hole EAG-12-320 intersected Zone 27 and include a significant mineralized interval of 5.5 g/t Au over 15.0 meters at a vertical depth of 630 meters. The style of mineralization is similar to that of Zone 27 located closer to surface. This drill hole also intersected additional gold mineralization deeper down the hole in a zone containing up to 15% pyrite stringers and local visible gold. This interval assayed 8.9 g/t Au over 14 meters and represents an additional potential new gold zone below the "Red Dog" quartz monzonite intrusion. These new intercepts are shown in the cross-section and the longitudinal section at www.eaglehillexploration.com/sections

This drill hole also intersected the Caribou Zone and a splay of the Caribou Zone with 5.7 g/t Au over 3.5 meters and 25.7 g/t Au over 4.0 meters respectively. In addition, a zone of quartz veining returning 9.6 g/t Au over 6.4 meters was intersected in the generally unmineralized Red Dog intrusion.

"Drill hole EAG-12-320 is a potential game changer for the Company. It radically increases the scope of what Windfall Lake may become. The results of this hole indicate that the prolific high grade gold zones may be at least twice as deep as the zones we have identified so far. The gold zones remain open in all directions. This drill hole proves the depth extension of Zone 27 below the intrusion. Moreover, the presence of another important gold interval further down the hole indicates that even more mineralization can be found below the Red Dog intrusion" stated Brad Kitchen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Hill Exploration. "This is clearly opening new territory where Eagle Hill can expand the size of the global mineral resource of the Windfall Lake gold deposit".

A map of the Windfall Lake Property outlining the location of the gold zones, drill holes and areas of potential expansion, together with cross-sections, a longitudinal section, and pictures of core showing the mineralization style have been posted on Eagle Hill's website at www.eaglehillexploration.com/sections.

The following table shows the most material assay results from drill hole EAG-12-320.

Drill hole Number From (m) To (m) Gold interval Comments
EAG-12-320 419.7 430.6 2.6 g/t Au over 10.6 9 Intercept between Caribou and Caribou South zones
488.0 492.0 25.7 g/t Au over 4.0 m Caribou Zone
incl 490.0 491.0 97.4 g/t Au over 1.0 m
504.0 507.5 5.7 g/t Au over 3.5 m Caribou Zone
553.6 560.0 9.6 g/t Au over 6.4 m Zone of quartz veining in Red Dog intrusion
incl. 553.6 554.6 33.8 g/t Au over 1.0 m
713.7 714.3 34.0 g/t Au over 0.6 m Splay of Zone 27
744.0 759.0 5.5 g/t Au over 15.0 m Zone 27 below the Red Dog
incl. 745.5 746.0 37.6 g/t Au over 0.5 m
incl. 756.6 757.3 48.1 g/t Au over 0.7 m
829.9 831.0 7.1 g/t Au over 1.1 m New interval
889.0 903.0 8.9 g/t Au over 11.0 m New interval - New Zone?
incl. 893.0 893.8 81.3 g/t Au over 0.8 m
incl. 899.9 900.5 49.3 g/t Au over 0.6 m
922.0 924.5 16.3 g/t Au over 2.5 m New interval - New Zone?
incl. 924.0 924.5 52.0 g/t Au over 0.5 m

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 grassroots exploration work. Along with its independently acquired claims at the Windfall Lake Property, Eagle Hill has also 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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