SOURCE: Tara Minerals Corp.

Tara Minerals Corp.

September 10, 2013 09:00 ET

Idaho Ponderosa Gold Project Testing Indicates 80% Plus Recovery Rates

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCQB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce that 80% plus gold recovery rates are achievable from the Ponderosa Project. The metallurgical testing was conducted by Norris Laboratories, which is currently testing reagents that have the potential to increase the recovery rates up to 90%. 

Sampling and assaying of the known veins is ongoing. The assays continue to average above 0.5 oz/t gold. The recovery rates achieved, along with the assays returned, support Tara's 2013 production plans.

The Ponderosa Project consists of 6,721 acres of both patented and unpatented mining claims in central Idaho, USA. The optioned claims include previously mined veins with historic sampling of the exposed outcrops averaging 0.5 oz/t gold.

About Tara Minerals Corp. (http://www.TaraMinerals.com)

Tara is currently focused on advancing its US and Mexico project pipeline towards 2013 production. In addition to achieving production, management is creating long-term shareholder value and deploying its capital to advance its projects by enhancing resources, further outlining new discoveries/targets, and acquiring additional strategic assets.

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