Lachlan Star Limited
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Lachlan Star Limited

January 18, 2012 09:30 ET

Lachlan Star Announces Drill Results From CMD Gold Mine Including 13m Grading 5.72 g/t Au, 25m Grading 1.02 g/t Au, and 35m Grading 0.59% Cu

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Gold miner, Lachlan Star Limited ("Lachlan" or the "Company") (TSX:LSA)(ASX:LSA) is pleased to announce further drill results from the Tres Perlas and Toro deposits at its 100% owned CMD Gold Mine in Chile.

Highlights from the drill program include:

Toro Deposit

  • 13 m grading 5.72 g/t Au from 8 m downhole and 25m grading 1.02 g/t Au from 59 m downhole in RCH 2011-229,
  • 12 m grading 0.65 g/t Au from 30 m downhole in DDH 2011-193

Tres Perlas Deposit

  • 40 m at 0.34g/t from 25m downhole; 86m at 0.47g/t from 70m downhole; 20m at 0.40g/t from 163m downhole; and 5 m at 0.58g/t from 195m with the hole ending in mineralisation in RCH 2011-239.
  • 35 m grading 0.59 % Cu (including 7m grading 2.02 % Cu) from 0m downhole and 78 m grading 0.37 g/t Au from 70m downhole, in DDH 2011-226
  • 87 m grading 0.44 g/t Au from 29m downhole, 27m grading 0.27 % Cu from 29m downhole, 13m grading 0.30% Cu from 102 m downhole and 8m grading 0.32% Cu from139 m downhole in DDH 2011-230
  • 109 m grading 0.39 g/t Au from 62 m downhole in RCH 2011-215, including 21 m grading 1.14 g/t Au from 39 m downhole

La Laja Deposit

  • 43 m grading 0.64 g/t Au from 150 m downhole in RCH 2011-233

A full copy of the announcement is available on the Company's website at the link below: http://www.lachlanstar.com.au/images/20120118_CMD_Drill_Results_Final.pdf

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