Starcore International Mines Ltd.
TSX : SAM

Starcore International Mines Ltd.

October 15, 2013 10:00 ET

Starcore International Mines Ltd.: Surface Drilling Begins at San Martin

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 15, 2013) -

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Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) - The company is very pleased to report that Major Drilling de Mexico S.A. de C.V. has arrived on site and has begun a 5,000 meter phase 1 surface drilling program. This program is separate from the continuing underground exploration and development within the San Martin mine. The mine operates three underground drill rigs to provide information to assist with mine planning in addition to exploration, with the intent of increasing the reserves and resources on the property.

The surface drill program for 2013 is designed to test geological/geophysical targets in proximity to the existing underground infrastructure and thus provide important geological data peripheral to the known deposits.

"After eliminating all debt overhanging the company for the past 6.5 years, it is very much an understatement to say that we are excited to be able to put some of the earnings from the mine into starting to explore the large land package that we have at San Martin," said Robert Eadie, CEO.

Gary Woods, P. Geo., manager of exploration for the Company, is the Company's qualified person on the project as required under NI 43-101 and has prepared the technical information contained in this press release.

ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL MINES LTD.

Robert Eadie, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

Contact Information

  • Starcore International Mines Ltd.
    Robert Eadie
    Chief Executive Officer and Director
    1-604-602-4935 or Toll Free: 1-866-602-4935
    1-604-602-4936 (FAX)
    info@starcore.com
    www.starcore.com