SOURCE: Tara Minerals Corp.

Tara Minerals Corp.

October 22, 2013 09:11 ET

Tara Minerals Ponderosa Project Delivers Gold Ore for Processing

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2013) - Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCQB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce the delivery of Ponderosa Project gold bulk sample to the local mill and that the milling process has begun.

Mr. Francis Biscan Jr., President of Tara Minerals, stated, "Tara had an objective of achieving revenue in 2013. We optioned the Ponderosa gold project in March. Our strengthened technical team has taken it from evaluation to shipping ore for processing in seven months. I am proud of our team, and we will now begin assessing the underground potential of the priority mineralized veins."

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 projects. In addition to achieving US 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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