Teras Resources Inc.

Teras Resources Inc.

February 01, 2012 09:01 ET

Teras Receives Assay Results Including 1.5m of 983 g/t Silver and 9.2m of 493.3 g/t Silver

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2012) - Teras Resources Inc. ("Teras" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TRA): is very pleased to announce the receipt of additional assay results from its reverse circulation drill program at the Cahuilla gold-silver project in Imperial County, California. The Cahuilla Project is a large epithermal, paleo-hot springs system hosting multiple high grade veins that occur within an extensive body of disseminated gold-silver mineralization. For further information on the Cahuilla project refer to the NI 43-101 technical report entitled "Cahuilla Property 43-101 Technical Report," dated October 25, 2007 prepared by Todd Wakefield, MAusIMM of AMEC E&C Services filed on Sedar on November 15, 2007.

The most recent drilling was conducted approximately 250 meters southwest of the main body of known gold mineralization in an area containing relatively sparse drill coverage. As a result of the high grade gold mineralization encountered in CAH-139 and high grade silver values intersected in CAH-142, the number of drill holes dedicated to this area will be significantly increased as this prospective area deserves more attention since very little historic drilling currently exists.

With respect to CAH-142, gold and silver mineralization is completely open to the north, east and south as well as at depth. CAH-139 is situated approximately 160 meters west of CAH-142 and is completely open to the north, west and south as well as at depth. The long intercepts of lower grade gold mineralization were expected in this area as demonstrated by historic drill results, however the high grade gold and silver mineralization represent the discovery of new veins and/or strongly mineralized zones that will require significantly more drill testing.

Assaying of the reverse circulation samples is being conducted by Inspectorate Laboratory in Reno, Nevada. Drill samples were collected by Mr. Paul Stubble (consulting project geologist), split on site, placed in sample bags and delivered to Inspectorate Laboratory in Reno, Nevada for analysis.

The Company is very pleased to announce gold and higher grade silver assay results from the recent drilling:

Hole # From To TD Thickness - m
Gold - g/t
CAH-141 19.8 91.4 91.4 71.6 (235) 0.62 (0.018)
CAH-142 3.1 10.7 173.7 7.6 (25) 0.55 (0.016)
25.9 82.3 56.4 (185) 1.13 (0.033)
102.1 140.2 38.1 (125) 1.61 (0.047)
Including 103.6 112.8 9.2 (30) *3.80 (0.111)
Including 128.0 137.2 9.2 (30) *1.92 (0.056)
CAH-143 18.3 73.2 182.9 54.9 (180) 0.62 (0.018)
97.5 114.3 16.8 (0.054) 1.85 (0.054)
Including 108.2 111.3 3.1 (10) 7.16 (0.209)
CAH-144 86.9 120.4 178.3 33.5 (110) 2.05 (0.060)
Including 94.5 100.6 6.1 (20) 7.50 (0.219)
Including 97.6 99.1 1.5 (5) 17.23 (0.503)
CAH-145 0 91.4 152.4 91.4 (300) 0.51 (0.015)
129.5 135.6 6.1 (20) 1.27 (0.037)
CAH-146 13.7 118.9 182.9 105.2 (345) 0.48 (0.014)
CAH-147 30.5 103.6 175.3 73.1 (240) 0.58 (0.017)
CAH-148 33.5 73.2 140.2 39.7 (130) 0.45 (0.013)

*The higher grade gold intercepts in CAH-142 also contain significant silver values including 213.6 grams (6.24 oz/t) from 103.6 to 112.8 meters (9.2m) and 493.3 grams (14.40 oz/t) from 128.0 to 137.2 meters (9.2m) including 1.5 meters of 4.45 grams gold (0.130 oz/t) and 983 grams silver (28.7 oz/t) from 135.6 to 137.1 meters.

Primary objectives of the drill program are to expand the known gold and silver mineralization delineated by historic drilling as well as search for additional high grade veins. Mr. Peter Leger, President/CEO of Teras Resources, remarked "Teras is very excited by the discovery of high grade silver mineralization and looks forward to better defining this new highly prospective mineralized area. Gold has been encountered along the entire three plus kilometer strike length at Cahuilla and the company is pleased to be aggressively drilling the project to enlarge the area containing known gold/silver mineralization."

Dale Vitone P. Eng., a Director for Teras is the Company's nominated qualified person responsible for monitoring the supervision and quality control of the programs completed on the Company's properties. Mr. Vitone has reviewed and verified the technical information contained in this news release.

About Teras

Teras' vision is to acquire and advance properties with established technical merit. The Company's exploration efforts will be focused on detailed drill programs with the goal of proving resources through the preparation of NI 43-101 compliant resource reports.

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