COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2013) - Troymet Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TYE) ("Troymet" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on the McClarty Lake joint venture property where Hudbay Minerals Inc. ("Hudbay") is the operator (Hudbay 60%; Troymet 40%). The drill program will test for plunge extensions of the Discovery zone volcanic massive sulphide (VMS) mineralization to the southeast, and be conducted by Hudbay in conjunction with its regional drill program.
The McClarty Lake project is located ~45 kilometres south of Hudbay Chisel North and Lalor VMS deposits. The project comprises two claims (DYC3606 & DOL78; 252 hectares) held in a Joint Venture between Hudbay (60%) and Troymet (40%), and three claims (MAC-1, MAC-2 & MAC-3; 344 hectares) owned 100% by Troymet. Under the terms of the Joint Venture Agreement, Hudbay must fund $1,076,051 in exploration costs before Troymet is required to fund its participating interest. Thereafter, Hudbay and Troymet will share all future exploration and development expenditures pro-rata based on their participating interests.
Kieran Downes, P. Geo., a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and verified the technical information provided in this release.
TROYMET EXPLORATION CORP.
Kieran Downes, Ph.D., P.Geo., President, CEO & Director
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