|By Marketwired .||
|July 23, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/14 -- Barisan Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:BG) is pleased to announce the first tranche of assay results for hole UTD-007 at its Upper Tengkereng gold-copper porphyry discovery, located in the Province of Aceh, Indonesia.
Assays have been received from the first 800 metres of hole UTD-007. Hole UTD-007 was drilled with an azimuth of 220 degrees and an inclination of 87 degrees from a new drill platform located on the eastern edge of the first high-grade zone discovered at Upper Tengkereng. Hole UTD-007 was completed on July 9, 2014 at a final length of 1,185 metres.
As a result of being drilled from a platform sitting outside the mineralized intrusive, in a direction back towards the deposit, UTD-007 entered mineralization 292 metres from surface. From 292 to 800 metres, UTD-007 returned 508 metres of 0.7 g/t gold + 0.4% copper (0.8% copper equivalent at current market prices), ranking it the second highest grade hole drilled to-date at Upper Tengkereng after hole UTD-008.
The high-grade chalcocite-chalcopyrite rich zone starts at the 510-metre mark and continues to the end of the assays received to-date. From 510 to 800 metres, UTD-007 returned 290 metres of 0.8 g/t gold + 0.5% copper (1.0% copper equivalent at current market prices). The high-grade mineralization remains open down hole at a depth below 800 metres with 144 metres towards the bottom of the intercept (from 644 to 788 metres) returning 0.9 g/t gold + 0.5% copper (1.1% copper equivalent at current market prices).
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- From To Intercept Gold Copper Gold Eq. Copper Eq. (m) (m) (m) (g/t) (%) (g.t) (%) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 292 800 508 0.65 0.38 1.3 0.8 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Incl. 510 800 290 0.83 0.49 1.7 1.0 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Incl. 510 598 88 0.93 0.53 1.8 1.1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- And 644 788 144 0.94 0.48 1.7 1.1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Copper Eq. & Gold Eq. calculated using current market prices. No adjustments have been made for metallurgical recovery as these remain uncertain at this time.
The initial objective of hole UTD-007 was to drill a vertical hole into the first high-grade zone discovered at Upper Tengkereng in an attempt to determine the true vertical width of that high-grade zone as well as determine how close to surface the high-grade zone actually begins. This objective was unfortunately not met as the location of the drill pad emerged too far east of the deposit and high-grade zone. As a result a new drill platform has been built, directly above the high-grade zone from which UTD-010 is currently being drilled to achieve the original objective of UTD-007.
Following completion of UTD-007, the rig was moved approximately 50 metres to the west to a newly built drill platform from which UTD-010 is currently being drilled (see updated maps and charts in the investor presentation on the Barisan Gold website). UTD-010 is being drilled at a 90 degree vertical angle. Drilling at hole UTD-009 began on July 16, 2014. As of July 21, 2014, UTD-010 had reach 198 metres in length and had not yet entered the high-grade zone.
Barisan Gold retained the laboratory services of PT Intertek Utama Services of Jakarta, Indonesia, which, in the case of UTD-007, employed the fire assay method (FA50) on gold samples and for other precious and base metal analyses, ICP with multi acid digestion.
Dibiansyah Hamid, MAIG, the designated QP within the meaning of NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the content of this release.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, visit the Company's website at www.barisangold.com
About Barisan Gold Corporation
Barisan Gold (TSX VENTURE:BG) is a Canadian-based minerals exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BG". The Company is engaged in the exploration, acquisition and development of mineral properties in Indonesia. Barisan Gold currently owns and operates two gold and gold-copper properties in Indonesia's Aceh Province on the northern tip of Sumatra Island, namely the Barisan gold-copper porphyry belt and the Abong epithermal gold project. Barisan Gold currently has 40,721,186 shares outstanding.
Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this News Release, which are not historical in nature, constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of that phrase under applicable Canadian securities law. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements or information concerning future work programs at the Company's Upper Tengkereng Porphyry prospect, results and timing of any work programs, the Company's performance or events as of the date hereof. These statements reflect management's current assumptions and expectations and by their nature are subject to certain underlying assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or events to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Those risks include the interpretation of drill results; the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with our expectations; commodity and currency price fluctuation; failure to obtain adequate financing; regulatory, recovery rates, refinery costs, and other relevant conversion factors, permitting and licensing risks; and general market and mining exploration risks. Forward-looking statements should not be construed as investment advice. Readers should perform a detailed, independent investigation and analysis of the Company and are encouraged to seek independent professional advice before making any investment decision. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements to reflect events or changes in circumstances that occur after the date hereof.
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