Timberline Resources Corporation

Published : January 12th, 2009

Receives Positive Hydrogeologic Test Results at Its Butte Highlands Gold Project

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January 12, 2009 - Coeur d'Alene - Timberline Resources Corporation (NYSE Alternext:TLR) today announced the completion of a hydrogeologic study at its 100-percent owned, royalty-free Butte Highlands Gold Project in southwestern Montana. The positive results of the study represent a significant milestone in the permitting process and the proposed underground exploration and development schedule.  The study was a requirement for permit application and Timberline anticipates submitting the underground permit application to the State of Montana Department of Environmental Quality in the first quarter of 2009.

 

In support of the study, the Company drilled a 1,167-foot groundwater monitoring well to identify groundwater quantity and quality at the project site and sampled surface water from local stream systems.  The borehole tests yielded 12 gallons of water per minute for the full length of the monitoring well which is within the range anticipated by Timberline and Small Mine Development, LLC ("SMD"). The hydrogeologic study considered local geology, precipitation, hydrologic basins, and other pertinent information needed to predict water inflow into the anticipated underground workings.   Resulting data was used by AMEC Geomatrix to develop a Conceptual Hydrological Model of the deposit to predict potential mine inflow during planned exploration and mine production activities. 

 

Butte Highlands is located 15 miles south of Butte, Montana within a favorable geologic domain that has hosted several multi-million ounce gold deposits including Butte, Golden Sunlight, Montana Tunnels, and Virginia City. The property was extensively drilled by Placer Dome, Battle Mountain, ASARCO, and Orvana Minerals in the 1980s and 1990s, and contains historic mineralization outlined by Orvana (not compliant with NI 43-101 or SEC Guide 7) exceeding 500,000 ounces of gold at a grade of nearly 0.3 oz/t.  Past drilling highlights include gold intercepts of 50 feet of 0.65 oz/t, 31 feet of 1.06 oz/t, and 11.5 feet of 1.99 oz/t.

 

Timberline recently announced plans to form a 50/50 joint-venture with SMD at Butte Highlands. Under terms of the agreement, Timberline will be carried to production by SMD which will fund all project development costs and begin development this summer. Timberline's 50-percent share of project costs will be paid out of proceeds from future mine production. The partnership is mutually regarded by Timberline and SMD as a model for future opportunities in underground mine development and mining. 

 

This press release has been reviewed and approved by Paul Dircksen, a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.

 

Timberline Resources Corporation has taken the complementary businesses of mining services and mineral exploration and combined them into a unique, forward-thinking investment vehicle that provides investors exposure to both the "picks and shovels" and "blue sky" aspects of the mining industry. Timberline has contract drilling subsidiaries in the western United States and Mexico and an exploration division focused on district-scale gold projects with the potential for near-term, low-cost development. The Company is forming a 50/50 joint-venture with Small Mine Development, LLC at Timberline's 100 percent owned, royalty-free Butte Highlands Gold Project, which is scheduled for development beginning in 2009. Timberline is listed on the NYSE Alternext US and trades under the symbol "TLR".

 

Statements contained herein that are not based upon current or historical fact are forward-looking in nature. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Company's expectations about its future operating results, performance and opportunities that involve substantial risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to the Company's 50/50 joint venture with SMD, the development and production of the Company's Butte Highlands project, and the Company's expected operations in 2009. When used herein, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan," "intend" and "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to Timberline Resources Corporation, or its management, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the Company's actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, such factors, including risk factors, discussed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for the year ended September 30, 2008. Except as required by the Federal Securities law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

 

Contact Information:

John Swallow, Chairman
Phone: 208.664.4859

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Timberline Res. is a gold exploration company based in United states of america.

Timberline Res. holds various exploration projects in USA.

Its main assets in development are SOUTH EUREKA and LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN in USA and its main exploration properties are SOUTH RATTO RIDGE, SECRET CANYON, ICBM, EAST BULL, LUCKY LUKE, MINTON PASS, STANDARD CREEK, SANTA ROSA CALIFORNIA, WINDFALL-HOOSAC and BUTTE HIGHLANDS in USA.

Timberline Res. is listed in United States of America. Its market capitalisation is US$ 3.2 millions as of today (€ 2.9 millions).

Its stock quote reached its highest recent level on August 26, 2011 at US$ 9.96, and its lowest recent point on December 21, 2018 at US$ 0.05.

Timberline Res. has 36 027 819 shares outstanding.

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