Panoro Minerals Announces Results from Ongoing Exploration at Cotabambas Cu/Au/Ag Project, Peru
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Panoro Minerals Announces Results from Ongoing Exploration at Cotabambas Cu/Au/Ag Project, Peru

VANCOUVER, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Panoro Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: PML) (Lima: PML) (Frankfurt: PZM) ("Panoro", the "Company") Panoro is pleased to report additional assay results from its 100% owned Cotabambas porphyry copper-gold-silver project located in southern Peru. The drill results include step out drill holes to both the east and west sides of the Ccalla deposit.  Some highlights are as follows:

  • Drillhole CB-81A intersected  54.6m of supergene enriched chalcocite mineralization grading 1.04% Cu, 0.15g/t Au and 1.4g/t Ag including 28.9m grading 1.59% Cu, 0.20g/t Au and 1.5g/t Ag immediately underlying 40.1m of supergene copper oxide mineralization averaging 0.41% Cu, 0.27g/t Au and 2.8g/t Ag
  • Drillhole CB-82 intersected 29.6m of supergene enriched copper oxide mineralization grading 1.52% Cu, 0.14g/t Au and 1.7g/t Ag and underlain by 450.2m of primary copper mineralization averaging 0.23% Cu, 0.13g/t Au and 1.7g/t Ag.
  • Drillhole CB-83 intersected 47.1m of supergene copper oxides averaging 0.58% Cu, 0.16g/t Au and 1.6g/t Ag, including 24.0m grading 0.87% Cu, 0.12g/t Au and 1.6g/t Ag, and underlain by 111.1m of primary copper mineralization averaging 0.21% Cu, 0.06g/t Au and 1.2g/t Ag.

The following table details the more significant intersections:

Drillhole From (m) To (m) Metres Cu (%) Au (g/t) Ag (g/t) Mo (%) Zone
CB-72 0.0 16.0 16.0 0.59 0.05 1 0.0006 oxide
"" 16.0 47.6 31.6 0.15 0.05 1 0.0005 mixed
"" 54.4 506.4 452.0 0.17 0.04 2 0.0073 primary
including 345.8 431.8 86.0 0.21 0.05 2 0.0098 primary
including 493.5 506.4 12.9 0.42 0.07 2 0.0137 primary
CB-77 0.0 30.0 30.0 0.36 0.17 2 0.0014 supergene
"" 40.0 58.0 18.0 0.15 0.05 2 0.0026 primary
"" 433.9 472.4 38.5 0.2 0.12 4 0.0027 primary
"" 649.5 664.9 15.4 0.21 0.02 2 0.0030 primary
"" 689.1 709.5 20.4 0.16 0.06 3 0.0059 primary
"" 720.0 737.4 17.4 0.26 0.03 2 0.0050 primary
CB-81A 0.0 40.1 40.1 0.41 0.27 3 0.0010 oxide
"" 40.1 94.8 54.7 1.04 0.15 1 0.0013 supergene
including 40.1 69.0 28.9 1.59 0.20 2 0.0015 supergene
"" 94.8 351.7 257.0 0.18 0.08 2 0.0024 primary
"" 351.7 416.7 65.1 0.22 0.06 2 0.0130 primary
"" 445.7 540.4 94.7 0.17 0.04 2 0.0149 primary
"" 540.4 667.7 127.3 0.17 0.04 3 0.0079 primary
"" 751.1 801.8 50.8 0.18 0.05 4 0.0022 primary
"" 866.9 919.9 53.0 0.19 0.03 3 0.0022 primary
CB-82 0.0 10.2 10.2 0.08 0.5 3 0.0023 leach
"" 10.2 28.2 18.0 0.19 0.29 2 0.0023 mixed
"" 28.2 57.8 29.6 1.52 0.14 2 0.0016 oxide
"" 57.8 70.6 12.8 0.16 0.05 1 0.0008 mixed
"" 70.6 520.9 450.3 0.23 0.13 2 0.0024 primary
including 194.4 248.7 54.3 0.34 0.27 2 0.0031 primary
including 317.1 380.1 63.0 0.37 0.24 3 0.0020 primary
CB-82 686.8 754.8 68.0 0.20 0.09 11 0.0011 primary
CB-83 0.0 5.5 5.5 0.09 0.28 3 0.0013 leach
"" 5.5 52.7 47.2 0.58 0.16 2 0.0016 oxide
"" 52.7 56.7 4.0 0.50 0.08 1 0.0090 supergene
"" 56.7 167.8 111.1 0.21 0.06 1 0.0037 primary
"" 252.0 309.5 57.6 0.16 0.03 1 0.0059 primary
CB-84 0.0 11.9 11.9 0.43 0.16 1 0.0013 oxide
"" 11.9 26.5 14.6 0.19 0.07 1 0.0016 mixed
"" 35.9 59.9 24.0 0.21 0.07 1 0.0013 mixed
"" 59.9 203.9 144.0 0.14 0.04 1 0.0037 primary
"" 243.3 441.6 198.3 0.15 0.04 2 0.0113 primary
CB-85 6.7 20.6 13.9 0.22 0.15 2 0.0017 supergene
"" 38.6 60.6 22.0 0.13 0.07 1 0.0013 supergene
"" 60.6 90.2 29.6 0.30 0.12 2 0.0017 supergene
"" 90.2 156.2 66.1 0.16 0.08 2 0.0013 primary

Step Out Drill Holes to East Side of Ccalla Deposit

Hole CB-72 was a step out hole drilled from the same site as previously reported hole CB-79. It is located parallel to, but 150 m south of previously reported hole CB-68 which identified a new zone of primary mineralization to east of the Ccalla deposit. A 16.0m thick copper oxide zone grading 0.59% Cu, 0.05g/t Au and 1.0g/t Ag was followed by 451.9m of primary mineralization grading 0.17% Cu, 0.04g/t Au, 2.5g/t Ag, At depth, two intervals with high levels of molybdenum were intersected, including 86m grading 0.42% Cu, 0.07g/t Au, 2.5g/t Ag and 0.0137% Mo, and 12.9m grading 0.18% Cu, 0.04g/t Au, 1.6g/t Ag and 0.0106%Mo.

Hole CB-77 was a step out hole drilled parallel to and 100m to the south of hole CB-72. From surface to 30.0m, a zone of supergene chalcocite mineralization grading 0.36% Cu, 0.17g/t Au and 2.0g/t Ag was intersected. At depth, various intervals of primary mineralization with grades ranging between 0.15% and 0.26% Cu were encountered.

Hole CB-81A was positioned to test below the pit shell limits as defined in AMEC's recent technical report. The interval from surface to 40.1m depth consisted of supergene oxide mineralization grading 0.41% Cu, 0.27g/t Au and 2.8g/t Ag. This was followed by 54.7m of supergene chalcocite mineralization grading 1.04 %Cu, 0.15 g/t Au and 1.4 g/t Ag, including 28.9m grading 1.59% Cu, 0.20 g/t Au and 2 g/t Ag. Below this, a number of intervals of primary mineralization up to 257m long were encountered.

Hole CB-82 was collared on the site of previously published hole CB-74 but with a steeper inclination. A leached cap grading 0.08% Cu, 0.50 Au g/t and 2.7 g/t Ag was intersected from surface to 10.2m.  From 28.2m to 57.8m, a 29.6m interval of supergene oxide mineralization graded 1.52% Cu, 0.14 g/t Au and 2 g/t Ag, This was underlain by 450.2m of primary mineralization grading 0.23% Cu, 0.13g/t Au and 1.7g/t Ag.  At depth in this hole, as well as in CB-84 described below, elevated values of silver and zinc were found to be associated with phyllic alteration.

Hole CB-84 was located parallel to and between holes CB-68 and CB-79.From surface to 11.9m consisted of supergene oxide mineralization grading 0.435% Cu, 0.16g/t Au and 1.2 g/t Ag. This was followed by two intercepts of mixed supergene and primary mineralization grading from 0.19% Cu to 0.21% Cu over 14.6m and 24.0m respectively overlying 144.0m of primary mineralization grading 0.14% Cu, 0.04g/t Au and 1.2 g/t Ag. Beginning at a depth of 243.3m, a 198.2m interval with elevated levels of molybdenum graded 0.15% Cu, 0.04g/t Au, 1.6g/t Ag and 0.0113% Mo.

Step Out Drill Holes to West Side of the Ccalla Deposit

Hole CB-83 was a step out hole drilled parallel to and 200m to the west of hole CB-17. From surface to 5.50m, it intersected leach cap grading 0.28 g/t Au and 3.4 g/t Ag. This was immediately underlain by 47.1m of supergene oxide mineralization grading 0.58% Cu and then 4.0m of supergene chalcocite mineralization grading 0.50% Cu. Beginning at 56.6m, a 111.1m interval of primary mineralization grading 0.21% Cu was encountered.

Hole CB-85 was a step out hole drilled parallel to but 150m to the west of hole CB-09. From surface to a depth of 90.15m, several different horizons of supergene mineralization were encountered, including 13.9m grading 0.22% Cu, 0.15 g/t Au and, 2 g/t Ag and a further 29.5m grading 0.30% Cu, 0.12 g/t Au and 2.5 g/t Ag. The hole was terminated at a depth of 156.2 metres after intersecting 66.1m of primary mineralization grading 0.16% Cu, 0.08 g/t Au and 1.7 g/t Ag.

A map showing the locations of the drill holes is available at Panoro's website, Three drills continue working and another three will arrive before December to push the step-out, exploration and infill drilling targetting continued growth of the resource and upgrade of the high grade pit area to the Indicated and Measured categories.

About Panoro

Panoro's strategic focus is to move its advanced stage projects to the feasibility and development stages and to explore its other projects. The Company owns the advanced Cotabambas Copper-Gold and Antilla Copper-Molybdenum Projects which include Inferred level resources of:

Cotabambas:   404.1 Mt @ 0.42% Cu, 0.23g/t Au and 2.84g/t Ag @ 0.2% Cueq cut-off (AMEC 2012)
(in situ content of 3.75 billion lbs. Cu, 3.0 million oz. Au, 36.9 million oz. Ag)
Antilla:   154 Mt @ 0.47% Cu and 0.009% Mo @ 0.25% Cu cut-off (AMEC, 2009)
(in-situ content of 1.6 billion lbs. Cu and 30 million lbs. Mo)

Panoro's significant portfolio of properties is located primarily in the south-eastern region of Peru. This region contains a number of important copper and copper/gold deposits including Xstrata's Las Bambas and Antapaccay Copper Projects and the Tintaya Copper Mine. In September 2010, Xstrata announced US$5.7 billion of investment to develop the Las Bambas and Antapaccay projects. The region also includes First Quantum Minerals' Haquira Copper Project, HudBay Minerals' Constancia Copper Project and Southern Copper's Los Chancas Copper Project.

Luis Vela, a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information in this press release.

On behalf of the Board of Panoro Minerals Ltd.

Luquman Shaheen, M.B.A., P.Eng., P.E.
President & CEO

This release was prepared by management of the Company who takes full responsibility for its contents. 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:

Panoro Minerals Ltd.
Luquman Shaheen, President & CEO
Phone: 604.684.4246
Fax: 604.684.4200

Renmark Financial Communications Inc. 
Barbara Komorowski:
Barry Mire:
Media - Lynn Butler:
Tel.: (416) 644-2020 or (514) 939-3989

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Panoro is an exploration copper company based in Canada.

Panoro develops copper and molybdenum in Peru.

Its main asset in development is ANTILLA in Peru and its main exploration properties are COTABAMBAS, EL ROSAL, LA RAMADA and COCHASAYHUAS in Peru.

Panoro is listed in Canada, in Germany and in United States of America. Its market capitalisation is CA$ 86.5 millions as of today (US$ 67.9 millions, € 55.3 millions).

Its stock quote reached its highest recent level on April 06, 2007 at CA$ 0.94, and its lowest recent point on March 13, 2009 at CA$ 0.06.

Panoro has 258 150 000 shares outstanding.

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