STARTS EXPLORATION AT THE
MINE PROPERTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Strongbow Exploration Inc. (SBW: TSXV) is pleased to announce
the start of exploration at the recently acquired Parker gold mine property, North
Carolina. Initial work will include geochemical surveys,
followed by ground geophysics and a drilling program in June 2011. Geochemical
surveys will evaluate undisturbed areas of the property, including a strong
multi-element geochemical anomaly located at the Crystal Hill target area,
approximately 600 m (2000 ft) along strike to the southwest of the historic
The geochemical program will also include an
evaluation of a 500 acre property covering prospective geology approximately
600 metres north of the historic Barringer mine, one
of the Gold Hill district?s most important past
producers and the location of North Carolina?s first
discovered gold-bearing quartz veins.
The Parker gold mine is located within the Gold Hill
mining district of the Carolina Slate Belt, approximately 30 km south of the
Champion Hills trend currently being explored by Revolution Resources (RV:TSX)
and Romarco Minerals (R:TSX). Gold Hill is the most
productive gold producing region of North
Carolina with estimated past production of at least
160,000 ounces. The Parker mine property consists of approximately 300 acres
zoned for heavy industrial use including a mining permit issued by the North
Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Please see Strongbow news release dated March 15, 2011 for details.
An initial exploration drilling program at Strongbow’s Midway gold project, located within the Haile-Brewer gold trend of South
Carolina, is scheduled to commence in the next two weeks.
Strongbow’s 2011 exploration programs are conducted under the
supervision of David Gale, P.Geo. (BC),
Vice-President of Exploration for Strongbow and a
qualified person under NI 43-101.
STRONGBOW EXPLORATION INC.
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