Liberty Lake, Washington, February 23, 2015 - Hunt Mining Corp. ("Hunt" or the "Company") (TSXV: “HMX”) is pleased to provide an update regarding the ongoing activities in Argentina.
The Company, as part of its efforts to advance the development of its flagship La Josefina project, has engaged Senior Metallurgist, Byron ‘Barney’ Darnton, who has evaluated the last 2 metallurgical tests conducted on the La Josefina property. Mr. Darnton will be our chief advisor regarding the metallurgy on the projects, going forward.
Mr. Darnton is a Metallurgical Engineer, having most recently served at the Kinross Buckhorn Mine in NE Washington State, as well as the Fort Knox Mine in Alaska. Previously, Mr. Darnton had worked with Stillwater Mining, Molycorp Inc., Pegasus Gold, Montana Tunnels Mining, and others as a metallurgist and senior metallurgist.
Hunt Mining has identified over 150,000 ounces of oxidized gold equivalent at a depth of less than 75 meters, and is now involved in the development of those resources.
“We’re creating a synergistic team of seasoned professionals whose collaboration will move the Argentine projects forward”, commented Tim Hunt, Executive Chairman/CEO.
About Hunt Mining
Hunt Mining Corp. has continued to develop its properties as an active and aggressive explorer in Santa Cruz since 2006. During that time, Hunt's wholly owned subsidiary, Cerro Cazador S.A., has completed exploration activity including approximately 62,000 meters of HQ core drilling, 416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and more than 20,000 surface soil, sediment, channel, chip, and trench samples, beyond the historical work previous to the same properties. This, and additional information can be viewed at www.huntmining.com.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements. The Company has provided the forward-looking statements in reliance on assumptions that it believes are reasonable at this time. The reader is cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of the forward-looking statements may prove to be incorrect. All such forward-looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company’s control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, delays resulting from or inability to obtain required regulatory approval. The actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, the Company will derive therefrom. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.