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Category : Atacama Puna Program

December 01, 2014

Mirasol reports start of field campaign for the Frontera JV in the Miocene Arc gold-copper program of northern Chile

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, December 1, 2014 – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) Mirasol initiates reconnaissance program on Frontera JV in Mirasol’s Miocene Arc generative program in northern Chile, targeting large epithermal gold and porphyry copper deposits. The Frontera JV encompasses 15 early-stage claim blocks covering approximately 22,400 hectares, including claim blocks that are contiguous with Mirasol’s 100%-owned Atlas and Titan Projects. Satellite image analysis shows large-scale alteration systems and prospective structural settings within some of the claims […]

November 10, 2014

Mirasol reports geophysical results and the start of drilling at the Rubi JV with First Quantum in northern Chile

VANCOUVER, BC, November 10th, 2014 – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) IP and MT geophysical surveys completed; anomalies detected in two prospects. Integrated target selection is complete for this phase of drilling. Drill permit granted late August; and drill contract signed. Drilling of phase 1 program commenced mid-October, 2014. Mirasol is pleased to report that First Quantum Minerals (First Quantum) has commenced the Phase I drilling campaign at the Rubi JV porphyry copper – gold project in the […]

September 03, 2014

Mirasol provides exploration update on Rubi copper-gold porphyry JV with First Quantum Minerals in Northern Chile

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, September 3, 2014 – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) 3D modelling of helicopter air magnetics survey with leading-edge technology Completed extensive property-wide soil geochemical program Detailed gravity survey being used to model depth of post-mineral gravel cover Alteration vectoring studies undertaken Completed systematic mapping and sampling of areas of outcrop Integrated targeting and modelling underway 8 preliminary targets identified both in outcrop and gravel-covered areas Electrical geophysical test-lines in progress over key targets Drill […]

August 27, 2014

Mirasol and First Quantum Minerals sign Definitive Exploration Option and Joint Venture Agreement for the Rubi Property, Chile

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, August 27th, 2014 – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) is pleased to announce that on the 14th August, 2014 it signed the definitive Option and Joint Venture Agreement (the “Definitive Agreement”) with its partner, First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum”) for the exploration and development of its 100%-owned, 13,659 hectare Rubi Property, located in the El Salvador copper-gold mining district of Region III, northern Chile (see news release September 18, 2013). The Definitive Agreement […]

July 23, 2014

Mirasol advances Atlas AGZ prospect in the Miocene belt of Chile with new rock chip and trench gold – silver results

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, July 23, 2014 – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) At the AGZ (Atlas Gold Zone) prospect surface rock chip sampling has outlined an 800 by 500 m area hosting multiple gold-anomalous quartz-alunite alteration trends, with 55 of 473 rock chips assaying between 1.0 and 50.3 g/t gold. Detailed re-sampling of existing AGZ trenches which lie within the area of the rock chip gold anomaly returned best length-weighted average channel samples of: 8.4 m at […]

July 18, 2014

Mirasol reports high-grade gold and silver assays associated with geophysical anomalies at the Atlas project, Chile

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, July 18th, 2014 — Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) AGZ prospect – Rock chip samples from this gold-enriched zone outline an 800 by 500 m area hosting multiple vuggy silica structures with up to 50.3 g/t Au and 56.9 g/t Ag. ASZ prospect – Rock chip samples from this silver-enriched zone outline 700 m long trend with hydrothermal breccia and silicified tuffs returning new silver results up to 215.0 g/t Ag and anomalous gold […]

February 26, 2014

Mirasol Expands Targets at Atlas High-sulphidation Silver-gold Project in the Gorbea Belt, Chile

View PDF Mirasol believes it has identified a significant, new precious metal district in Chile — the Gorbea Belt. lMirasol’s Atlas and Titan projects are the most advanced of nine 100%-owned, precious metal projects comprising its Gorbea Belt property portfolio in the prolifically mineralized Miocene-age volcanic belt of Chile. New rock chip assays, including up to 492.0 g/t Ag expand the Atlas Gold Zone (AGZ) and Atlas Silver Zone (ASZ) prospects. New prospects were identified with new float rock and […]

February 24, 2014

Mirasol Provides Update on Aggressive Exploration Program on the Rubi copper-gold JV Project in Northern Chile

View PDF   First Quantum starts aggressive exploration program at Rubi JV with 2,460 line km detailed helimag survey of entire property Initial magnetic interpretation by Mirasol suggests regional structural setting is analogous with other Eocene – Oligocene porphyry district of northern Chile Helimag survey identified anomalies at the Portezuelo and Lithocap prospects that are consistent with large-scale alteration systems Additional magnetic anomalies, evident through the gravel cover, in the Pampa del Inca plain may represent new exploration targets First […]

November 25, 2013

Mirasol reports positive drill results from Titan gold project in Chile

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, November 25, 2013 — Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R) Mirasol is pleased to report results for its 15 hole, 3,218 metre reverse circulation (RC) drill program at its 100%-owned Titan gold project, in the prospective Miocene-aged gold — copper belt of northern Chile. The Titan project is part of a large alteration system (Figure 1) outlined by ASTER satellite imagery and magnetic anomalies, and further delineated by recently completed extensions to ground magnetic surveys […]

September 18, 2013

Mirasol Options the Rubi Copper Property to First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

View PDF VANCOUVER, BC, September 18, 2013. Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ, Frankfurt: M8R)(“Mirasol”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding Letter Agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum”) (the “Agreement”) for the exploration and development of its 100%-owned, 13,659-hectare Rubi Property, located in the historic El Salvador copper-gold mining district of Region III, northern Chile. . The Agreement provides for First Quantum to earn a 55% interest in the Rubi Property upon completion of a […]