2010, VANCOUVER, B.C.
â€“ ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (ABR-TSX:V) (â€œAshburtonâ€ or
that the assay results have been received from the 1,006 m diamond drill
program completed in March, 2010 on the Chukuni property in Red Lake,
Ontario. While the drill program was a
technical success in explaining the source of the IP anomalies as above average
sulphide concentrations the program did not encounter significant gold values.
Drill hole CH10-04 did
encounter anomalous Pyrite-Chalcopyrite mineralization in the form of stringers
and disseminations in a weak discontinuous alteration envelope of chlorite and
staurolite over a core length of 95 m.
Ashburton Ventures Inc. has an
option agreement with Solitaire Minerals Corp (SLT-TSX:V) to acquire a 60%
interest in the Chukuni Property. Mr. Andrew Tims, P.Geo has operated as the
Company’s qualified person under National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Andrew Tims
has reviewed the technical content of this news release and confirms its
accuracy. Mr. Andrew Tims is independent of the Company.
Ashburton Ventures is a junior exploration company
actively seeking mineral and energy opportunities for the benefit of all its
stakeholders. For more information please visit the Companyâ€™s website located
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