Southern Empire Resources : Reports Gold Results from Oro Cruz Historical Heap Leach Pads – marketscreener.com

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July 7th, 2020 – TheNewswire –Southern Empire Resources Corp. (“Southern Empire”) (TSXV:SMP) (Frankfurt:5RE) is pleased to report gold assay results for selective grab samples collected from the surface of two historical heap leach pads located on its 2,160 hectare (5,338 acre) Oro Cruz Gold Project in Imperial County, California.

Assessment of Historical Leach Pads – Background, Objectives Highlights

Historical mining of the American Girl, Padre y Madre, Queen Oro Cruz oxide gold deposits by the American Girl Mining Joint Venture (“AGMJV”; MK Gold Company Hecla Mining Company) occurred between 1987 1996. At that time, processing was either by heap leaching of lower-grade, or milling of higher-grade, gold-mineralized materials. Operations ceased in late 1996, due to declining gold prices, leaving both the American Girl Padre y Madre historical leach pads, covering approximately 61 22 acres respectively.

Southern Empire believes that the gold-bearing material in the two historical leach pads may contain significant residual gold , as a first phase of assessment, twenty-six (26) samples were collected; 12 from the historical Padre y Madre 14 from the American Girl leach pads. Gold assay results are presented in Table 1 sample locations are presented in Figures 1 2.

David Tupper, P.Geo. Southern Empire’s VP of Exploration stated: “We are pleased to report that our preliminary surface sampling has confirmed gold is present in historical heap leach pads that remain from the former American Girl Mining Joint
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