FOX ISLAND, Wash., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BHWX), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Golden Black Hawk, sent additional samples from potential gold bearing dumps to ALS Chemex for analysis. The results of this sampling will be available within the next 10 days. Special attention will be given for any coarse gold findings.
Phase 2 exploration begins with a dump sampling program using an auger drill and will commence around July 12th, 2010. From North to South the principal target zones being analyzed for gold and silver values are the Auld Lang Syne, Black Hole, and the Monroe mineralization sites. (See Map on the www.BlackHawkExploration.com Website).
Cumulatively the three sites to be drilled contain approximately 50,000 tons of material. CEO Kevin M. Murphy stated, "This signals the start of our Phase 2 program to delineate gold and silver reserves at Dun Glen and reinforces our commitment to bring Black Hawk Exploration into the ranks of other gold and silver producers. Management and our consulting geologists, Hunsaker, Inc. will be at Dun Glen for Phase 2 and we believe these times will be a significant period in the history of Black Hawk, and Dun Glen for our shareholders." Golden Black Hawk had values ranging from less than detection to 4.77 ounces per ton gold.
Of the 3 major surface target areas in past samples, each associated dump target had an overall average of:
Auld Lang Syne
0.015 Oz Per Ton Gold
0.23 Oz Per Ton Gold
0.04 Oz Per Ton Gold
The sampling on the Black Hole and Monroe dumps had areas on the dumps with numerous values higher than 0.2 oz. per ton gold. The Black Hole, in particular, had 18 out of 87 samples greater than 0.2 oz per ton gold and four samples were greater than 0.8 oz per ton gold (0.83, 1.86, 4.27, and 4.77 opt gold).
About Black Hawk Exploration, Inc.:
Black Hawk is a diversified metals and energy exploration company with its current focus on gold and silver discovery through its Dun Glen holdings. Black Hawk is committed to an aggressive program of value added property acquisition, project generation, asset diversity and building Shareholder value.
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SOURCE Black Hawk Exploration, Inc.