APM Mining Limited, a
The Transaction ---------------
Gentor anticipates that 13.063 million of its previously authorized and unissued common shares will be exchanged for ownership of 100% of APM Mining Ltd. The Agreement is expected to include usual legal terms, appropriate financial disclosures and closing conditions, including approval by Gentor's Board. If this transaction is concluded, Gentor will have secured the earn-in rights to two exploration blocks in
Copper Exploration in the Sultanate of Oman -------------------------------------------
Gentor believes that the acquisition of APM Mining Ltd. will provide it with a potentially significant ground position along strikes of operating copper mines in the Sultanate of
Although copper has been mined in
Exploration in the belt has been conducted largely by the BRGM and the Japanese Development Agency JICA. Much of this work focused on the better exposed northern end of the belt. However, very limited drilling was undertaken. Blocks 5 and 8 lie in the central and southern portions of the Semail Ophiolite Belt.
If initiated, Gentor's exploration program would target high grade (+2% copper) massive sulphides "
Exploration Program -------------------
Gentor is aware that most of the early exploration work in Block 5 and Block 8 has been summarized by computer GIS specialist group Kenex. If Gentor concludes the Closing and raises sufficient exploration funds, Gentor intends to fly an airborne electro-magnetic (EM) survey to define conductive anomalies within the well defined geological stratigraphy using the Kenex database as a platform. Any EM anomalies defined by the airborne survey would be ranked and ground located, with the drilling of the most prospective targets anticipated early thereafter. This work program would be designed to target high grade (+2% copper) massive sulphide lenses similar to those discovered recently by others, using the same methods, in the north of the Belt.
Subject to conclusion of the Closing and finalization of necessary financing, Gentor has developed a
Gentor Resources Inc, is a US-based mineral exploration and development company whose projects include the IMA Mine molybdenum-tungsten-silver property in East Central Idaho. The Company's strategy is to create shareholder value by acquiring and developing highly prospective mineral properties in
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statement
This news release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical fact, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "understands," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could," or "should" occur. Information inferred from the interpretation of exploration and/or drilling results and information concerning mineral resource estimates may also be deemed to be forward looking statements, as it constitutes a prediction of what might be found to be present when and if a project is actually developed. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions.
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