LAS VEGAS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow Creek Enterprises Inc. (OTCBB: WLOC) (the "Company" or "Willow Creek") is pleased to announce that it has applied for permitting for its upcoming drill program on its Hercules Property ("Hercules").
Willow Creek has planned an exploration program of angle drill holes, both core and reverse circulation-rotary (RC). This program will attempt to confirm and enhance indicated resources with infill drilling.
"Willow Creek has established an exploration program that we feel will give us the greatest opportunity for success. This drill program will help us further define the gold zones and give us a better understanding of the mineralogy of the gold and silver at Hercules. With Gold and Silver hitting record highs in excess of $1550(USD) an ounce and nearly $50(USD) an ounce respectively, we are very excited to proceed with this next phase of exploration at Hercules," stated Terry Fields, President, Willow Creek.
About Hercules Gold & Silver Property:
The Hercules project currently consists of 88 mining claims for a total of 1760 acres, which are located in the prestigious Walker Lane Mineral Belt in southern Lyon County, Nevada, USA. The Property hosts an indicated resource of approximately 583,000 gold-equivalent ounces. Hercules is located approximately 25 miles southwest of Reno, 7 miles outside of Dayton, 10 miles from the Comstock Lode Deposit and 15 miles from the Talapoosa Mine.
The historic Walker Lane Mineral Belt in western Nevada is a highly mineralized trend that contains several world-class epithermal precious metals deposits such as:
*the Comstock Lode (estimated production of 8.6 million ounces of gold and 192 million ounces of silver);
*Round Mountain (Barrick / Kinross) (over 10 million ounces of gold produced since 1906); and
*Rawhide, Aurora, Goldfield mines.
Additional porphyry copper deposits are at Yerington (1.75 billion pounds of copper produced from 1953-1978 by Anaconda Copper Company.)
About Willow Creek Enterprises Inc.
Willow Creek is a gold, silver and base metal exploration company with the purpose of evaluating, developing and acquiring gold projects of merit with a focus on the United States, Canada and Mexico. At present, Willow Creek is focused on the exploration and development of its projects in Nevada, USA. Willow Creek has also compiled a management team that has the knowledge, experience and motivation to find quality properties at different stages of development in order to fulfill their corporate mission.
Terry Fields, President
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SOURCE Willow Creek Enterprises Inc.