Equinox Exploration Corp. Continues Drilling and Reports Grab Samples from 0.31% to 22.10% Copper from Its Binghampton Copper Queen Project in West Central Arizona NOV 27 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) continues to drill at its Binghampton Copper Queen volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Project near Prescott, Arizona within the Arizona Copper Belt. Equinox is also reporting assay results from preliminary grab sampling on the Binghampton Trend, Belgium Trend and an unnamed intermediate transition zone. Key points are:
Equinox Exploration Corp. Grab Samples 2.63% to 9.68% Copper from New Copper Manto Mineralization at Aura, Chile Nov 20 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) announces that it continues to locate new copper manto mineralization during its on-going exploration program at its Aura copper project in the Atacama Desert Region of north central Chile. A total of 6 mantos have been identified to date. Equinox is reporting the new results along with results from sampling earlier this year that ranged from 0.88% to 4.40% copper.
The North manto is the best exposed, opened at a number of locations along 200 metres of strike. The North manto varied in width from 30 to 100 centimetres. It appears to be sub-parallel to the South manto and strikes at 230 degrees with vertical to steep southeast dips. Chrysocolla is common in all exposures. The four samples taken moving from south to north along the exposures returned: 3.03% Cu over 0.60 metres; 2.04% Cu over 0.30 metres; 3.06% Cu over 1.00 metre and 3.11% Cu over 0.60 metres.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Corey Dias to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Dias brings a wealth of capital markets experience to the Company, accumulated over his nine years in the market. Moreover, Mr. Dias's years of strategic consulting experience with a major U.S. management consulting firm put him in an ideal position to provide unique insight and guidance with regard to the Company's vision for further growth.
Mr. Dias began his capital markets career in institutional equity research at CIBC in the Canadian Telecommunications sector and has gained further equity research and equity sales experience in other sectors - including mining - at other boutique investment firms. In addition, Mr. Dias was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, a major U.S.-based hedge fund, where he was involved in the management of a $400 million investment portfolio. Mr. Dias's past experience also includes time spent as a management consultant in the Stockholm office of The Monitor Group, a U.S.-based strategy-consulting firm. During his time there, he gained invaluable experience in understanding and resolving top management challenges at major corporations in various industries.
Mr. Dias holds a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Equinox Exploration Corp. Mobilizes Drill Rig to Its Binghampton Copper Queen Project in West Central Arizona Sep 20 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2012) - Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) has mobilized a reverse circulation drill rig to its Binghampton Copper Queen (BCQ) volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Project near Prescott, Arizona within the Arizona Copper Belt. Key points are:
Drilling is expected to commence early next week Initial drilling will concentrate on the Copper Queen trend, one of the four VMS trends on the BCQ property The Copper Queen mine was developed on several levels but never placed into production due legal issues The Arizona Geological Survey recorded an historic production of 1,413 short tons grading 9.95% copper, 0.25% zinc, 54.2 grams per tonne silver and 3.3 grams per tonne gold for the Copper Queen mine The drilling will initially focus within the Copper Queen mine and then test the strike extensions of the Copper Queen mineralization before moving on to the other VMS trends on the BCQ property (Binghampton, Fraction and Halfmoon)
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/10/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) announces it has closed the acquisition of Mineral Pro Chile, SPA (MPC) securing the Aura Mining Lease which includes the Aura Property. Activity has continued at the Aura Property, an oxide copper manto project, 31 kilometres southeast of Copiapo, Chile, allowing Equinox to commence shipments of ore to the Enami processing facility at the end of September.
Over the last few months, Equinox has completed extensive road improvements to allow haul truck access to multiple sites within the lease. Heavy equipment including haul trucks have been purchased. Upgrades to onsite housing and facilities have been completed. These improvements, upgrades and purchases are aimed at increasing production rates from the Aura Property.
Equinox Exploration Corp. Reports Grab Samples From 0.01% to 22.49% Copper From Its Binghampton Copper Queen Project in West Central Arizona Sep 5 2012
-- The Halfmoon Trend is 1.3 kilometres long, 100 to 200 metres wide and open at both ends. Prospecting and sampling found 11 shafts, 7 adits, 9 trenches and 14 prospect pits along the trend. -- Grab rocks samples from the outcrops and the various workings along the Halfmoon Trend ranged from 0.01% Cu to 22.49% Cu. -- Complete sampling details can be found in the following table. -- The results from the HELITEM EM survey remain outstanding.
Equinox Exploration Corp. Reports Grab Samples from 0.32% to 18.35% Copper from Its Binghampton Copper Queen Project in West Central Arizona Jul 24, 2012
Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE: EQX) (Equinox) has received assay results from preliminary grab sampling underground at Copper Queen and surface trench sampling at its Binghamton Copper Queen volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Project near Prescott, Arizona within the Arizona Copper Belt. Key points are:
- Grab rocks samples from surface ranged from 0.32% Cu to 18.35% Cu
- Grab underground samples from the Copper Queen ranged from 0.36% Cu to 8.30% Cu
- Complete sampling details can be found in the following table
- Underground channel sampling will begin the week of July 23, 2012 at Copper Queen.
- The results from the HELITEM EM survey remain outstanding
The underground sampling consisted of chip grab samples of copper mineralization from the walls and backs of the adits and drifts at various locations along the accessible levels, sub-levels and stopes. Mineralization generally consisted of 1 mm to 5 cm chalcopyrite seams within a 2 to 4 metre wide, steeply dipping silica rich zone. Bornite is also common within the chalcopyrite and pyrite is rare.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/30/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) -
As provided under the terms of the agreement announced May2, 2012, for consideration of $275,000, Equinox has purchased the remaining 60% interest in the Copper Queen property, a 353.7 acre tract of 26 Federal patented mining claims on private land immediately adjacent to the Binghampton Property.
The Binghampton Property consists of a 100% interest in a tract of land that includes state permits, unpatented mining claims on federal land, and private land totaling 4331.8 acres. The Binghampton Property also included a 40% interest in an additional 353.7 acre tract of land immediately adjacent, with an agreement in place to acquire the remaining 60% interest within 90 days of the original transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Equinox has purchased the remaining 60% interest for a $275,000 additional consideration.
Equinox Exploration Corp. Completes HELITEM Airborne Geophysical Survey at the Binghampton-Copper Queen Property, Arizona - Jul 11, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 11, 2012) - Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) has completed a 475 line kilometre HELITEM electromagnetic and magnetic survey at its volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) Binghampton Copper Queen project located in west central Arizona. Key points are:
- The survey was completed by Fugro Airborne Surveys of Mississaugua, Ontario
- 475 line kilometres were flown at 100 metre line spacings
- 3D modeling of the data is being undertaken by International Geophysical Services, LLC of Lakewood, Colorado
- Initial interpretations are expected within the month
The 2,032 hectare Binghampton Copper Queen property lies in Yavapai county, Arizona, within the Arizona copper belt, home to historically significant mines, including the Bagdad, Crown King and Jerome mines.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/10/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Tim Henneberry, P. Geo., to the Company's Advisory Board and as its Qualified Person, as defined in National Instrument 43-101, responsible for reviewing and approving the technical content of Equinox news releases. Mr. Henneberry's role initially, as Technical Advisor, will be to review and oversee the Company's exploration activities of its current copper projects in North America (the Binghampton Copper Queen Property and the North Star Project, both in Arizona) and in South America (the Aura Mining Lease in Chile).
Mr. Henneberry authored the "43-101 Technical Report Binghampton Copper Queen Property" dated May 15, 2012, in his capacity as an independent qualified person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101 (see Equinox news release dated June 12, 2012). The Technical Report, prepared for Equinox, highlights that Binghampton Copper Queen is a property of merit and makes recommendations for a multi-thrust exploration program which includes property mapping and prospecting, rock sampling and airborne geophysics.