ECR Minerals plc (the “Company”) is a mineral exploration and development company incorporated in England & Wales. ECR’s wholly owned Australian subsidiary Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd has 100% ownership of the Avoca, Bailieston, Moormbool and Timor gold exploration licences in Central Victoria, Australia.

Exploration for gold in Victoria is ECR’s current focus. A map of the Victorian licences can be viewed here. For the latest updates, please see our regulatory announcements.

ECR has earned a 25% interest in the Danglay epithermal gold project, an advanced exploration project located in a prolific gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines. An NI43-101 technical report was completed in respect of the Danglay project in December 2015.

ECR’s wholly owned Argentine subsidiary Ochre Mining has 100% ownership of the SLM gold project in La Rioja, Argentina. Exploration at SLM has focused on identifying small tonnage mesothermal gold deposits which may be suitable for relatively near-term production.

ECR shares are listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange with the symbol ECR.

(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)






LONDON: 2 SEPTEMBER 2014 - ECR Minerals plc is pleased to provide the following update on activities at the SLM gold project in Argentina. The SLM project area is 100% held by ECR’s wholly owned Argentine subsidiary Ochre Mining SA (“Ochre”).

Results of Sampling Historical Trenches in JV-14 Zone

Further to ECR’s announcement of 21 July 2014, assay results from the programme of cleaning and sampling historical trenches in and around the JV-14 zone referred to by that announcement have been received and are disclosed in Table 1 below.

Several very high grade assay results up to 66.40g/t gold (over 0.67m) were obtained from channel sampling within and nearby the trenches. Other highlights from channel sampling included 27.80g/t gold over 1.20m and 27.00g/t gold over 0.50m. Rock chip sampling within the trenches returned assay results up to 30.60g/t gold.

A series of maps relating to the sampling results disclosed in this news release may be viewed at: The maps are for illustration only and should not be relied upon for technical purposes.

Historical drilling data included on certain of the maps is as disclosed in the Company’s news release dated 24 June 2014 and is subject to the cautionary statements therein.




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