Calgary, AB / ACCESSWIRE / April 25, 2014 / Teras Resources Inc. ("Teras" or the "Company") (TRA.V): is providing its shareholders with corrections to its disclosure about mineral resources on its Cahuilla project. The company's press releases during 2013 and 2014 disclosed a quantity of gross contained gold ounces in indicated resources that exceeded the quantity in its technical report by approximately 20%. The company retracts the excess indicated class gold ounce quantity.
The company's press release dated November 30, 2012 and its annual MD&A dated November 30, 2013 added the inferred resource to the indicated resource contrary to NI 43-101.
The Company retracts the combined indicated and inferred quantities and restates its current resource as follow:
INDICATED AND INFERRED GOLD AND SILVER RESOURCES
Note that all grades are in Imperial units rather than metric or both as that is the current
format of report.
A PowerPoint presentation on the Teras website prior to April 4th, 2014 stated: Golden Jubilee - located in Granite County, Montana. Demonstrates historical high grade gold mineralization and made mention of a historical resource. This statement is not correct and is retracted and the reference removed from website. There is no NI 43-101 compliant resource at the Golden Jubilee. The company used a source report that does not comply with NI 43-101 standards.
Teras continues to focus on delivering shareholder value by developing its Cahuilla project in Imperial County, California. As of March 28th, 2014 the Company completed the planned 7 diamond core holes of its current angled drill program with respective depths of 500, 650, 600, 500, 600, 428 and 528 feet respectably. Core has been shipped and will continue to be shipped to Inspectorate Lab in Reno Nevada. The results of the drilling will be released once received.
Teras is focused on developing its Cahuilla project located in Imperial County, California. The project encompasses an area of at least 3 km by 1.5 km and Teras believes that the Cahuilla project has the potential to develop into a mining operation consisting of altered and mineralized sedimentary and volcanic host rocks with numerous sheeted high-grade quartz veins. Teras filed a NI 43-101 compliant technical report with an indicated resource of 1.0 million ounces of gold and 11.9 million ounces of silver on its Cahuilla project (70 million tons at an average grade of 0.015 ounces per ton gold and 0.17 ounces per ton silver with a cut-off of 0.008 ounces per ton gold) and inferred class of 10 million tons grading 0.011 opt gold and 0.10 opt silver. Gold equivalent ounces are 1.2 million ounces in indicated class and 130,000 ounces in inferred class using a ratio of 55 silver ounces to 1 gold ounce.
Dale A Vitone P. Eng., registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, Alberta and Northwest Territories and a director of Teras, is the Company's nominated qualified person responsible for monitoring the supervision and quality control of the programs completed on the Company's properties. Mr. Vitone has reviewed and verified the mining scientific and technical information contained in this news release.
For further project and corporate information, contact:
Teras Resources Inc.
Peter Leger, President
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