Driven commences geophysics at Blackwater East
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VANCOUVER, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Driven Capital Corp. (TSXV: DVV) (FSE: DV1) ("Driven" or the "Company") is pleased to report that ground geophysical surveying has commenced at its Blackwater East project in the Nechako Plateau region of central British Columbia.
Peter E. Walcott & Associates Limited commenced 27 line-kilometres of ground magnetic and induced-polarization (IP) surveys on June 24 and is expected to complete in approximately fifteen days.
The survey will mainly target a regional magnetic anomaly with coincident soil geochemical anomalies identified during the 2011 field season. The soil responses show elevated levels of zinc, silver, copper and lead, as well as scattered high gold values in an area mainly underlain by felsic and intermediate volcanic rocks and clastic derivatives. Follow-up prospecting over the coincident anomalies has revealed areas of moderate alteration with some included zones of silicification.
The results from the surveys, in conjunction with the 2011 soil geochemical results, will dictate target selection and help prioritize a proposed 2,000-metre drill program at Blackwater East as announced on May 9, 2012. The BC Ministry of Energy & Mines has circulated Driven's MYAB drill permit application to other resource agencies and First Nations groups for a period of stakeholder review that concludes on July 6.
Driven's 100% optioned property adjoins the eastern and southeastern boundaries of New Gold Inc.'s Blackwater Gold Project, which hosts currently defined indicated resources of 5.5 million ounces of gold, and additional inferred resources of 2.3 million ounces of gold. New Gold plans to carry out over 200,000 metres of drilling at Blackwater during 2012; please refer to New Gold Inc.'s news release dated March 7, 2012 for more details.
Lindsay Bottomer, P.Geo., a Director of the Company, is the Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101 who has reviewed the technical content of this news release.
Driven Capital Corp. is deploying its accomplished technical and management team toward the exploration of its portfolio of highly prospective precious metals projects in the Yukon and British Columbia.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Driven Capital Corp.
Lindsay Bottomer, Director
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