July 7, 2014 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ian Ball to the Board of Directors following the resignation of Mr. Jim Defer from the Board.
Mr. Ball most recently served as President of McEwen Mining Inc., where he was responsible for overseeing the Company’s production and exploration programs throughout Mexico, Argentina and Nevada. Mr. Ball is credited with leading the team that built the El Gallo 1 mine, in addition to making the El Gallo 2 discovery in Mexico. Previous to his position with McEwen Mining he worked for McEwen Capital. He originally began his career with Goldcorp in 2004 and holds a bachelor of commerce degree.
Chairman and CEO of Brixton, Gary R. Thompson, P.Geo., stated, “I would like to thank Jim Defer for his service to the Company and wish him all the success in his future endeavors”. Mr. Thompson further stated that “Brixton aims to strengthen its team and shareholder base as we advance our 100 percent owned Thorn project”.
Brixton has completed its phase one exploration program at its Thorn project which consisted of eight drill holes for a total of 1,287 metres, soil sampling and drill core specific gravity measurements. Drilling was focused on the Glenfiddich and Outlaw zones. Results are pending and will be released upon receipt and QAQC review.
Mr. Sorin Posescu, P.Geo., VP Exploration, is a Qualified Person as defined under National Instrument 43-101 standards and has reviewed and approved this news release.
About Brixton Metals and its Thorn Project
Brixton is an exploration company focused on the advancement of high-grade precious metal assets to feasibility. Brixton’s Thorn project hosts a district scale Triassic to Cretaceous volcanoplutonic complex with several styles of mineralization related to porphyry and epithermal environments. Targets include high-grade silver-gold-lead-zinc-bearing diatreme-breccia zones, high-grade gold-silver-copper veins, porphyry copper-gold-silver and intrusion related sediment hosted gold. The 28,000-hectare Thorn Project is located in the Sutlahine River area of Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, approximately 105 km ENE from Juneau, AK.
Brixton’s shares trade on the TSX-V under the ticker symbol BBB. For more information about Brixton please visit our website at www.brixtonmetals.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Mr. Gary R. Thompson, Chairman and CEO,
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