Vancouver, British Columbia, July 18, 2012 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce the completion of the phase one, 2012 drill program at its polymetallic Thorn Ag, Au, Pb, Zn, Cu project located in Northwestern British Columbia.
Exploration drilling was focused at the porphyry related Oban Breccia Zone. The phase one, 2012 program included 13 NQ size core holes ranging in depth from 30m to 153m, for a total of 1,151m. The objectives of this program were to confirm the results from hole THN11-60 which returned 95.08m of 904g/t AgEq at surface (1.71g/t Au, 628.30g/t Ag, 3.31% Pb and 2.39% Zn, 0.12% Cu) and to obtain further information regarding the mineralization, geometry, true width and extent potential.
All core holes from the phase one, 2012 program encountered mineralization described as phases of up to semi-massive sulphides and sulphosalts as breccia matrix infill mixed between fragments of disseminated and veinlet to crackle breccia style mineralization. The dominant minerals are pyrite, tetrahedrite, sulphosalt, sphalerite with lesser galena and chalcopyrite. Within the breccia matrix infill these minerals form layered rims around breccia fragments and are variably mixed. Assay results are pending and shall be released upon receipt within the coming weeks.
An example of the style of mineralization can be seen in the photograph at this link, which shows core from approximately 23m depth in hole THN12-67. (NB. The mineralization shown does not represent all of the mineralization encountered while drilling, only this specific section from hole THN12-67.)
Gary R. Thompson, P.Geo., has reviewed the contents of this news release and is a Qualified Person as defined by NI-43-101.
About Brixton Metals Corporation
Brixton is an exploration company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of precious and base metal assets and advancing them to feasibility. Brixton’s Thorn Project is centered on high grade silver-gold-copper-lead-zinc-bearing breccia zone, high-grade veins and porphyry targets. The Thorn property is located in Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, about 50 km from the past producing Golden Bear Mine and 130 km southwest from the village of Atlin. Brixton Metals Corporation 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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