Afri-Can Details Upcoming Sampling Program on EPL 3403 Marine

Afri-Can Details Upcoming Sampling Program on EPL 3403 Marine Diamond
Concession 
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/12 -- Afri-Can Marine
Minerals Corporation's ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE:AFA) sampling
program on Exclusive Prospecting Licence ("EPL") 3403 marine diamond
concession in Namibia is expected to start on or about November 25th,
2012. The program will last for at least 14 days and a minimum of 250
samples of 5 square metres each will be extracted.  
The complete sampling plans a total of 553 samples to be extracted in
two distinct programs. The report is available on our web site at:
www.afri-can.com.  
The priorities of the first program plans a minimum of 250 samples
are to begin delineation of the diamond potential and inferred
resources in targeted areas of the diamondiferous features already
identified in the southern portion of EPL 3403. The program will also
include some exploratory samples in new target areas delineated by
the recent geophysical survey.  
Sampling priorities target the following areas (see map attached :
http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/afa_1115.pdf): 


 
--  Area 1: a minimum of 75 samples is planned starting at the Crater going
    eastwards in to the Basin region . Area 1 covers approximately 2.81
    square kilometres and is largely covered by the "Crater" region.
    Previous sampling programs recovered 26 diamonds with an average size of
    0.56 carat per stone. Several diamonds have been extracted in a tight
    grid showing potential concentration, and Area 1 represents good
    potential for the development of a mineral resource. 
    
--  Area 2: a minimum of 100 samples is planned for Area 2, which covers
    approximately 6.91 square kilometres. It contains five newly-outlined
    sampling regions, including part of a channel approximately 8 kilometres
    in length and forming a deeper depression in the central portion of Area
    2. Previous sampling programs recovered 29 diamonds with an average size
    of 0.49 carat per stone. Several diamonds have been extracted in a tight
    grid showing potential concentration. The five sampling regions covering
    Area 2 represent good potential for the development of a mineral
    resource. 
    
--  Target 1: a minimum of 75 samples is planned for the
 region named
    "Ridges" which covers approximately 18 square kilometres along the
    eastern boundary of the concession. The region shows a series of bedrock
    ridges that are typical of diamond enrichment zones in the vicinity of
    EPL 3403 and elsewhere along the Namibian coast. This region represents
    strong potential for successful exploratory sampling. 

 
The mv DP The Explorer has been chartered for the program. It is an
efficient, dedicated sampling vessel, which can sample down to a
depth of 250 metres of water and extract up to 21 samples per day.
The sample size is 5 square metres, and the sampling tool can work
through up to 8 metres below the seabed in its configuration set for
EPL 3403.  
Bob De Decker (M.Sc., Pr.Sci. Nat.) is the author of the geophysical
survey analysis report and is responsible for the technical part of
this press release. He is the designated Qualified Person under the
terms of National Instrument 43-101.   
EPL 3403 covers approximately 800 square kilometres and is adjacent
to the north of the Atlantic One Mining Lease ("ML") 47 owned by
Namdeb Diamond Corporation (Pty) Limited, a 50:50 partnership between
the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Centenary AG.
ML 47 is the largest marine diamond deposit in the world and is
currently producing in excess of 1,100,000 carats per year.  
About Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation  
Afri-Can is a Canadian company, actively involved in the acquisition,
exploration and development of major mineral properties in Namibia.
Afri-Can's creative and scientific approach targets large marine
diamond deposits in prospective territories.  
This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements," as
identified in the Afri-Can's periodic filings with Canadian
Securities Regulators that involve a number of risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will
prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could
differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. 
Shares outstanding: 83,277,864  
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
Contacts:
Pierre Leveille, President & CEO
Bernard J. Tourillon, Executive V.P. and CFO
(514) 846-2133
TOLL FREE North America: 1 (866) 206-7475
(514) 372-0066 (FAX)
info@afri-can.com
www.afri-can.com
 
 
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