Maxwell Resources Inc. : MAXWELL RESOURCES INC: to Take Samples and Plan Drill
Program for Gold in its Raton Basin Holdings
Maxwell Resources to Take Samples and Plan Drill Program for Gold in its Raton
Phase 1 Report by Engineering Firm Golder Associates Indicates Two Areas with
Viability for Proving Up Gold
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2013 - RATON, NEW MEXICO - Maxwell Resources, Inc.
(www.MaxwellRe.com) reports that Golder Associates has presented a draft of
its preliminary study of Maxwell's mineral rights holdings in the Raton Basin
and identified two areas that indicate the viability for proving up gold.
"The report has pinpointed two areas with gold potential that are viable for
Phase 2 of our study which will include, sampling, trending and modest
drilling programs," said Phillip Dias, Maxwell's President and CEO.
Golder's report indicate that two areas within Maxwell's holdings of 170,000
acres in northern New Mexico could contain mineable gold: Ute Park (3,479
acres in size) and Eagle Nest (30,231 acres in size, although only a portion
of the acreage maybe mineable). Both areas are located about 20 miles
northeast of Taos and are located in the southwest portion of Maxwell's
Dias said Golder did not estimate how much gold may be in the two areas as "it
is too early to tell."
Both sites also are located adjacent to the Baldy District, the location of
the historic Aztec Gold Mine, which was successfully mined for gold from
1868-1945, as well as five other gold mines.
Golder presented its draft report to Dias on February 6. Maxwell is in the
process of editing and reviewing the findings and, when finished, will
disclose in a current report on Form 8-K which the Company anticipates may be
filed on or around the end of February.
Maxwell also will be starting the Phase 2 permitting process and hopes to
begin this phase (which consists of permitting, confirming the target,
planning a drill program, and drilling) in March.
Phase 2 is expected to continue into September, with Phase 3 continuing on
through December. Phase 3 consists of evaluating the drill data collected
during Phase 2 in preparation for the creation of a 43-101 Preliminary
Economic Assessment, Dias said.
Maxwell is exploring the land within the Raton Basin to which it owns fee
simple mineral rights in order to prove up gold, coal, hard minerals and other
minerals, with the goal of pinpointing the sites that will deliver the
greatest return on investment.
The land first was believed to contain a large quantity of high-grade coal
(according to 1991 and 2005 USGS surveys) and, while the land still may hold a
great amount of metallurgical coking coal, Golder's research has indicated
gold may be more viable within the area, causing Maxwell to adjust its focus.
Golder Associates, a Colorado-based engineering/environmental consulting firm,
performed a study on Maxwell's holdings by overlaying historical data
(including the 1991 and 2005 USGS surveys) upon known data points and maps and
making calculations based on this examination.
Golder also looked at how easy it is to access the sites, where the best
mineral deposits might be (as well as how difficult or easy it could be to
extract them), permitting issues, and the market prices of coal, gold, silver,
and other minerals.
About Maxwell Resources
Maxwell Resources, Inc. (Symbol: MAXE) owns mineral rights (fee simple) for
more than 170,000 acres in the Raton Basin in northern New Mexico's Colfax
County. The company will prove up gold, coal, hard minerals, and other rare
earth minerals, with the goal of pinpointing the sites that will deliver the
largest return on investment.
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planned exploration or maintain property rights; interpretations or
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