Valterra Reports High-Grade Drill Results at Bobcaygeon: 6.36% C(g) over 3.38m; Including 31.90% C(g) over 0.53m

Valterra Reports High-Grade Drill Results at Bobcaygeon: 6.36% C(g) over 3.38m; 
Including 31.90% C(g) over 0.53m 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/13 -- Valterra
Resource Corporation (TSX VENTURE:VQA)(FRANKFURT:3VA) reports
significant graphite intercepts from a recent "scout-style" diamond
drill program consisting of five BQTW-sized holes totaling 145.75m at
the Bobcaygeon Graphite Project. The initial sampling was collected
from portions of two holes that were cored around the Discovery Zone
trench which recently returned excellent metallurgical, analytical
and geophysical results.  
The preliminary metallurgical results from continued testing on the
+20kg Discovery Zone trench sample has produced medium, coarse and
jumbo flake graphite fractions assaying greater than 94% C(t) by LOI
and a high-purity fine flake graphite fraction, that with additional
leaching, returned 99.14% C by double LOI in concentrate (NR-05-13). 
Near surface graphitic drill highlights include: 


 
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HOLE                FROM (m)        TO (m)        INTERVAL(m)         Cg(%)
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BOB13-001              2.13          4.81               2.68           2.4
  inc.                 2.13          2.74               0.61          7.35
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BOB13-004              14.3         17.68               3.38          6.36
  inc.                15.24         17.68               2.44          8.22
  inc.                17.15         17.68               0.53          31.9
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Graphite assayed at Activation Laboratories Ltd. of Ancaster ON             

 
Preliminary interpretation of the drill results suggests that 1) the
target horizon may be near flat-lying or gently undulating; or, 2)
that more than one target horizon exists in the Discovery Zone trench
area. With this knowledge and the additional geological information
gained from the scout drilling, a more extensive exploration program
is being planned. Drilling, additional geophysics and prospecting
will be carried out to systematically test the large geophysical
target area. In addition, prospecting and further geophysical surveys
are planned for select areas of the extensive property package. 
Valterra utilized a portable 'Prospector 89' drill rig which tested
to a maximum 45 metre depth. The objectives of this drill program,
included:  


 
1.  Better defining the geology, structural controls and geometry in this
    overburden dominated area; 
2.  Outlining the near surface rock units associated with a variety of
    EM/MAG/IP geophysics anomalies to aid future targeting and geophysical
    surveys; and 
3.  Determining the effectiveness of a smaller drill rig to reduce costs,
    minimize environmental footprint, improve permitting, and test near-
    surface zones, which are frequently easier and less expensive to mine. 

 
About Valterra Resource Corporation 
Valterra is focussed on graphite, gold, copper and silver properties
in Canada with the potential to host large deposits, in regions with
excellent infrastructure. Over the last several years, Valterra has
acquired and is exploring several key projects including
"Bobcaygeon", "Star-Toughnut" and "Swift Katie". The Bobcaygeon
property covers an area of over 160 sq. km in Southern Ontario, and
is hosted in rocks of the Grenville geological province where most of
the known significant graphite deposits occur. The "Star-Toughnut"
and "Swift Katie" projects are Au-Cu-Ag properties with bulk tonnage
potential in south-eastern BC.  
Valterra is a Manex Resource Group Company. The group provides
expertise in exploration, administration, and corporate development
services for Valterra's mineral properties located in British
Columbia and Ontario.  
About Graphite 
Graphite is a naturally occurring form of carbon with wide-ranging
and unique physical properties. Graphene is derived from graphite and
is one of the strongest and lightest known substances with a tensile
strength 200 times the strength of steel. It is an excellent
conductor of heat and electricity and has outstanding lubrication
properties and is very resistant to chemical corrosion. The
industrial development of graphene is at an early stage but will
eventually become a replacement for several expensive electronic
components such as silicon semi-conductors. There are three natural
primary graphite occurrences - vein, flake, and amorphous where the
highest quality product can command prices in excess of $2,000 per
tonne. In pricing graphite, the flake size and purity are key factors
with the large flake at +0.178mm and purity at +99% C(g) commanding
the highest prices in markets dominated by multi-national
eco-automobile manufacturers, high-tech industries and nuclear energy
companies. Recent pricing and demand increases have accelerated
numerous exploration and investment opportunities in the graphite
market. 
The Province of Ontario is an excellent locale to explore owing to
superior geology, geoscience knowledge, infrastructure, political
stability and tax incentives. Several projects are advancing in the
graphite field including Northern Graphite Corporation, Zenyatta
Ventures Inc. and Ontario Graphite Ltd. 
Brian McGrath, P.Geo., is the Qualified Person responsible for
reviewing the technical information presented in this release. 
On behalf of the Board of Directors, 
Frederick Sveinson, President, Valterra Resource Corporation 
This news release may contain forward-looking statements including
but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of
upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of
property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc.
Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and
therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results
may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such
statements. These statements are based on a number of assumptions,
including, but not limited to, assumptions regarding general economic
conditions, interest rates, commodity markets, regulatory and
governmental approvals for Valterra Resource Corporation's projects,
and the availability of financing for Valterra Resource Corporation's
development projects on reasonable terms. Factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking
statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration
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approvals, and continued availability of capital and financing and
general economic, market or business conditions. Valterra Resource
Corporation does not assume any obligation to update or revise its
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Contacts:
Valterra Resource Corporation
Liana Shahinian
1.888.456.1112 or 604.641.2773
liana@mnxltd.com
www.valterraresource.com
 
 
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