El Nino completes remote sensing survey on its research permits in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and identifies Four (4) copper mineralized zones
ELN completed a Remote Sensing Survey over research permits in DRC
ELN identifies four copper mineralized anomalies.
All four mineralized zones confirm the geological model of the
company on these prospecting permits.
Zone 1 anomaly center, is coincident with known and confirmed
copper artisan workings.
July 23 2007, Vancouver, BC -- El Niņo Ventures Inc. ("El Niņo")
(TSX.V: ELN; OTCBB: ELNOF; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce that
based on the preliminary report of a remote sensing survey conducted by Hamilton
Hycroft Energy Inc (HHE), four copper mineralized anomalous zones have
been identified on its newly acquired research permits in the
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). For this survey, HHE applied the Infrared
Imaging Spectrometer (IRIS) technology using hyperspectral images which can
recognize and map particular types of vegetation or diagnose minerals associated
with ore deposits.
According to this survey the four copper mineralized anomalous zones
identified are of the following size:
Zone 1 covers an area of 3.2 km by 2.28 km.
Zone 2 covers an area of 4.1 km by 1.14 km.
Zone 3 covers an area of 1.1 km by 1.1 km.
Zone 4 covers an area of 2.28 km by 0.68 km.
The center of Zone 1 is exactly coincident with known and confirmed
copper artisanal workings. All four areas confirm the geological interpretation
of the area by the company.
Jean Luc Roy, President of El Nino stated: ''These
preliminary results are very encouraging in our quest of exploring and
ultimately putting together a copper mining operation in the DRC. The fact that these
results coincide perfectly with known copper artisanal workings is a
strong indicator of the benefits, in using this method in our exploration
The remote sensing survey will be followed up by an airborne geophysical
survey and a ground prospecting program to be conducted in the next few weeks
followed by a drilling campaign of the best copper occurrences.
Benoit Violette, PGeo consulting geologist and a qualified person under
National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed this press release after it was
prepared by ELN's management.
About El Niņo Ventures Inc.
El Niņo Ventures is an exploration stage company whose corporate
objective is to revisit former mining regions and apply the latest
technologies to advanced stage exploration targets. In June 2007, El Niņo
started a 25,000 meter drill program on the Bathurst Mining Camp in search of
zinc. El Niņo is presently in an aggressive acquisition and exploration
phase in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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