TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 21, 2015) – Metals Creek Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MEK) has been advised by Benton Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BEX) (“Benton” or “the Company”) that the Company has launched their initial diamond drill program at the Staghorn Gold project (under option from Metals Creek Resources Corp., see Benton press release dated Nov. 18, 2014). The first drill hole has been completed with the second well under way at the Ryan’s Hammer gold showing. The planned drill program consists of 1000 to 1500 metres in numerous shallow holes designed to test several surface gold occurrences, gold-in-soil anomalies and various Induced Polarization (IP) targets generated by the recently completed ground geophysical survey. Two of the priority targets to be drill tested include the high grade Ryan’s Hammer trend, where selective grab samples from numerous large angular mineralized boulders and outcrop have returned significant results of up to 31 grams per tonne (gpt) gold. Drilling will also test the Rich House gold zone where visible native gold was noted in outcrop and selected grab samples returned up to 189.2 gpt gold.
The Cape Ray/Victoria Lake regional fault zone hosts a number of gold deposits, including Marathon Gold’s Valentine Lake deposit, located 30km to the northeast of the Staghorn, and Benton’s Cape Ray gold deposits located approximately 100km to the southwest.
Clinton Barr (P.Geo.), V.P. Exploration for Benton Resources Inc., is the qualified person responsible for this release.
About Metals Creek Resources Corp.
Metals Creek Resources Corp. is a junior exploration company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario, is a reporting issuer in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, and has its common shares listed for trading on the Exchange under the symbol “MEK”. Metals Creek has earned a 50% interest in the Ogden Gold Property, including the former Naybob Gold mine, located 6 km south of Timmins, Ontario and has a 8 km strike length of the prolific Porcupine-Destor Fault (P-DF) that stretches between Timmins, Ontario and Val d’Or, Quebec. The Company has also entered into a JV with Benton Resources on Metals Creeks Staghorn Gold Project in Newfoundland. Metals Creek has also made a new gold/silver discovery in the “White Gold District” on the Squid East project in the Yukon and is engaged in the identification, acquisition, exploration and development of other mineral resource properties, and presently has mining interests in Ontario, Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional information concerning the Corporation is contained in documents filed by the Corporation with securities regulators, available under its profile at www.sedar.com.
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On Behalf Of the Board of Directors
Metals Creek Resources Corp.
Alexander Stares, President and CEO
President and CEO