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Section H Drilling 135 m South of Heberto Gold Discovery Hits Gold-Bearing Heberto Style Zones

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2015) – DIOS EXPLORATION (TSX VENTURE:DOS) reports positive section H drilling results 135 m south of HEBERTO discovery Holes A (2.13 g/t Au over 22.9 incl. 4.79 g/t Au /8.65 m) and AA (2 g/t Au over 22 m).

Holes are perpendicular to Heberto structure. Hole H intersected the plurimetric hydrothermal Heberto structure, a potassic (silica-biotite-microcline) altered zone with 1-4% pyrite yielding 3.93 g/t gold /3.35 m (62 m down-hole) or 3.04 g/t Au over 4.35 m. West of hole H, hole HH cuts the same Heberto altered structure assaying 1.94 g/t Au/ 7.75m (at 92 m) including 3.36 g/t Au/ 3.75m. The Heberto structure is N160-180 striking at/or near the diorite-tonalite contact, dipping 40-50 degrees west. In hole H, the whole zone averages 1.884 g/t gold over 7.05 m, at a 50 m vertical depth.

Other sub-parallel metric/plurimetric silicified-biotitized-pyritized (trace-2%) shears in hole H diorite returned 3.46 g/t Au /2.20 m and 1.89 g/t Au/1.0 m.

Farther east occur potassic-altered sheared tonalite with traces-2% pyrite yielding anomalous 0.17 g/t gold /13.50 m, a drill target at depth or in extent, as all these intersected typical altered shears that could be upgraded in extent or at depth; and, interesting biotitized & pyritized (trace-4%) dioritic breccia (0.025 g/t Au /16.75m).

Other metric/plurimetric silicified-biotitized-pyritized (trace-3%) structures/breccias within diorite returned 0.12 g/t Au/8.50 m (shear at 172 m) and 0.22 g/t Au /12.45 m (breccia at 198 m).

Another plurimetric potassic altered shear with tr-2% pyrite occurs in tonalite in hole HHH, west of holes H & HH yielding 0.30 g/t Au /16.35m (at 110 m) incl.1.185 g/t Au /1.0 m, 0.71 g/t Au /1.65m and 0.53 g/t Au /2.0 m near the tonalite/diorite contact . A plurimetric foliated sericitic (+/- biotite, silica) structure hosting 3-15% quartz stringers and tr-2% pyrite returned anomalous 0.11 g/t Au / 11.35 m (144 m) within the diorite that could get richer at depth. Several gold targets need to be drill-tested, as well as splaying.

Core sampling, with usual industry standard quality controls is supervised by Harold Desbiens, M.Sc. Geo, 43-101 Qualified Person and V.P. of DIOS. Samples are 1 m long usually and assayed by Fire Assay Fusion with AAS finish at ALS Minerals, Val d’Or.

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.

Marie-Jose Girard, M.Sc. Geo, 43-101 QP
President & CEO
[email protected]
(514) 923-9123
www.diosexplo.com

 

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