GOLDQUEST MINING CORP (TSX-V: GQC) ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS COMMENCED ITS NEW DRILL PROGRAM ON ITS 100% OWNED LAS TRES PALMAS PROPERTY WHICH INCLUDES THE ROMERO DISCOVERY AND GRANTS OPTIONS
June 8, 2012 -- GoldQuest Mining Corp. (TSX.V – GQC - "GoldQuest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has commenced a diamond drill holes program at its 100% owned Romero Discovery, located on Las Tres Palmas trend in the Dominican Republic
“We are excited that this program will begin to answer questions with regard to mineralization that may surround the Romero discovery hole.” Commented Julio Espaillat, GoldQuest President and CEO, ”We are committed to continue a systematic approach of testing the system in a cost effective manner.”
GoldQuest Mining Corp. and Energold Drilling Corp. have entered into a diamond drilling contract for Las Tres Palmas property starting June 8th, 2012. This phase of drilling is expected to continue into July and further drilling plans will be announced sequentially.
GoldQuest Mining Corp. also announces that the Company has granted an additional aggregate of 50,000 incentive stock options (the “Options”) to employees of GoldQuest on June 6, 2012 with an exercise price of $0.70 per share. The Options are exercisable for a five-year period from the date of grant and will vest as follows: 1/4th on the three month anniversary from the date of the grant; 1/4th on the six month anniversary from the date of the grant; 1/4th on the nine month anniversary from the date of the grant; and the remainder on the one year anniversary from the date of the grant.
The Options are granted pursuant to the Company’s stock option plan which was approved by shareholders at the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 30, 2011. The Company’s stock option plan and the grant of the Options is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
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June 8, 2012 (Source: Gold Quest Mining Corp.)
Disclosure: GoldQuest Mining Corp. is a Vulture Bargain Candidate of Interest (VBCI). Members of the GGR team may hold long positions in GQC.V.