October 5, 2011 – Vancouver, British Columbia. Indigo Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: IXI, FSE:INE) provides the following update on its planned Q4 gold exploration programs in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Key points are:
Indigo has one 15,000 metre drill contact in place for early 2012 and has just signed a second 15,000 metre contract commencing in early November. Indigo is in the final stages of closing a third 15,000 metre contract to commence later in November.
Follow up drilling at Moule will focus on Vein 3, Vein 2 and Zelingpe 1. Initial Vein 3 drilling highlights include: 29.67 gpt Au over 7 metres and 10.86 gpt Au over 3 metres. Initial Zelingpe 1 drilling highlights include 1.12 gpt Au over 28 metres.
Initial drilling on Lati will focus on the two new soil anomalies discovered on Prospect 1. These anomalies are 4.75km long by 100-750m wide and 1.5km long by 250-350m wide respectively, with values generally between 25 and 5,000 ppb Au. The soil anomalies coincide with portions of the two known artisanal sites and a newly developing site lying on strike between the two known sites.
Indigo’s President, Tim Henneberry, said: "Q4 2011 and Q1 and Q2 2012 will be instrumental in the growth of Indigo. Forty-five thousand metres of drilling over the 2011-2012 African field season will provide Indigo with a steady stream of assay and geological information well into 2012.”
About Burkina Faso
The Kodyel, Loto and Moule properties lie in the West African nation of Burkina Faso. Much of West Africa is underlain by the Birimian Greenstone Belt, one of the most prolific gold producing areas in the world. Many of the world’s major gold companies are active in West Africa, several with producing mines, including: IAMGOLD Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Randgold Resources Limited, Gold Fields Limited and Newmont Mining Corporation. Burkina Faso is politically and economically stable and relies on farming and mining as it primary sources of revenue. Burkina Faso saw gold production double from 2008 to 2010 and is currently the 5th largest gold producing country in Africa.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
“R. Tim Henneberry”
R.Tim Henneberry, P.Geo.
President and CEO
For further information, please contact:
Tim Henneberry: (604) 681-3422
Paul Cowley, P.Geo., Director of Indigo Exploration Inc., is the Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43-101, who has reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.
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