OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Beaufield Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BFD) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling on its 100% owned Tortigny property located 100 kilometres northwest of the town of Chibougamou, Quebec. The objective of the drill campaign is to enlarge the size of the Tortigny deposit by drilling 3 holes, each approximately 300 metres to follow up on hole TO-08-05 that intersected 12.55 metres of 15% Zinc, 6.02% Copper and 145.50g/t Silver (January 15, 2010 and April 8, 2008 news releases).
Beaufield presently owns 838 claims for a total of 298 square kilometres in the Troilus mining camp where Tortigny is located. An additional 134 claims covering 73 square kilometres has been staked increasing Beaufield’s land position in the Troilus region to 972 claims.
Contained within the Beaufield claim group, Globestar Mining Corporation (TSX:GMI) holds a group of claims that cover a lithium deposit which the GMI website reports to host 5.34 million tonnes grading 1.51% lithium oxide. Beaufield has requested by map staking an additional 77 claims in the area.
Beaufield has also acquired by map staking a 100% interest in 297 claims covering a surface area of 127 square kilometers in the Eastmain area of James Bay in northern Quebec. Several companies have recently announced interesting lithium discoveries in this area.
Beaufield has in excess of $7 million available for exploration, acquisitions and investments.
This Press Release was prepared by Jens E. Hansen, P.Eng, President of Beaufield Resources Inc., the Qualified Person under Section 43-101.
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