Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT) announced drill results from the first hole at the Cañariaco Sur copper-gold property.

As quoted in the press release:

CS-12-003: 528.5 metres (m) averaging 0.29% copper equivalent from 0 to 528.50m (0.24% copper, 0.07 grams per tonne (“g/t”) gold and 0.9 g/t silver). •including:113.5m averaging 0.42% copper equivalent from 10.5 to 124.0 metres (0.35% copper, 0.10 g/t gold and 1.4 g/t silver). This intercept occurrs within a longer intercept of 239.5m grading 0.33 % copper equivalent from 10.5m to 250m depth (copper 0.27%, gold 0.08 g/t and silver 0.9 g/t).

Cadente’s President, Sean Waller, said:

We are extremely pleased with the results obtained from the first drill hole of the 2013 drilling program at Cañariaco Sur. CS-12-003 adds to the very positive results obtained from the two holes Candente Copper drilled at Cañariaco Sur in 2008.

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