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Benton Resources Inc. Begins Phase 2 Drilling at Great Burnt Copper-Gold Project & Explores Uranium Potential

Benton Resources Inc. (TSXV: BEX) has launched Phase 2 of its diamond drilling program at the Great Burnt Project, focusing on expanding and infilling the main copper-gold deposit. Preparations for drill pads are in progress, aiming to explore the extensions of high-grade copper found in previous drills. The company anticipates completing over 3,000 meters of drilling.

Additionally, due to the rising uranium market, Benton and its partner Sokoman Minerals Corp. are assessing the uranium discovery at the Kepenkeck Project. Discoveries during gold exploration in 2022 revealed significant uranium values. The partnership is evaluating strategic options for this discovery.

Great Burnt Copper-Gold Project Phase 2 Drilling

Benton targets increasing the known mineral resources by drilling the GB-23-12 extensions. This next phase follows up on recent findings of 25.42m at 5.51% Cu.

Uranium Potential at Kepenkeck Project

Exploration has uncovered promising uranium grades, prompting review of the project’s future. With a geology conducive to high-grade deposits, the site presents an attractive opportunity for resource development.

Stephen House (P.Geo.), VP of Exploration, oversees the scientific and technical aspects, ensuring adherence to industry standards.

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