MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Feb. 13, 2014) – Freyja Resources Inc. (“Freyja” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:FRA) announced today the results from its initial sampling program which took place in 2013 on the Las Cristinas copper/silver project located about 200 kilometers from Chihuahua, Mexico (the “Project” or the “Property“).

The sampling program which consisted mainly of channel sample intervals focused on the southern end of the Property (the “Las Cristinas Area“) where small scale copper production took place in the early 70s. This area of the Property has the benefit of hosting old underground workings and includes several drifts and adits. All current access roads are located at the south end of the property. The Las Cristinas Area is approximately 1.3 kilometers long by 20 to 50 meters wide.

More specifically, the sampling program focused on a 550 meters long mineralized section. This section is split between two zones described as the South Mount (the “South Mount“) which has a 250 meter long mineralized section and the North Mount (the “North Mount“) which has a 300 meter long mineralized section. Sampling was also done southerly on a 450 meters extension of the mineralized zone (the “Southern Extension“), and also northerly on a 300 meters extension of the mineralized zone (the “Northern Extension“). The samples were taken along this 1.3 kilometer corridor to a width of up to 100 meters in order to determine the true width of the mineralized section. The results of the sampling program suggest a true width of the mineralized zone on the South and North Mounts and the Southern Extension to be approximately 30 meters wide and the Northern Extension to be approximately 50 meters wide.

A detailed map of the Las Cristinas Area is available at the Company’s website athttp://www.cypriummining.com/documents/en/PlanoGeneralMuestrasLasCristinas.pdf

The assay results from the channel sample intervals can be summarized as follows:

ZoneLocationNumber of samplesAverage
South MountSurface6410 g/t1.697%157 g/t17.950%
South MountSurface (1)4111 g/t2.454%157 g/t17.950%
South MountUnderground776 g/t0.706%133 g/t5.464%
North MountSurface94.5 g/t1.0010%23 g/t4.000%
North MountUnderground3729 g/t1.160%429 g/t12.150%
Southern ExtensionSurface1612 g/t1.043%47 g/t5.400%
Northern ExtensionSurface138 g/t0.474%32.7 g/t1.065%
(1)Only includes the results of the 41 of the 64 samples that were taken within the 30 meter of estimated true width of the mineralized section.

The channels sample results also include a number of higher grade assays from the mineralized surface and underground workings. Some of these assays can be summarized as follows:

ZoneLocationNumber of
Type of
True Width
of Sampling
South MountSurface13Channel samples6 m20 g/t5.089%
North MountUnderground6Contiguous channel samples9 m105 g/t2.938%

Commenting on the results, Freyja’s President and CEO Andre St-Michel stated: “The results from our extensive sampling program of the Las Cristinas Area are consistent with historical results from the Las Cristinas property. They give us a clear indication of how we need to plan the next phase of our exploration program, which will consist of over 3,000 meters of drilling. We hope to complete this drilling program by the end of June.” Mr. St-Michel concluded: “We will continue to focus on the Southern section of the property with a view of better delineating our production targets.”

The sampling program consisted of over 333 channel samples ranging from 3 kg to 5 kg per sample with a length varying from 0.8 to 1.2 meter. The samples were delivered, in secure tagged bags, directly to the analytical facility for analysis, namely the laboratory of ALS Chemex de Mexico, located in Chihuahua City, Mexico. The samples were weighed, identified and photographed prior to sample preparation. All samples are analyzed by ME-ICP61 for 31 elements, Au-ICP21 for gold, Ag-OG62 when Ag is greater than 100g/t, Cu-OG62 when copper is greater than 1% and by Cu-AA07n to obtain the oxide portion of copper. Additionally, the government Service Geologico de Mexico (SGM) took 54 samples underground the North and South Mounts that were assayed with Plasma Optico method at the Chihuahua SGM Lab facilities. From a total of 387 samples, 216 are localized in the main mineralized zones presented in this press release. Others samples are located outside these zones in order to define a larger mineralized corridor with a potential for the discoverer of new zones.

The upcoming drilling program will target the South Mount and the North Mount, an area exploited in the 70s. The drilling program’s main objective will be to delineate the initial open pit production area within the 550 meter mineralized section and to test the Southern Extension. The work focus will be the oxide copper mineralized surface section and the sulfide copper/silver ore to a depth of 100 meters.

In addition, the Company supplements metallurgic tests to determine the recovery rates of copper -silver and lixiviation tests are concurrently being conducted. This will provide an indication of costs. Following the drilling campaign and subject to results, the Company intends to build on site a heap leach pad. Investors should note that Freyja does not have a defined NI 43-101 resource and that a feasibility study has not been completed. There is no certainty that the proposed operation will be economically viable.

About the Las Cristinas Project

The Las Cristinas Project includes four (4) adjacent exploration concessions, which cover an area of 683 hectares in Northeastern Mexico in the east center part of the Chihuahua State. The permits for the concessions are granted under the authority and administrated by the “Secretaria de Economía, Dirección General de Minas, Subdirección de Minería”.

The Las Cristinas Project is located in the Basin and Range Belt of north Mexico, at 150 km northeast of the town of Chihuahua. The Project is in the center of the Chorreras mineralized region, an area that contains numerous concentrations of iron, gold, silver, copper and zinc in epithermal/mesothermal vein deposits and in a skarn deposits. The area is known by the presence of the copper hydrothermal veins in the Las Cristinas and El Caballo area. Within the Las Cristinas Project permit area, the copper system is seen spasmodically over a seven kilometer by 300 meters area. The mineralization is characterized by copper carbonate (azurite, malachite, crisocole) with patches of iron sulphide (pyrite) and copper sulphide (chalcopyrite, bornite) in centimetric veins within a calcite/barite/hematite veins environment, oriented 130 degrees and dipping 80 degrees southwest, intruding the Jurassic calcareous siltstone.

The city of Chihuahua has a population of approximately 1M people. It is the regional center for all goods and services, including private and international airport, a railroad terminus, communications, hotels, medical facilities, parts and supplies and skilled workers. The city is an important mining center and there are several mining offices. Within 30 kilometers of the project there are several small communities, these communities can provide workers and basic supplies and some lodging. The Las Cristinas Project is easily accessible from Chihuahua and takes roughly two hours by automobile. The project is remote from any habitations. Mine can be operated all year long, there plenty of space for a mining operation and there is water and electricity in the vicinity. There is a train station in Estación Falomir 30km north of the Project.

About Freyja Resources Inc.

Freyja Resources Inc. is a mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “FRA”. Freyja Resources’ main operations are conducted through its wholly owned subsidiary Cyprium Mining Corporation (“Cyprium”). Cyprium is a mineral exploration company which targets the acquisition and generation of mining projects located solely in Northern Mexico that have a potential for profitable precious and base metal open pit production. Cyprium is committed to maximizing shareholder value by strategically ensuring efficient and profitable production and focusing on a hybrid exploration/production business model. Cyprium prioritizes projects accessible by well-maintained roads and/or railroad systems. Upon completion of a conclusive exploration campaign, Cyprium’s focus is to rapidly establish an economical production and maximize the project potential by funding further exploration through cash generated by production, thus limiting shareholder dilution.

The Company’s main project is the Las Cristinas copper/silver project located in Chihuahua State, Mexico. Cyprium owns 51% of Coyame Copper SA de CV (“Coyame Copper“), a Chihuahua, Mexico based mining exploration company and has an option to increase its stake in Coyame Copper to 70% for a consideration of US $1.2 million payable over a period of eighteen months following the exercise of the option. Coyame Copper’s Las Cristinas Project consist of four adjacent exploration concessions (Las Cristinas, La Parita, La Verde and La Lagrimosa) covering 684 hectares. Coyame Copper also owns production assets located outside the town of Coyame, Mexico.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

The geological information of this release have been verified by Jacques Marchand, P.Eng. P.Geo, and an independent Qualified Person.

This news release contains “forward-looking information” (within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws) and “forward -looking statements” (within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Such statements or information are identified with words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “plan”, “intend”, “potential”, “estimate”, “propose”, “project”, “outlook”, “foresee” or similar words suggesting future outcomes or statements regarding an outlook. Such statements include, among others, those concerning the Company’s anticipated plans for developments of the Company and its mining projects”.

Such forward-looking information or statements are based on a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions which may cause actual results or other expectations to differ materially from those anticipated and which may prove to be incorrect. Assumptions have been made regarding, among other things, management’s expectations regarding future growth, plans for and completion of projects by Company’s third party relationships, availability of capital, and the necessity to incur capital and other expenditures. Actual results could differ materially due to a number of factors, including, without limitation, operational risks in the completion of Company’s anticipated projects, delays or changes in plans with respect to the development of Company’s anticipated projects by Company’s third party relationships, risks affecting the ability to develop projects, risks inherent in operating in foreign jurisdictions, the ability to attract key personnel, and the inability to raise additional capital. No assurances can be given that the efforts byCompanywill be successful. Additional assumptions and risks are set out in detail in the Company’s MD&A, available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information or statements are reasonable, prospective investors in the Company’s securities should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements because the Company can provide no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking information and statements contained in this news release are as of the date of this news release and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise this forward-looking information and statements except as required by law.

Alain Lambert
[email protected]
(514) 219-7988

Carl Desjardins
Paradox IR
[email protected]
(514) 341 0408



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