May 16, 2011 (TheNewswire.ca) --
Vancouver, B.C. - Musgrove Minerals Corp. (TSXV:MGS) ("Musgrove" or the "Company")(TSX.V: MGS) is pleased to announce that further to the news release dated April 26, 2011 announcing the establishment of the Advisory Committee, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chris Wilson as a member of the Advisory Committee.
Dr. Wilson is an exploration geologist with over 20 years of industry experience who specializes in the design, implementation and management of exploration projects from grassroots to feasibility. Dr. Wilson has broad experience with a variety of commodities and styles of mineralization and specialist experience with low and high sulphidation epithermal Au-Ag systems; mesothermal Au systems; Au-Cu-Mo porphyry systems; precious and base metal skarns; Fe skarns; IOGC systems; Au and Cu supergene deposits; Carlin-style and sediment-hosted Au systems; and Ni laterite and sulphide systems.
Dr. Wilson worked for Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (TSX:IVN) (NYSE:IVN) between 1999 and 2004 and was Ivanhoe Mines Exploration Manager in Mongolia between June 2002 and May 2004 with responsibility for countrywide area selection, grass-roots exploration, and management of a copper-gold exploration portfolio consisting of over 125 licences totalling over 11 million hectares. Dr. Wilson has worked as an Independent Consultant, which has included work as an Associated Principal Consultant with SKR (UK) and SRK Exploration Services. In January 2007, Dr. Wilson formed Exploration Alliance Ltd, a company that provides geological consulting services to mineral exploration, development and producing companies, and continues to act as the principal consultant to date. Dr. Wilson is the CEO of Hunter Bay Minerals (TSX-V: HBY) and a director of First Pursuit Ventures Ltd (TSXV: FPV)
Dr. Wilson holds a PhD in geology from Flinders University of South Australia (1991). Dr. Wilson is a Chartered Professional Geologist and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists
Also, the Company is pleased to welcome Andrew Tunningley as a director, Mr. Tunningley is an exploration geologist with worldwide experience in precious and base metal exploration, encompassing area selection and project generation through to advanced project management. Mr. Tunningley worked as an exploration geologist with Ivanhoe Mines Ltd from June 2003 to February 2006. Since this time Mr. Tunninlgey has worked as an independent consultant geologist and as an Associate Consulant Geologist with Exploration Alliance Ltd. and SRK (UK). Mr. Tunningley has most recently been involved in project review and acquisition on behalf of international exploration companies and funds.
Mr. Tunningley obtained an applied geology degree (MGEOL) from the University of Leicester in 2003. Mr. Tunningley is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.
About Musgrove Minerals Corp.
Musgrove Minerals Corp. www.musgroveminerals.com is a mineral-exploration resource company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (Symbol: MGS). The Company is currently exploring four advanced exploration-stage projects; the 100% interest "Empire Mine" Project; the 100% interest "Musgrove Creek" Gold Project, the 100 % interest "Charay" Gold Project, and the 50% interest "Vianey Mine" Silver Project. The Empire Mine Project is a polymetallic skarn deposit containing copper, zinc, gold and silver located in the Alder Creek Mining District in Custer County, Idaho. The mine is located on the east-facing slope of the White Knob Mountains approximately three miles west of Mackay, Idaho. The Property consists of 26 patented mining claims, six mill-site claims and 21 unpatented mining claims. The Musgrove Project is a prospect for a disseminated gold bulk-tonnage surface project similar to the Beartrack Mine, a nearby former gold producer. The Charay property consists of concessions totalling 11,380 hectares, located in Sinaloa, Mexico. The Vianey Mine Project consists of concessions totalling 5,022 hectares in Guerrero State, south/west of Mexico City, Mexico.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD
"Jatinder (Jack) Bal"
Jatinder (Jack) Bal
President and CEO
MUSGROVE MINERALS CORP.
For further information on Musgrove Minerals Corp., contact Jack Bal at (604) 633-2442, toll free 1-800-667-1442, e-mail email@example.com, or visit our website at www.musgroveminerals.com
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