Drilling by Alto in 2011 intersected significant gold mineralization in eight of nine holes drilled including hole MIN11-06 which intersected a wide zone of 39.2 m averaging 0.6 g/t gold followed by a second zone averaging 0.385 g/t Au over 10.5 m (see Alto news release dated October 18, 2011). Hole MIN11-07, located 100 m east of MIN11-06, intersected 38.5 m averaging 0.483 g/t Au in an upper zone and a second zone averaging 0.259 g/t Au over 17.0 m. Gold is associated with disseminated and veinlet-controlled sulphides including pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite and pyrite occurring within zones of hydrothermal breccia and brittle-ductile faulting.
Alto's President, Mike Koziol, P. Geo. is a qualified person under the provisions of National Instrument 43-101 and approves the technical data and conclusions in this news release.
Alto Ventures announces that, in accordance with the Company's stock option plan, it has granted to certain officers and consultants, incentive stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,000,000 common shares exercisable on or before September 19, 2023 at a price of $0.05 per share
About Alto Ventures Ltd
Alto Ventures Ltd. is an exploration and development company with a portfolio of highly prospective Canadian gold properties. The Company is active in the Abitibi greenstone belt in Quebec on the Destiny gold property and is exploring in the Beardmore-Geraldton gold belt in Ontario. For more details regarding the Company's projects, please visit our website at www.altoventures.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Richard J. Mazur, P. Geo.,
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