Tuesday, February 23, 2010

The directors of Encounter Resources Ltd (“Encounter”) are pleased to announce  that three zones of manganese have now been identified at the Yeneena project.  The project is located 70km from the Woodie Woodie manganese mine in Western Australia (“WA”).


·         Three zones of manganese with multiple drill targets now identified

o   MN1: 14km long target area containing intersections of 2m @ 20%Mn and 3m @ 16%Mn

o   MN2: 1 km wide zone of manganese oxide logged from historic drilling

o   BM5 gossan: High grade manganese including: 1.85m @ 34.7%Mn, 2.3m @ 31.9%Mn, 3.2m @ 22.6%Mn

·         High grade manganese intersections across a variety of geological settings and over an extensive geographic area, highlight the potential of the project

·         April 2010 drill program to be expanded

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