LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rimrock Gold Corp., formerly known as Tucana Lithium Corp. (OTCQB:TUCAD) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Nelson to the Company's Advisory Board.
Dr. Nelson, as a member of the Consultant Technical Advisory Board of the Corporation, may advise the CEO, V.P. of Exploration, and Board of Directors with regard to the geology and potential worth of mineral properties, as well as toward new corporate acquisitions and ventures. Dr. Nelson is having an exceptional career in international mineral exploration. He is an Emeritus Associate professor of structural and economic geology with the Colorado School of Mines, and he has consulted for such prominent firms as Newmont, Hochschild, AngloGold, Vale, and Evolving Gold Corp.
Dr. Nelson is a Certified Professional Geologist with AIPG, and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101. Eric has more than 20 years of exploration and mining industry experience as a top-level consultant. Eric has expertise in mineralized systems including epithermal Au-Ag and polymetallic vein deposits, porphyry systems, skarn and manto deposits, VHMS deposits, IOCG systems, Carlin-type systems, and MVT deposits. Project field sites include Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Botswana, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Chile, Argentina, Perú, Brazil, and USA (Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Alaska). Dr. Nelson specializes in providing expert geological analysis in ore deposits exploration at mine, district, and regional scales. He has developed methods for structural analysis of prospects, deposits, and regions, methods for design of drill hole targets. Working with colleagues, post-doctoral research associates, and graduate students, Dr. Nelson has an extensive record of publications, emphasizing research in mineral deposit and resource geology.
"We are so pleased to have Dr. Nelson join our team," said Jordan Starkman, President and CEO. "Dr. Nelson's extensive experience and knowledge in our industry will no doubt provide Rimrock with significant benefits as we seek to capitalize on future opportunities," stated Mr. Starkman.
The Company's main exploration assets consists of 177 map-designated cells totaling 9,400 hectares named Abigail located in the James Bay, Quebec region of Canada, along with 12 map-designated cells just north of the Abigail property named Lac Kame and 25 map-designated cells named EM-1 totaling approximately 1,960 hectares. The Company also now holds a 100% interest in three Nevada Gold properties named Rimrock, Silver Cloud, and Pony Spur.
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CONTACT: Rimrock Gold Corp. Jordan Starkman, CEO www.rimrockgold.com 1-800-854-7970
Source:Rimrock Gold Corp.