Ashton disappointed with K281 kimberlite results

EARLY exploration of the K281 kimberlite on the Buffalo Hills property in north-central Alberta, Canada, has turned up seven microdiamonds for joint venture partners Ashton Mining of Canada (45%, operator), Alberta Energy (45%) and Pure Gold Minerals (10%).

Two holes drilled within the boundaries of the magnetic anomaly, discovered in March, both intersected kimberlite. Five core samples totalling 223.