Drilling Commences on Artillery Peak Manganese Project
Added March 18th, 2010 – Vancouver, British Columbia
Larry W. Reaugh, President and Cheif Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc., (formerly: Rocher Deboule Minerals Corp.) (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF) (“American Manganese” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the reverse circulation drill program has commenced on their Manganese project located in Mohave County, Arizona.
The first hole #AP10-1 located 200 meters (656 ft) south of the MacGregor Pit has encountered the manganese zone from 66.3 meters (224 ft) to 85.9 meters (285 ft) for a total intercept of 18.6 meters (61 ft). The final depth was 100.6 meters (330 ft).
The drill has completed drill hole #AP10-2. The zone was encountered at 63.8 meters (209 ft) and was in the manganese mineralization until 79.6 meters (261 feet) for an intersection of 15.9 meters (52 feet).
Drill hole #AP10-3 is drilling ahead at 6 meters (20 feet) in overburden.
A second drill is scheduled to arrive on the property within 2 weeks. The current drill program will consist of 191 drill holes and will improve as well as expand the existing NI-43-101 resource which was previously reported as follows:
Indicated: 1,068,307,976 lbs
Inferred: 9,661,091,721 lbs
Further results will be reported as they are received.
About American Manganese Inc.
American Manganese Inc. is a diversified exploration and development company focusing its attention on mineral properties and commodities used in the steel manufacturing industry.
This release has been reviewed by Norman L. Tribe, P.Eng, a qualified person pursuant to National Instrument 43-101.
On behalf of Management
AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.
Larry W. Reaugh
President and Chief Executive Officer