Toronto, Ontario – February 3, 2016 -Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Dr. Felix Kaminsky, Ph.D., D.Sc., FRANS, P.Geo., FGC, will be serving as Technical Advisor to the Company and will assist Honey Badger’s Management and Board of Directors in advancing the Company’s LG Diamond Project and selecting other potential projects within his area of expertise.
Quentin Yarie, President and CEO, commented "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Kaminsky to the Honey Badger team. Felix is amongst the world's foremost diamond exploration consultants. His wealth of experience, innovative exploratory techniques, and input will be invaluable as we advance our diamond exploration programs.”
With over 45 years of industry experience, Dr. Kaminsky has received many distinctions and awards for his leading role in international diamond exploration. He created new techniques for forecasting and prospecting for primary diamond deposits and has published over 75 papers in industry publications and academic journals relating to diamond exploration. His extensive international diamond exploration experience includes work in Russia, Zimbabwe, Mongolia, Algeria, Canada, Venezuela, and Brazil.
Born in Russia, Dr. Kaminsky graduated from Moscow State University with a Master of Science Geology in June 1959, from the Moscow Oil Institute with a Master of Science in Geophysics in 1966, from the Institute of Ore Deposits, Moscow, Russia, with a Ph.D. in Geology and Mineralogy in 1969, and from the Institute of Mineral Resources, Moscow with a D.Sc in Petrology and Mineralogy.
Prior to coming to Canada in 1994, Dr. Kaminsky was chief research scientists and consultant to the Diamond Department, Central Research Institute of Geology for Prospecting of Base and Precious Metals, for the Geological Committee of Russia, in Moscow. He discovered the first diamonds in the Arkhangelsk area, leading to discovery of the now famous Arkhangelsk diamond deposit in northern Russia.
Dr. Kaminsky is President of KM Diamond Exploration Ltd., Vancouver. He is a member of the Mineralogical Association of Canada, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia, and the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines. He is also a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada.
LG Diamond Project Highlights
- Located in the James Bay region of Québec, close to road and power lines
- Local geological environment is favourable for diamondiferous kimberlites
- Property package consists of 55 claims covering 2,765 hectares
- 9 claim blocks are centered on circular magnetic anomalies
- Each magnetic anomaly could be a potential kimberlite pipe
- Lake sediments near the magnetic anomalies contain kimberlite indicators
- Exploration agreements are in place with local First Nations
About Honey Badger Exploration Inc.
Honey Badger Exploration is a gold and diamond exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with properties in Québec and British Columbia. The company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TUF".
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