March 22, 2016 - Arctic Star Exploration Corp, ("Arctic Star" or the "Company") (TSXvADD) is pleased to announce that its partner, North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) has provided an update. Ground geophysical surveys and drilling are under way at the Redemption diamond project, Northwest Territories. The Redemption diamond project is located in the Lac de Gras region of the Northwest Territories, approximately 32 kilometres southwest and 47 km west of the Ekati and Diavik diamond mines, respectively. Ground geophysical surveys will be completed this week and drilling is expected to continue through to the end of April, 2016. Drilling is focused on the discovery of a kimberlite bedrock source to the South Coppermine indicator mineral train.
North Arrow is exploring the Redemption property under an option agreement with Arctic Star Exploration Corp., under which North Arrow can earn a 55-per-cent interest by incurring $5-million in exploration expenditures prior to July 1, 2017.
For further details please visit www.arcticsta.ca.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ARCTIC STAR EXPLORATION CORP.
Patrick Power, President
Forward Looking Statements:
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