Arctic Star Exploration Corp (CVE:ADD, OTCQB:ASDZF) has staked eight new claims at its Diagras property in the Northwest Territories.
Diagras is a contributing joint venture between Arctic Star Exploration (40%) and Margaret Lake (60%).
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The new claims cover 3,896 hectares increasing Diagras to 22,595 hectares, within 29 mineral claims.
Significantly, they also cover eight previously discovered kimberlites, bringing the property total to 20 known kimberlites.
Diagras lies in the prolific Lac de Gras diamond field just 35km from the world-class Diavik diamond mine and is on trend with the Diavik deposits currently being mined by a joint venture between Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) and Dominion Diamond Diavik.
Shares in Toronto were unchanged at $0.08.