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Azimut announces Hecla Quebec will start a diamond drilling program on the Opinaca A gold property, James Bay region

For immediate release
February 13, 2014
Symbol: AZM.TSX Venture

Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc (“Azimut” or “the Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to report that Hecla Quebec Inc (“Hecla”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hecla Mining Company (NYSE-HL) will start a 5-hole diamond drilling program totalling 1,200 metres on the Opinaca A property, adjacent to Goldcorp’s Eleonore gold mine in James Bay region of Quebec (see maps appended to the November 7, 2013 press release).

The drilling program will test the Smiley target where a major gold anomaly in glacial sediments (till), associated with a gold-arsenic anomaly in soil, has been outlined by previous surveys. Located 8 kilometres northeast of the Eleonore mine, this 1-kilometre-long target is associated with an E-W trending deformation corridor at the intersection with other subsidiary structures.

In 2014, Hecla intends to spend $350,000 on the Opinaca A & B properties, including $205,000 for this drilling program. Hecla has the option to earn up to a 60% interest in the properties from Azimut and Everton Resources Inc (TSXV: EVR), each company currently owning a 50% interest in the properties.

This press release was prepared by geologist Jean-Marc Lulin acting as Azimut’s Qualified Person under NI 43-101.

Azimut is a mineral exploration company with the objective of discovering major ore deposits. The Company’s core business is project generation using cutting-edge targeting methodologies, along with partnership development. Azimut has the largest mineral exploration portfolio in Quebec.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

Contact and Information

Jean-Marc Lulin, President and CEO
Tel.: (450) 646-3015 – Fax: (450) 646-3045


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