Peter Legein joins Alexandria as Vice President Exploration
Toronto, Ontario, January 13, 2011 –
Alexandria Minerals Corporation (TSX-V: AZX; Frankfurt: A9D) is pleased to announce that it has hired
Mr. Peter Legein, PGeo., a seasoned exploration geologist, as Vice-President, Exploration, for the
Peter brings more than 25 years experience exploring for base and precious metals deposits
globally, with particular emphasis in Eastern Canada and the Abitibi during his 20 years at BHP Minerals
Canada. He has managed all aspects of exploration programs, and he was responsible for the discovery of
the Caber Cu-Zn massive sulfide deposit in Quebec, as well as new base metal and gold discoveries
elsewhere in Quebec and in Atlantic Canada. The Caber discovery led to the Quebec Prospector of the Year
Award, which he and his group received in1994.
Most recently Peter worked for Quantec Geoscience,
where he advised mineral exploration clients on the use of the Titan 24 Induced
Polarization-Magnetotelluric system. Peter holds a BSc in Geology from Concordia University and an MBA
from Royal Roads University.
Eric Owens, President of Alexandria, said: “This is an excellent step
forward as we prepare for our expected increase in activities this year, and continues the ongoing
corporate adjustments the Company began during 2010. Peter’s geological knowledge, and management and
industry experience, will add considerable depth to our team.”
Separately, the Company has granted an
aggregate of 350,000 incentive stock options exercisable at a price of $0.195 for a period of 3 years to
consultants of the Company.
About Alexandria Minerals Corporation
Alexandria Minerals Corporation
is a Toronto-based junior gold exploration and development company with one of the largest property
packages along the prolific, gold-producing Cadillac Break in Val d’Or, Quebec. The Company has two NI
43-101 compliant gold resources, at Orenada and Sleepy, and is currently focused on advancing its
Orenada and Akasaba gold projects.
WARNING: The Company relies upon litigation protection for
"forward-looking" statements. This News Release may contain forward-looking statements including but not
limited to comments regarding the timing and content of up-coming work programs, geological
interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking
statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties.
Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Alexandria
Minerals Corporation relies upon litigation protection for forward-looking statements. 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.
Andreas Curkovic, Investor Relations
Eric Owens, Alexandria Minerals