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Columbus Copper's Karapinar Porphyry Project Intersects 59.9 Metres of 0.55% Copper

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Columbus Copper Corporation (CCU.V) (formerly Empire Mining) reports that drill-hole KDH-024 from its ongoing diamond drilling program at its 100% owned Karapinar copper-molybdenum project in Turkey, has returned 59.9 metres of 0.55% copper and 0.06 grams per tonne gold from 219.1 metres depth including 35.4 metres from 220.1 metres grading 0.67% copper and 0.09 g/t gold and 9.4 metres from 235.1 metres grading 1.27% copper and 0.14 g/t gold.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.(FM.TO), has been granted an option to earn an initial 51% interest in Karapinar and is funding the work program. Eight drill-holes have been completed for a total of 2,628.6 metres in the current campaign. The ninth hole, KDH-026 is in progress.

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