Drill core samples are analyzed by ALS Chemex in Seville, Spain for chemical assay, under Tournigan's strict Quality Assurance/Quality Control protocols. Interpretation and outlining of mineralization was conducted section-by-section by incorporating geological, structural and assay information for each geological domain. The 3D wireframe solids of the previous resource estimate dated March 24, 2010 were updated with infill holes for the Main Zone South and new wireframe solids were created for Zone 45 based on step-out drill holes. The detailed structural interpretation was carried out for the deposit and structures controlling grades were modeled and incorporated; these were reviewed by Tetra Tech. Interpolation and NI 43-101 compliant resource classification parameters were reviewed by Tetra Tech.
Ravi Sharma, MAusIMM, Tournigan's manager of resources and reserves, and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical disclosure contained in this news release. Tetra Tech, Inc. has also reviewed and approved the technical content of this news release.
Tournigan is a uranium exploration and development company that has built a portfolio of highly prospective assets in Slovakia, a member of the European Union since 2004. Slovakia is economically and politically stable, has excellent infrastructure and currently has four nuclear reactors generating half of its electricity with two more under construction. Tournigan is committed to safe and sustainable exploration and mine development in Slovakia. In addition to Kuriskova, Tournigan has several other exploration targets along the Slovakian uranium belt which are showing positive exploration results.
TOURNIGAN ENERGY LTD.
Dorian L. (Dusty) Nicol, President and CEO
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