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Manson Creek Announces Expansion of Jade Program

/EINPresswire.com/ -- CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug 3, 2017) - Manson Creek Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MCK) ("Manson") is pleased to announce it has completed incorporating a subsidiary based in Washington State, USA, and begun field work to acquire and evaluate properties of merit in known historical or currently producing Jade areas of the western United States. Field work, consisting of historical occurrence reviews, prospecting, land claim status verification and staking has begun and updates will be provided as milestones are achieved.

Keithly Mountain, BC

A first pass reconnaissance at the Keithly Mountain project, located in the Cariboo goldfields in central British Colombia, identified extensive areas of locally subcropping to outcropping serpentinized ultramafic rocks, which are typical hosts to nephrite deposits in British Columbia. In addition, numerous zones of fibrous secondary riebeckite mineralization (asbestos) were found in situ, confirming the potential of the property to host nephrite jade, as these asbestos veins are often associated with some of the larger jade deposits in BC, and as the jade historically found on the property in float has been associated with such mineralization.

The project remains a valid target for further work, however, it is being evaluated in the context of numerous other such projects and the Company will focus on conducting further first pass evaluations before committing to its best opportunity for the current field season.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Jean-Pierre Jutras, President/Director

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.

Except for the historical and present factual information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as "expects", "projects", "plans", "anticipates" and similar expressions, are forward-looking information that represents management of Manson Creek's internal projections, expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating results and various components thereof or the economic performance of Manson Creek. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Manson Creek's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those described in Manson Creek's filings with the Canadian securities authorities. Accordingly, holders of Manson Creek shares and potential investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted. Manson Creek disclaims any responsibility to update these forward-looking statements.

Manson Creek Resources Ltd.
Jean-Pierre Jutras
1.403.233.0464
www.manson.ca

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