Starcore Pays Final $3.68 Million Of Debt

Vancouver, B.C. – Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) is debt-free and now owns the San Martin gold mine free and clear. The Company paid off the amount owing of $3,681,119.48 on the credit facility extended to it by Sprott Resource Lending in May, 2012, rendering the Company free of debt. (See news releases of May 10 and May 15, 2012.)

“We now own the San Martin Mine, free and clear of any encumbrances,” said Robert Eadie, President & CEO of the Company. “We retired all of the debt we incurred to acquire the Mine, and we did this just six months outside of the original business plan we formulated in 2007,” continued Eadie. “Paying off the debt in an environment marked by economic strains and severe market deterioration is a tremendous achievement. What we have accomplished is the sum of everyone’s efforts, from our Board of Directors and management, to our technical advisors and all of our employees at head office and the minesite. We hope our shareholders will recognize this milestone as a reflection of our focus and commitment.”

About Starcore

Starcore is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing gold and silver through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Compa̱ia Minera Pe̱a de Bernal, S.A. de C.V., which owns the San Martin mine in Queretaro, Mexico. The Company is a public reporting issuer on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company is also engaged in owning, acquiring, exploiting, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further. The Company has interests in properties which are exclusively located in Mexico.


Signed “Robert Eadie”
Robert Eadie, Executive Chairman, Interim President and
Chief Executive Officer

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