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Sao Francisco Mineral Reserves and Resources

Mineral resource and reserve estimates as of September 30, 2011*

Mineral Reserve Category

Tonnes
(000)

Grade
(g/t Au)

Gold Ounces
(000)

Proven

-

-

-

Probable

10,890

0.91

318

Total Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves

10,890

0.91

318

* The mineral reserve estimate is based on a cut-off grade of 0.25 g/t Au.

 

 

Mineral Resource Category

 

Tonnes (000)

 

Grade
(g/t Au)

 

Gold Ounces
(000)
 

 

Measured

 

-

 

-

 

 

Indicated

 

10,923 

 

0.95

 

334 

 

Total Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources

 

10,923

 

0.95 

 

334

 

Inferred Resources

 

83

 

0.47 

 

1

* The mineral resource estimate is based on a cut-off grade of 0.23 g/t Au. Mineral resources are inclusive of mineral reserves. Numbers may not add due to rounding.

 

 

 

For additional information on Mineral Reserves and Resources, please consult the technical report dated January 31, 2012, and entitled "Resource and Reserve Estimates on the Sao Francisco Mine in the Municipality of Vila Bela Da Santissma Trinidade, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil" prepared for Aura Minerals by J. Britt Reid, P.Eng. and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Aura Minerals Inc.., a copy of which may be found on the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.