Drilling Commences at Riverside’s Thor Copper Project in Sonora, Mexico

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct 27, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Oct 27, 2016) – Riverside Resources Inc. (“Riverside” or the “Company”) (RRI)(otc pink:RVSDF)(frankfurt:R99) is pleased to provide an exploration update for ongoing work at the Thor Project (the “Project”) in Sonora, Mexico. The Thor Project comprises two mineral concessions that together cover 11,275 hectares, which were previously staked as part of the Company’s past exploration alliance (the “Alliance”) with a wholly owned subsidiary of Antofagasta plc (“Antofagasta”). The Alliance was formed for the purpose of identifying and exploring copper porphyry targets in Northern Mexico.

The Thor Project is being advanced as a Designated Project (“DP”), with Antofagasta, who currently hold a 51% interest, having the opportunity to earn a 65% interest by funding $5,000,000 in exploration over four (4) years (see Riverside’s press release April 13, 2015).

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