Eagle Star Minerals Contracts Drilling Company in Preparation for the NI 43-101 Report on the South Portion of Target D1 as Geophysics Show Up to 20 Meters Thick Mineralization

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2013) - Eagle Star Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EGE)(ELGSF)(E6R.F) ("Eagle Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce it has signed the necessary documents to contract Geomina Sondagens, a private Brazilian drilling company, to assist with the NI 43-101 resource calculation by initiating a 50 by 50m drill program on the south portion of PZE, Target D1.

A total of 150 drill holes are programmed to evaluate the extent of high-grade phosphorite within PZE at Bomfim Hill. An additional 25 scout drilling holes are programmed to test other regional high priority targets and further extend the mineralized strike at Target A1. So far geophysical testing has indicated the mineralization to reach up to 20 meters in depth at some portions of PZE South and is open in all directions.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Eagle Star Minerals Corp. is a publicly listed company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of agro-mineral properties in Brazil. Over the past two years, Eagle Star Minerals has strategically grown its presence in Brazil and continues to focus on maximizing shareholder value by acquiring assets located in geological areas known for proven phosphate mineralization, coupled with good logistics in close proximity to agriculture.

The Company''s shares are publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol EGE, on the OTC Pink Sheets under the symbol ELGSF and on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol E6R.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

EAGLE STAR MINERALS CORP.

Eran Friedlander, President

Contact:
Eagle Star Minerals Corp.
Patrick Brandreth
Senior Manager, Corporate Development
1-604-282-7157
patrick@eaglestarminerals.com
www.eaglestarminerals.com

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