ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - June 6, 2013) - Vulcan Minerals Inc. ("the Company" - "Vulcan") (TSX VENTURE:VUL) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Red Moon Potash Inc. (Red Moon) (TSX VENTURE:RMK) has commenced drilling its Bay St. George potash/salt project. The current program will drill two step out holes from the Captain Cook discovery. The holes will be known as Captain Cook #2 and #3. Vulcan has extensive drilling experience in the area and is managing the project on behalf of Red Moon. Further technical information is available at

The property has immediate access to deepwater ports, road and power grid networks. It is contained within the larger Maritimes Basin of Atlantic Canada, which hosts the Sussex, New Brunswick potash mine operated and currently under expansion by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.

Vulcan is a diversified junior exploration company with petroleum and mineral exploration interests in Newfoundland and in Labrador.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations. Certain risk factors beyond the Company's control may affect the actual results achieved. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.

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Vulcan Minerals Inc.
Patrick J. Laracy, President
Gerri A. MacNeil, Business Manager, Investor Relations