Exhibit 4.8






CONSENT OF LOUIS GRENIER



Reference is made to the Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended February 29, 2012 (the “Annual Report”) of Virginia Mines Inc. (the “Company”), filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


I, Louis Grenier, participated in the preparation of the following technical reports:


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“Technical Report and Recommendations, 2011 Exploration Program, Coulon Project, Quebec Mines Virginia Inc.”, completed in November 2011; and


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“Technical Report and Recommendations, Reconnaissance and Trenching Program, Ashuanipi Project, Québec” completed in March 2012;


concerning mineralized material in the Coulon and Ashuanipi properties (collectively the “Reports”) for the Company. Portions of the Reports are summarized, for the Coulon property, under the headings “Item III – Description of the Business – 3.1.4 Geological Setting; 3.1.5 Exploration and Drilling; and 3.1.6 Mineralization”; and for the Ashuanipi property, under headings “3.6.4 Geological Setting; 3.6.5 Exploration and Drilling; and 3.6.6 Mineralization” in the Annual Information Form of the Company for the year ended February 29, 2012 (included as Exhibit 1 of the Annual Report, which Exhibit is incorporated by reference herein).


I hereby consent to the inclusion of the foregoing written disclosure and to the references to such disclosure and to my name under the foregoing heading and to all other references to such disclosure and to my name included or incorporated by reference in the Annual Report.



Very truly yours,




/s/  Louis Grenier

Name:  Louis Grenier, B.Sc., P.Geo.






May 14, 2012