CONSENT OF PASCAL SIMARD
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, Pascal Simard, participated in the preparation of a technical report entitled Technical Report and Recommendations, 2011 Exploration Program, Payne Bay Property, Québec, Virginia Mines Inc. and Anglo American Exploration (Canada) Ltd. completed in May 2012 (the Report) concerning mineralized material in the Baie Payne property for the Company. Portions of the report are summarized under headings Item III Description of the Business 3.7.4 Geological Setting; 3.7.5 Exploration and Drilling; and 3.7.6 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/ Pascal Simard
Name: Pascal Simard, B.Sc., P.Geo.
May 14, 2012