VANCOUVER, BC – (June 23, 2017) – Silver Bull Resources, Inc. (TSX: SVB; OTCQB: SVBL) (“Silver Bull” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce its intention to complete a private placement (the “Private Placement“) of up to 21,398,550 units (the “Units“) of the Company at a price of CDN$0.08 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share in the capital of the Company (a “Common Share“) and one Common Share purchase warrant (a “Warrant“). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of CDN$0.13 until the second anniversary of closing of the Private Placement.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 21, 2017) – First Mining Finance Corp. (“First Mining” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FF) (OTCQX:FFMGF) (FRANKFURT:FMG) is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) and list its common shares on the TSX.
First Mining’s common shares will commence trading on the TSX effective as of the open of market on June 22, 2017. First Mining’s common shares will continue to trade under the symbol “FF” on the TSX. In conjunction with the graduated listing to the TSX, the Company’s common shares will be voluntarily delisted from the TSXV prior to their commencement of trading on the TSX on June 22, 2017.
Vancouver, B.C. – Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:SCZ) (the “Company” or “Santacruz”) reports that further to the Company’s press release of May 29, 2017 wherein it announced that it had acquired an exclusive five year right to explore, develop and mine the Membrillo silver-zinc-lead-gold vein structure (the
“Membrillo Prospect”) located approximately four km from the Company’s Rosario Project mill facility located near Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Santacruz provides the following update. Santacruz’s mining activities at the Membrillo Prospect have been focused on drifting to access the Membrillo vein that generally strikes NW-SE and dips approximately 45 to 60 degrees to the southwest. This underground development has intersected a previously unknown E-W striking vein structure that dips approximately 50 to 52 degrees to the Southwest and is infilled by quartz, carbonate and sulfide minerals. This previously unknown vein is now known as the San Rafael vein. To date the Company has completed approximately 68 meters of drifting on Level 1 along the San Rafael vein where the true width of the vein is approximately 0.50 to 1.6 meters wide.
During the 24th week of the year (June 12th to June 18th, 2017), at least 19 press releases were announced by companies working in Mexico. ON MEXICO ISSUES, the Mexican government released ground for staking for the first time in over two years. ON EXPLORATION, in Sonora Millrock and Centerra are to explore the Navidad project, while Canuc released information on the San Javier project. In Chihuahua VVC Exploration obtained a coveted drilling permit, and Harvest Gold disclosed high-grade rock sampling results from Cerro Cascaron. In Guanajuato, Vangold released results from an extensive rockchip program at its Pinguico property. ON MINING, no relevant news . ON FINANCING, Southern Silver closed the first tranche of a placement, raising $2.5 M. ON RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT, Mexus Gold announced the arrival of a secondary crusher and the installation of an atomic absorption lab at its Santa Elena mine in Sonora. ON DEALS AND CORPORATE ISSUES, Millrock and Western Mining. Entered into an agreement for the purchase of the Navidad property in Sonora. Nyrstar and Telson completed the transaction on the Campo Morado mine sale in Guerrero. San Marco sold to Goldcorp the La Pinta 06 concession in Zacatecas. Discovery Metals is to buy from private owners the La Kika concession in Coahuila.
ON MEXICO ISSUES
- The Direccin General de Regulación Minera released the first liberty announcement in more than two and a half years, to liberate ground for staking. The release includes 104 concessions that have been reduced in size, and a new title issued, 43 concessions relinquished by the concessionaires and 40 concessions cancelled by payment defaults. It is hoped the agency now can liberate ground on a steady manner (A bigger release was promised on October of 2015).
- Millrock Resources Inc. and Centerra Gold Inc. are to explore the recently optioned (see below) La Navidad gold project in Sonora. The 25 K hectares project presents gold mineralization hosted by low-angle faults related to the Magdalena Core Complex, with a zone of faults traced over 2.2 Km and 300-600 m surface width. Historic drill intercepts include 13.2 m @ 2.09 g/t Au; 6.6 m @ 1.34 g/t Au; 3.3 m @ 2.03 g/t Au; 19.5 m @ 0.84 g/t Au; 14.9 m @ 0.66 g/t Au; 8.3 m @ 1.03 g/t Au.
- Mammoth Resources Corp. released results from its surface channel sampling at its Tenoriba project in Chihuahua. At the Moreno zone 11.5 m (true width, or TW) were cut @ 0.64 g/t Au, while at Carnertios (3 km to the ENE) the samples returned 15.5 m @ 0.99 g/t Au and 7.0 m @ 1.28 g/t Au.
- Canasil Resources Inc. informed that the last drilling campaign at its Esperanza project in Zacatecas extends the known well-mineralized envelope on the Esperanza vein over 400 m of strike length and 350 m of depth, open in all directions. Based on alteration in volcanic rocks and geophysics, Canasil has outlined a 5 km long target for further exploration, as well as the presence of four other untested veins.
- VVC Exploration Corp. announced that the SEMARNAT (Environmental Agency) has approved the application for advanced exploration drilling at its Salamayuca copper project in Chihuahua. The program envisages core drilling in up to 53 locations at the site.
- Canuc Resources Corp. released compiled information from work done by the Santa Rosa Silver Mining Corp. on the San Javier project in Sonora, subsequent to 2012. Mineralization appears as vein and vein-breccia zones 1 to 4.5 m in width, alteration zones associated to the margins of felsic to intermediate dykes and quartz-stockwork breccia zones than can be much wider. At Colorado, the silica clay alteration is at least 11 m wide, with 11.2 m returning 284 g/t Ag, while the Carranza zone locally attains 31 m in width, with 11 m returning 283 g/t Ag. Nine prospects are located on a 2.4 km long corridor.
- Harvest Gold Corp. disclosed rock sampling results at Cerro Cascaron project in Chihuahua. At La Cascarita two samples returned 3 m @ 1,170 g/t Ag, 2.7 g/t Au, 1.0% Zn; 1.3 m @ 331 g/t Ag, 0.07 g/t Au, 1.6% Pb. A select sample from the Serpiente Dorada vein returned 826 g/t Au, and six other samples from the main vein field returned between 0.25 and 38.0 g/t Au.
- Vangold Mining Corp. released exploration results from its El Pinguico project in Guanajuato. To date 452 rock samples have been collected from surface and underground locations, results include (no widths provided) 3.4 g/t Au, 450 g/t Ag; 3.8 g/t Au, 331 g/t Ag; 4.1 g/t Au, 354 g/t Ag; 12.6 g/t Au, 1,490 g/t Ag; 5.5 g/t Au, 403 g/t Ag; 4.6 g/t Au, 350 g/t Ag; 9.2 g/t Au, 63 g/t Ag; 13.9 g/t Au, 278 g/t Ag. The program confirms the El Pinguico/El Carmen vein extends to the south, connecting with the La Joya, La Joyita and El Pirul vein systems, extending mineralization 1.5 km from the midpoint of the property.
- No Relevant News.
- Southern Silver Corp. closed the first tranche of the previously reported brokered private placement, for gross proceeds of $2.5 M (Cerro Las Minitas, Durango).
ON RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
- Mexus Gold US. announced the arrival of a secondary crusher to its Santa Elena mine in Sonora (not to mistake with First Majestic’s Santa Elena mine, also in Sonora), and reported assays for samples near the Don Julio vein system, reporting results of 8.3; 0.7; 1.9; 5.8; 5.0 ; 1.1; 1.3 g/t Au. The atomic absorption machine has been installed.
- Consolidated Zinc Ltd. announced that two more drill holes at its Plomosas mine in Chihuahua have intersected 1.75 m and 0.80 m of massive and semi-massive sulphide mineralization. Furthermore, 33 rock chip samples were collected over 150 m strike in underground workings, with massive and semi-massive sphalerite and galena mineralization in the Las Espadas area.
ON DEALS AND CORPORATE ISSUES
- Millrock Resources Inc. entered into an option agreement to purchase La Navidad project from a private Mexican firm, Western Mining S.A. de C.V.. To complete the 100% interest purchase, 2.5 M in option payments to Western may be made over a four-year period. An initial payment of 125 K has been made. Three further option payments of 125 K each may be made at annual intervals. A final option payment of $2 M could be made to complete the purchase of the mineral rights. Through its agreement with Millrock, Centerra has the option to earn an 80% interest in La Navidad by funding all the financial obligations in the underlying agreement between Millrock and Western.
- Nyrstar NV. Announced the completion of the sale of its Campo Morado mine in Guerrero to Telson Resources Inc. for a total cash consideration of USD 20 M, and the potential for additional future proceeds through a variable price agreement linked to production from the mine. The Campo Morado poly-metallic mine can process 2,500 tonnes per day, with the mining concessions covering over 12 thousand hectares. During 2014 the mine processed 657 k tonnes @ 1.2 g/t Au, 115 g/t Ag, 4.6% Zn, 1.2% Cu, 0.9% Pb.
- San Marco Resources Inc. entered into an agreement to sell its La Pinta 06 concession in Zacatecas to Goldcorp Inc. for US$225 K and a 1% NSR.
- Discovery Metals Corp. (formerly Ayubowan Capital Ltd.) entered into a mineral exploration and option agreement to acquire the La Kika concession in Coahuila from private vendors. On closing US $45 K are to be paid, and the company is to incur in not less than US $2 M in exploration expenditures, half of which is a firm commitment, and the issuance of an aggregated 1 M shares to the vendors. A 30% royalty on the operating profit of direct shipping operations (for the first 450 K tonnes), or a 2% NSR otherwise.
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On the picture below, setting up a geophysical survey in northeastern Chihuahua, circa year 2000. Photo by Jorge Cirett.
Vancouver B.C. — June 15, 2017. Evrim Resources Corp. (TSX.V:EVM) (“Evrim” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce sample results from Harvest Gold Corp.’s (“Harvest”) (TSX.V:HVG) due diligence visit to the Cerro Cascaron gold-silver project (“Project”) in Chihuahua, Mexico. Harvest will have the right to earn up to an 80% interest in the Project by incurring certain exploration expenditures, making cash and share payments and delivering a 43-101 compliant feasibility study.
Harvest’s geological consultant, Mr. David Bent, P. Geo. visited a large area of the Project and took nine rock samples from both the main vein field and the recently discovered La Cascarita target, a silver-rich breccia structure located five kilometres west of the currently defined main gold field. The rock sample results support previous sample values taken by Evrim.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jun 14, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 14, 2017) – Discovery Metals Corp. (formerly “Ayubowan Capital Ltd.”) (the “Company” or “Discovery Metals”) (nex:DSV.H) (DSV.H) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an additional mineral exploration and option agreement (the “La Kika Agreement”) dated June 7, 2017, with Jesus Miguel Hernandez Garza and Juan Reynaldo Elizondo Falcon (together, the “Vendors”), providing option to acquire the La Kika mineral concession located in the state of Coahuila, Mexico.
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 15, 2017 Harvest Gold Corporation (TSX.V: HVG) (“Harvest Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide initial rock sampling results from a recent 4-day site visit to the high-grade Cerro Cascaron gold/silver project in Mexico. Harvest Gold can earn up to an 80% interest in Cerro Cascaron from Evrim Resources Corp. (“Evrim”). The project covers 69 square kilometers in an historic Colonial-era mining district in the prolific Sierra Madre Occidental precious metals belt of western Chihuahua State, Mexico.
As part of its due diligence, Harvest Gold retained Mr. David Bent, P. Geo., as a geological consultant to visit the project. Mr. Bent was able to inspect most of the project and took nine rock samples from both the main gold vein field and a newly discovered, silver rich breccia and vein target called La Cascarita, located five kilometres west of the currently defined main gold field. The rock samples twinned previous samples taken by Evrim to confirm previous assay results. Gold and silver sample locations and comparative assay results are provided below.
Jun 14, 2017 (TheNewswire.ca via COMTEX) — (via TheNewswire)
Vancouver, British Columbia / TheNewswire / June 14, 2017 – Telson Resources Inc. (“Telson” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture – TSN.V) is pleased to announce that it has received final TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) approval for and has closed its acquisition of the Campo Morado mine, located in Guerrero State, Mexico (the “Campo Morado Mine”). Further to its news release of April 27, 2017, Telson has closed the Share Purchase Agreement, as amended (the “Agreement”) with Nyrstar Mining Ltd. and Nyrstar Mexico Resources Corp. (collectively “Nyrstar”) and has purchased all of the shares of Nyrstar’s Mexican subsidiary companies that make up and own 100% of the Campo Morado Mine, such that these subsidiary companies are now wholly-owned subsidiaries of Telson.
Under the terms of the Agreement, Telson will pay a total purchase price of US$20 million plus any Variable Purchase Price. US $800,000 was paid at signing of the Agreement, US $2.0 million was paid immediately before today’s closing, US $700,000 is due by June 30, 2017 and US $16.5 million is due by June 13, 2018, as the anniversary of closing.
Vancouver, June 14, 2017 – Canasil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: CLZ, DB Frankfurt: 3CC, “Canasil”) has completed an initial review of the results from the recently completed 2016 – 17 drill program together with the results from past drilling and surface sampling from the multiple silver-zinc-lead mineralized veins at the La Esperanza project in Durango and Zacatecas States, Mexico. The drill results from the La Esperanza vein, located in the southeast of the project area, together with high silver-zinc-lead values from rock chip and dump samples from four veins located in the northwest of the project area, suggest the potential for an extensive silver mineralized system within the La Esperanza project area. These veins occur within a target area of approximately 75 square kilometres with a northwest-southeast dimension of over 15 kilometres. A map showing the vein zones with details of past drill and sampling results is attached below. Of particular note are the higher grade intercepts from drilling to date and high grade rock chip and dump samples from the four principal veins in the northwest of the project area.
Consolidated Zinc Limited (ASX:CZL) is pleased to provide an update on the drilling and mapping programs being undertaken at their high grade Plomosas Zinc Project in Mexico.
Resource Infill Drilling
Ongoing drilling designed to extend and infill the currently defined JORC mineral resource has continued to intersect significant zinc-lead mineralisation where predicted. Two holes were planned as infill between two previously announced holes, LV5018 and LV5008, and aimed to extend the currently defined JORC (2012) Tres Amigos Resource downdip. Drill hole LV5018 was drilled several weeks ago to test the down dip extension of the Juarez Limestone and the southern extension of the mineralisation intersected in the Tres Amigos North area. It intersected 1.85m @ 32.88% Zn+Pb and11.07g/t Ag, which highlighted an untested zone of 140
metres strike between LV5018 and LV5DD008 which intersected 1.10m @ 30.65% Zn+Pb and 74.4g/t Ag.