Nexus Gold To Acquire Black Ridge, Bauline From Stares

Mr. Alex Klenman reports


Nexus Gold Corp. has reached a further agreement with Robert Stares, an arm’s-length party, to acquire two additional exploration-stage gold projects, the Black Ridge gold project and the Bauline epithermal gold project, in Newfoundland, Canada.

  • Historical sample grades up to 15.8 grams per tonne gold, 12.1 per cent copper and 143 g/t silver;
  • Acquisitions bring total Newfoundland project ground to 3,325 hectares.

The Black Ridge gold project is a high-grade gold-silver-copper prospect that features several known mineral occurrences, including areas that have produced samples of 15.8* grams per tonne gold, 15.5 g/t Au, 12.1 per cent copper and 143 g/t silver. The Bauline epithermal gold project also contains multiple gold occurrences up to 2.8 g/t Au.

The acquisition of Black Ridge and Bauline, along with the previously announced GB copper-gold project (see company news release dated May 28, 2019), now gives the company a total of 3,325 hectares of highly prospective gold-silver-copper exploration ground in Newfoundland.

“We were eager to add additional ground to the Newfoundland portion of our project portfolio,” said president and chief executive officer Alex Klenman. “We really like the jurisdiction, it is a growing goldand precious metals exploration destination, with lots of regional success reported in recent months. We feel consolidating a good land position there, at this time, is an excellent value-add strategy. There has been some high-grade sampling done on the projects to date, with lots of ground left to cover. As the gold price edges higher, we’re confident adding these and our other Canadian projects will greatly benefit our long-term goals while complimenting our continuing West African exploration efforts,” continued Mr. Klenman.

In consideration for the acquisition of the two projects, the company is required to issue 5.5 million common shares. The company is also required to grant a 2-per-cent net smelter returns royalty on commercial production from the projects, one-half of which may be purchased at any time for a cash payment of $1-million.

In connection with completion of the acquisition of the projects, the company intends to issue 491,448 common shares to an arm’s-length third party which assisted with introducing the opportunity to the company.

All securities to be issued in connection with the acquisition of the projects will be subject to a four-month-and-one-day statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws. The acquisition remains subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and cannot be completed until such time as approval is obtained.

* While the company considers the historical sample results in this news result to be accurate, readers are cautioned that the company’s qualified person has not yet verified the laboratory reports involved with the analysis of these samples.

About the company

Nexus Gold is a Vancouver-based gold exploration and development company with a portfolio of active projects in West Africa and Canada. The company is concentrating its efforts on establishing a compliant resource at one or more of its four current West African-based projects which total over 560 square km (over 56,000 hectares) of land located on active gold belts and proven mineralized trends, while also conducting developmental phases on its three 100-per-cent-owned Canadian projects, McKenzie goldproject in Red Lake, Ont., the new pilot project, located in British Columbia’s historic Bridge River mining camp, and the GB gold-copper project, located in Newfoundland.

Warren Robb, PGeo, vice-president, exploration, is the designated qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and is responsible for the technical information contained in this release.

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