Renaissance Gold Inc. (TSX.V:REN / OTCQB:RNSGF) ("RenGold") is pleased to share public comments made by AngloGold Ashanti's ("Anglo") CEO, Kevin Dushnisky, during an interview at the recent BMO Global Metals and Mining Conference in Florida, USA. Dushnisky described RenGold's Silicon Project in Nevada as "a very interesting deposit" and "the base of Anglo's increasing presence in North America." Please click on the following link for the full video interview with Dushnisky.
Robert Felder, President and CEO states "We are happy to hear these positive comments coming from the CEO of Anglo about their work to date on the Silicon Project, and are very pleased with the significant commitment of resources and the rapid advancement of this project by Anglo. All indications point to a significant success."
Anglo entered into an agreement with RenGold in 2017, whereby it has the option to acquire 100% interest in the project by paying RenGold US$3,000,000 by June 21, 2020 (See NRs dated June 30, 2017 and June 11, 2018). Anglo has already paid US$300,000 to RenGold, and the 2nd anniversary payment of US$300,000 is due in June. If Anglo completes the option, RenGold would retain a 1% net smelter return royalty on future production from the project.
RenGold personnel recently visited the project and noted two drill rigs operating (one core and one reverse circulation) and a drill pattern covering approximately 3 kilometers in length.
The Silicon Project is in Nye County, Nevada in the Bare Mountain District near the town of Beatty. Corvus Gold (TSX.V:KOR) is advancing the adjacent Mother Lode deposit and Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) recently acquired the Sterling Mine property from Northern Empire Resources and is advancing that project as well. A map showing relative land positions in the district is shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Aerial photograph showing known deposits and generalized land holdings in the Bare Mountain Mining District. Land data is from public domain sources (BLM, Nye Co. Recorder and Corvus Gold website) and could have changed since production of this map.
About Renaissance Gold Inc.
Renaissance Gold Inc. is a western US focused prospect generator utilizing a joint venture business model. RenGold applies the extensive exploration experience and high-end technical skills of its founders and team members to search for and acquire high quality precious metal exploration projects that are then offered for joint venture to industry partners who provide exploration funding. RenGold maintains a large portfolio of gold and silver exploration properties and has entered into over 70 exploration agreements including those as its predecessor, AuEx Ventures Inc., and those from Kinetic Gold. RenGold's objective is to place its projects into exploration agreements, testing as many drill targets as possible and providing maximum exposure to success through discovery.
About AngloGold Ashanti
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (JSE:ANG; NYSE:AU; ASX:AGG) is a global gold mining company. It was formed in 2004 by the merger of AngloGold and the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is now a global gold producer with 14 operations in nine countries.
All technical data disclosed in this press release has been verified by RenGold's Qualified Person, Robert Felder, M.Sc. and Certified Professional Geologist as recognized by the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG).
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