Any exploration company CEO would be pleased to report a headline number of 204.6 grams per ton gold. For Goldplay (V.GPLY) CEO Marcio Fonseca, that is just the beginning. The drill result reported in the July 30 press release is part of a much larger story.
Goldplay Exploration Ltd. (TSXV: GPLY, FRANKFURT: GPE, OTCQB: GLYXF) (“Goldplay” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a high-grade gold intersection from its first core drill hole at the San Marcial Project (“San Marcial”), Sinaloa, Mexico.
- US$ 1,030 million after-tax NPV at 8% discount rate and IRR of 24.2% for approx. 24,000 TPY production of Battery Grade lithium carbonate (> 99.5% LCE)
- Total Initial CAPEX estimate of US$ 448.2 million
- OPEX of US $ 3,388/T battery grade lithium carbonate over the mine life
- Operation based on proven solar evaporation technology and conventional lithium brine processing
- Projected production mine life of 40 years
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 29, 2019) – Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSXV: ML) (FSE: A3N2) (OTCQX: MLNLF) (“Millennial” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its Feasibility Study (the “FS”) for the production of Battery Grade lithium carbonate (>99.5% Li2CO3) from its Pastos Grandes Project in the province of Salta, Argentina.
White Gold Corp. (TSX.V: WGO, OTC – Nasdaq Intl: WHGOF, FRA: 29W) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that further to its news release dated June 10, 2019, the Company has filed a National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”) technical report outlining an increased Mineral Resource Estimate for the White Gold property located in Yukon, Canada. The update was performed based on the results of the Company’s 2018 exploration work on the Golden Saddle & Arc deposits. The Company’s 2019 fully funded $13 million program backed by partners Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (TSX: AEM, NYSE: AEM) and Kinross Gold Corp (TSX: K, NYSE: KGC) is underway and includes 17,000 metres of diamond drilling on the Vertigo target (JP Ross property), Golden Saddle & Arc deposits (White Gold property) and QV property.
“Silver, in particular, has the potential to outperform gold significantly. For example, in the wake of the global financial crisis, the gold-to-silver ratio plummeted from 80:1 bottoming at 32:1, with the silver price topping out at ~$50/ounce. Recently the ratio hit a record 93:1, while the price is sitting at around $16/ounce. Yesterday, the ratio stood at 89:1 as shown in Figure 2.
On July 11, 2019 White Gold (.V: WGO) put out a press release indicating that it had identified new district scale high-grade gold trends on its properties in the Yukon. We had some follow-up questions and White Gold sent us over the answers.
Most exploration companies would be very happy to have delineated a high grade – low strip ratio pitable 43-101 silver resource pretty much as soon as they began to explore their property. For Marcio Fonseca, CEO of Goldplay Exploration (V.GPLY), that was just the beginning.