Rozan is a 1,950 hectare property comprised of 32 claims, located 8 kilometers southeast of the Kenville Property. Exploration by Emgold and others on Rozan had identified several gold targets and the mineralized structures found at the Kenville mine appear to trend southeast onto the Rozan Property. Emgold completed 18 diamond drill holes totaling 1,906.8 metres that resulted in a number of significant gold intercepts. Gold is associated with quartz sulphide veins and sheeted stockwork quartz veining. Potential exists for both high grade vein and bulk disseminated gold mineralization.
Stewart is a 5,789 hectare property comprised of 28 claims and located 20 km south of the Kenville Property. The Stewart Property has been explored for gold, molybdenum, base metals and tungsten and has known occurrences of gold, silver, molybdenum, and tungsten. A total of 103 diamond drill holes totaling 13,737 metres have been drilled on the property, most of which targeted molybdenum and tungsten. Significant intercepts were obtained for molybdenum and gold. Potential exists for high grade vein and disseminated gold deposits, and for base metal deposits associated with porphyry intrusions and related breccia pipes.
Key points of the transaction include:
- C$100,000 paid to Emgold in cash at closing;
- 1.275 million Ximen shares paid to Emgold at closing;
- 1.275 million share purchase warrants provided to Emgold at closing allowing Emgold to purchase common shares of Ximen at a price of C$0.45 per unit exercisable for a period of 3 years, increasing to C$0.55 per unit and exercisable in years 4 and 5;
- Emgold will transfer over $943,282.7 B.C. Portable Assessment Credits related to exploration on Stewart and Rozan to Ximen as part of the transaction.
- The transaction is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation, including statements regarding the receipt of TSX Venture Exchange approval and the exercise of the Option by Ximen. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts; they are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "aims," "potential," "goal," "objective," "prospective," and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "can," "could" or "should" occur, or are those statements, which, by their nature, refer to future events. The Company cautions that forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made and they involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Consequently, there can be no assurances that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Except to the extent required by applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements include the possibility that the TSX Venture Exchange may not accept the proposed transaction in a timely manner, if at all. The reader is urged to refer to the Company's reports, publicly available through the Canadian Securities Administrators' System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) at www.sedar.com for a more complete discussion of such risk factors and their potential effects.
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