Pistol Bay Mining (TSX.V-PST) (Frankfurt: OQS2) has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to acquire from AurCrest all the mining claims held by AurCrest in the Confederation Lake greenstone belt southeast of Red Lake, Ontario. TheTSXV approval requires Pistol Bay to file an NI-43-101 compliant technical report related to the Arrow Zone of the Confederation Lake Property by mid-March 2017.
Mr. Desjardins, President of Pistol Bay, stated, “Pistol Bay is a major land holder in a very prolifically mineralized VMS-rich belt. Our holdings include the largest zinc-copper-silver deposit in the area, the second-largest VMS deposit remaining (Fredart Lake Property), and a portfolio of exploration targets ready for follow up drilling. Pistol Bay is engaged in compiling data and re-appraising the AurCrest property with a view to planning an aggressive exploration program that will generate new drill targets, as well as follow up existing target areas and known deposits.”
Under the terms of the Agreement, Pistol Bay has the option to acquire a 100% interest in the AurCrest properties by paying AurCrest an aggregate of $250,000 and issuing an aggregate of 5 million common shares over four years with an initial payment of $25,000 and the issuance of 1 million common shares on closing, the payment of a further $25,000 within 90 days following closing and the payment of $50,000 and the issuance of 1 million common shares on each of the four anniversaries following closing. Each of the AurCrest properties is subject to a 2% net smelter returns royalty in favour of third parties.