Bullfrog Gold Corp. (CSE: BFG) (OTCQB: BFGC) (FSE: 11B), on Tuesday announced its entry into a binding term sheet to acquire rights to 1,500 acres adjoining the company’s Bullfrog Gold Deposit from Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: GOLD) and a C$22 million financing to be completed by Augusta Investments Inc. Among the highlights of the transaction, Barrick and Augusta will become new cornerstone shareholders, with Barrick to own 15.9% and Augusta to own 31.9% of Bullfrog’s shares outstanding after closing, calculated on an undiluted basis. “This is potentially another value-creating transaction which, once completed will consolidate assets to create an exciting new mining project, led by a skilled team and with strong financial backing,” Barrick president and CEO, Mark Bristow, said in the news release. “It is also in line with Barrick’s strategy of bringing non-core assets to account.”
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About Bullfrog Gold Corp.
Bullfrog Gold is a Delaware corporation that currently controls the commanding land and resource positions in the Bullfrog Mine area where Barrick produced 2.3 million ounces of gold by mining and conventional milling beginning in 1989 and ending in 1999 when ore reserves were depleted. Measured and indicated 43-101 compliant resources were estimated in mid-2017 by Tetra Tech Inc. at 525,000 ounces of gold, averaging 1.02 gold g/t in base case plans of the MS and Bullfrog pits. Most of these resources are in the north extension to the Bullfrog pit. Inferred resources were estimated at 110,000 ounces of gold averaging 1.2 g/t, of which most were in the Mystery Hill area adjacent to the Bullfrog pit and where 17 additional holes were recently drilled. It is noted that the 3-year trailing average gold price is now $200 higher than the $1,200 average price used in 2017. The resource estimates were also based on a heap leach gold recovery of 72% compared to the average 85% leach test recoveries recently achieved on four bulk samples. Additional technical and corporate information may be sourced at www.BullfrogGold.com.
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