- Bridge Loan Financing in Place
- Agreement with Corvus Gold to Purchase Their 49% Interest in Terra Project
February 18, 2014 10:46 AM Eastern Standard Time
SANDPOINT, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WestMountain Gold, Inc. (“WestMountain”) (OTCQB:WMTN), an emerging Alaskan gold exploration and development company, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned Alaska subsidiary, Terra Gold Corp, has acquired 100% ownership interest in the Terra Gold Project from Corvus Gold Inc’s. (TSX:KOR, OTCQX:CORVF) wholly owned Alaskan subsidiary, Raven Gold Alaska, Inc. for $1.8M cash and 200,000 shares of WestMountain Gold.
The company has arranged bridge loan financing through two key parties who are significant shareholders and long term supporters of the company which has enabled the Company to increase its ownership in the Terra Gold Project to 100 percent. Corvus will convey all interests in the Terra property to WestMountain and will relinquish all royalty payments.
“The timing that is enabling us to consolidate our ownership and take 100% ownership of the Terra Gold Project is rewarding,” Mr. Greg Schifrin, CEO and President, commented. “We are very fortunate to have such strong support from our shareholders and investors. This further emphasizes the confidence that we all have in the advancement of the high-grade Terra Gold Project.”
The funding gives WestMountain the financial flexibility to continue its strategic plans to consolidate its ownership in the Terra Project and to advance its development activities.
A more detailed description of the agreement is set forth in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K recently filed with the SEC, which the Company encourages be reviewed carefully
About WestMountain Gold
WestMountain Gold, Inc. (OTCQB: WMTN) is a gold exploration and development company that is advancing the Terra gold project in the Tintina Gold Belt in southwestern Alaska. The Company currently has rights to a 51% interest in the Terra Project joint venture. WMTN has further rights to earn into an 80% interest. Terra is in the mineral resource definition phase estimated mineralized material of 116,949 tons at an average grades of 0.424 oz/t gold and 0.875 oz/t silver in the indicated resources category and further 735,994 tons at 0.456 oz/t gold and 0.806 oz/t silver in the inferred resources category in the Ben Vein deposit, based on the Canadian NI 43-101 Technical Report completed by Gustavson Associates on February 19, 2013, using a $1,500 gold price. WMTN believes this high-grade gold system in total over the under-explored 86-square mile property offers potential of greater than 1,000,000 ounces. Additional details are available at www.westmountaingold.com.
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WestMountain Gold, Inc.
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