Vancouver, June 17, 2022 – Golden Sky Minerals Corp. (AUEN.V) (the “Company” or “Golden Sky”) is pleased to announce that, through staking and property purchases, the Company has expanded the ~11,000-hectare Rayfield Copper-Gold Property in southern British Columbia, Canada, to ~24,992-hectares. With the optioning of the ~8,100-hectare Vidette-Mowich (VM) Property, the purchase of the ~20-hectare Them-Gold (TG) Property and the staking of an additional ~5,900-hectares, Golden Sky has further consolidated its position in the area. The Vidette-Mowich Property is located to the south and southeast of the 2021 Rayfield Property limits, which will be 100% owned by Golden Sky with no underlying royalties once the option agreement is complete. The Them-Gold Property is located adjacent to newly staked ground and is 100% owned by Golden Sky with no underlying royalties as the purchase agreement is already complete (see “Transaction Details”) (Figure 1). The Rayfield Project is located in the Quesnel Trough, British Columbia’s primary copper-producing belt, which hosts Teck Resources’ Highland Valley Mine, Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley Mine, Centerra Gold’s Mount Milligan Mine, and Kodiak Copper’s MPD Project (see Figure 2). The Rayfield Copper-Gold Project is located approximately 20 kilometers east of the Town of 70 Mile House, British Columbia, and is accessible year-round by well-maintained service and logging roads extending from BC Highway 97.
Golden Sky has entered into a property option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Vidette-Mowich Property, subject to the approval of the TSX-Venture Exchange and other customary conditions. The terms consist of:
- The Optionee paying an aggregate of $120,000 to the Optionor as follows:
- $20,000 upon receipt of Exchange approval for the proposed transaction;
- a further $25,000 on or before the 31st of December 2024;
- a further $35,000 on or before the 31st of December 2025; and
- a further $40,000 on or before the 31st of December 2026;
- The Optionee issuing an aggregate 240,000 Shares to the Optionor as follows:
- 40,000 Shares within six weeks of the date of this Agreement;
- a further 50,000 Shares on or before the 31st of December 2024;
- a further 75,000 Shares on or before the 31st of December 2025; and
- a further 75,000 Shares on or before the 31st of December 2026;
- The Optionee having expended a minimum of $575,000 of Exploration Expenditures on the Property as follows:
- $65,000 on or before the first anniversary date of the date of this Agreement;
- a further $90,000 on or before the 31st of December 2024;
- a further $150,000 on or before the 31st of December 2025; and
- a further $270,000 on or before the 31st of December 2026.
Golden Sky has completed a property purchase agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Them Gold Property, subject to the approval of the TSX-Venture Exchange and other customary conditions. The terms consist of:
- A cash payment of C$500 upon signing of the agreement
Figure 1 Regional map outlining the original Rayfield Copper-Gold Property (2021) and the newly consolidated land package that was acquired through staking, and option/purchase agreements (2022).
Figure 2 Rayfield Copper-Gold Property Location Map
About Golden Sky Minerals Corp.
Golden Sky Minerals Corp. is a well-funded junior grassroots explorer engaged in the acquisition, assessment, exploration, and development of mineral properties located in highly prospective areas and mining-friendly districts. Golden Sky’s mandate is to develop its portfolio of properties to the mineral resource stage through systematic exploration.
The drill-ready projects include: Hotspot, Bullseye, and Lucky Strike, all in Yukon, Canada. In addition, the recent purchases of the Rayfield Copper-Gold Project in southern British Columbia, and the staking of the Eagle Mountain Gold Project in the Cassiar Gold District in northern British Columbia, add to the company’s substantial early-stage Canadian project pipeline.
The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
More information can be found at the Company’s website at www.goldenskyminerals.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
John Newell, President and Chief Executive Officer
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