TORONTO, ONTARIO, November 15, 2016 -- Braveheart Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: BHT) ("Braveheart" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire a past producing gold property in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, increasing the size of its land holdings in the area to over 12,000 hectares.
"The Alpine Mine property (the “Property”) is located in a highly favorable geological environment and is an ideal fit for Braveheart as we continue our strategy of developing high grade gold targets," explained Chief Operating Officer Aaron Matlock "Our prospecting and geological team will be considering fresh interpretations and potential new exploration opportunities with regard to this important Property."
The 2,177-hectare Property is approximately 20 kilometers northeast of Nelson within which is the Alpine Mine, a former operating underground mine with a recorded production of approximately 16,810 tonnes between 1938 and 1948. This material contained 356,360 grams of gold, 222,044 grams of silver, 49,329 kilograms of lead and 17,167 kilograms of zinc.
The option agreement is subject to a 90-day due diligence period; the Company will be issuing additional news as it gains more information on the Property.
The terms of the agreement to purchase a 100% interest in the Property involve a combination of cash and shares totaling $3,385,000 and 1,400,000 Braveheart shares over a 6-year period ending in 2021. In addition, Braveheart commits to an expenditure of $1,600,000 in exploration on the Property over the first 3 years with a minimum of $400,000 in 2017.
About Braveheart Resources Inc.
Braveheart is a Canadian-based junior exploration company focused on building shareholder wealth through aggressive exploration in a favorable and proven mining jurisdiction - the West Kootenays in southeast British Columbia (silver and gold). Braveheart's shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol BHT.V. Braveheart has approximately 27,614,505 common shares issued and outstanding.
Braveheart’s disclosure of a technical or scientific nature in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Mr. Jim Decker, P.Eng., a director of Braveheart who serves as a qualified person under the definition of National Instrument 43-101.
David W. Johnston, President and CEO
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