Brixton Metals to acquire Gowganda silver mine.


Brixton Metals Corp. will acquire the Gowganda Mine from Temex Resources, a subsidiary of Tahoe Resources.

The two companies have settled on an "as is, where is" agreement, according to a Dec. 19 press release.

The past-producing silver mine, located about 85 kilometres west of Cobalt, operated for 62 years, from 1910 to 1972.

Gowganda formerly produced 40.7 million ounces of silver, grading 22 ounces per ton.

Surface tailings show an National instrument 43-101 indicated resource pf 2.96 million ounces of gold at 47.5 grams per tonne gold from 1.9 million tonnes using a cutoff grade of 10 grams per tonne.

Brixton will issue 1.5 million common shares to Temex for Gowganda, and Temex will retain a three per cent net smelter return royalty. The company can buy down one per cent of the NSR by paying Temex CAD$500,000 at any time prior to production.

"The acquisition of the Gowganda Silver Project reaffirms Brixton's interest in this once famous silver camp," Brixton chair and CEO Gary R. Thompson said in the release.

"I believe this move into this historic camp provides investors...

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