VANCOUVER, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Fire River Gold Corp. and Mystery Creek Resources Inc. [TSX.V: FAU| OTCQX: FVGCF| FSE: FWR] (collectively "the Company") are pleased to provide this update for the Nixon Fork Mine.
A $1.0 million provisional advance was paid by Glencore this week for the fifth shipment of gold-rich copper concentrate (24 X 1 tonne bags).
The Company has also received a $417,000 payment for a sale of 230 ounces of gold doré to Auramet.
Approximately 600 troy ounces of doré has also been shipped off site to a third party for further purification before shipping to Johnson Matthey in Salt Lake City, Utah.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
President & C.O.O.
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SOURCE Fire River Gold Corp.