TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Source Gold Corp. (OTCBB: SRGL) ("the Company") is pleased to announce it has entered into final negotiations to acquire a privately held mineral lease holding Company.
The primary asset of the private holding company is approximately 10,000 contiguous hectares of 100% title interest Gold and Silver leases, located in the municipality of Mascota, at an elevation of between 1600 and 2200 meters above sea level. It is accessed from Guadalajara (the capital city of Jalisco) by a 135 km-long paved highway to the town of Mascota then northeast 10km on gravel roads to the small town of Natividad, all drivable year-round.
Better known as the world's biggest silver producer, Mexico may soon deliver the next 'mega' gold deposits, with explorers Newstrike Capital and Westridge Resources reporting significant resources at their targets." As quoted by Miningweekly.com.
"The North American State –Mexico, is currently the tenth-largest gold-producing country globally, having churned out 86.6 tonne of the yellow metal in 2011, up 307% from the 21.3 tonne it produced in 2002, Thomson Reuters GFMS mining analyst Matthew Piggot told Mining Weekly Online from London."
"With a number of projects ramping up to full production and many more projects being evaluated, we expect production to increase to about 100 tonne over the next five years," he said.
By comparison, world number-four producer South Africa mined 187 tonne of gold in 2011, according to Chamber of Mines statistics.
Mexico is one of the lowest-cost mining jurisdictions in the world. Where it cost the rest of the world on average $649 to produce an ounce of gold, in Mexico it cost an average of $325/oz.
Government-controlled fuel prices, low labour costs, and a skilled pool of workers all contribute to keeping production costs low. The country's mines also often produce large amounts of high-value by-products.
Mineralization at the Project is primarily silver with lesser gold hosted in a banded and brecciatied quartz veins. The mineralized zone, as seen determined by independent geologists, extends over an area of about 10 km in strike with three main centers having supported past mining activities. Mineralization is known to exist over at least 100 meter vertical distance. High Grade chip samples have yielded ore grades of over one thousand grams of Silver per ton.
The acquisition of the holding company and its significant mineral lease holdings are subject to formal documentation which is being prepared subject to the completion of the final due diligence process.
Source Gold intends to release more details on the location and the terms of the acquisition once the due diligence process has been completed.
To learn more about the Companies current holdings, the Vulture Mine project, the Southern Beardmore Area, the KRK West Project, the Company, and regular news updates, visit Source Gold Corp.'s official website: www.sourcegoldcorp.com
About Source Gold Corp.
Source Gold Corp. is a publicly traded junior mineral exploration company trading under the symbol SRGL.OB. The Company's corporate philosophy is to build shareholder value through the exploration and development of high quality mining and exploration projects in Canada and the USA, concentrating on gold in the prolific Southern Beardmore Gold Camp in North Western Ontario, and expanding using advanced methods of exploration on the once prolific silver and gold producer, the Vulture Mine Site, in Wickenburg, Arizona.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
Source Gold Corp.
Lauren Notar, President.
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