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   Gold/Mining/EnergyGold and Silver Juniors, Mid-tiers and Producers

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To: kidl who wrote (77720)11/25/2021 5:10:07 PM
From: LoneClone
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IMO you fail to understand the power of SSL's partner at Hod Maden. Even Erdogan would think twice before messing with them. In any case, according to my Turkish friends, there is huge anger building at Erdogan for the way he is mishandling the interest rate/Lira exchange rate fiasco. He might be gone sooner than anyone expects, though it is sure to be a messy process.


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From: LoneClone11/26/2021 3:47:15 PM
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Yesterday we had some not so great news from Teuton Resources aka TUO and Silver Grail about drilling on the JVed assets in BC's Golden Triangle. Assays from 4 holes on Konkin Silver encountered plenty of alteration but it was all pyrites with negligible PM content, while the hole on the Midas property had to be abandoned before reaching the targets. And due to winter closing in early, the drill programme on the Eskay Rift property has been postponed to next year.

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B2Gold aka BTO has revealed some news that makes it less likely for me to buy back in, that they are weighing the acquisition of gold assets in Zimbabwe, one of the most corrupt and chaotic countries in Africa. That would not be a good move IMO. They just managed to reduce their country risk by selling some assets, so why increase it again?

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Gold is holding up pretty well today in the face of the recent failed breakout and the big down day on the markets. What's next? Who knows?

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To: LoneClone who wrote (77723)11/26/2021 4:15:11 PM
From: Clark Kent
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And then yesterday insider Barry Holmes buys a few SVG shares . What's he doing?

Filed 2021-11-25 18:38 Tx date 2021-11-25 $SVG
Silver Grail Resources Ltd.
Holmes, George Barry
4 - Director of Issuer
Direct Ownership

Common Shares
10 - Acquisition or disposition in the public market
+33,000 vol
$0.15 each

Yesterday we had some not so great news from Teuton Resources aka TUO and Silver Grail about drilling on the JVed assets in BC's Golden Triangle. Assays from 4 holes on Konkin Silver encountered plenty of alteration but it was all pyrites with negligible PM content, while the hole on the Midas property had to be abandoned before reaching the targets. And due to winter closing in early, the drill programme on the Eskay Rift property has been postponed to next year.

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From: LoneClone11/29/2021 1:48:04 PM
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We had news from Orsu Metals aka OSU about its Sergeevskoe property in Russia. Sergeevskoe has always been portrayed as a gold project, but today we hear that they have discovered three copper/gold porphyries of two types, two with molybdenum values, one without. There are not the giant porphyries one finds in BC or Peru, and the assays are not that high, but this development certainly add meaningfully to the suite of metals on the property, depending on how exploration and metallurgical tests proceed.

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Nova Royalties aka NSR published its Q3 financial results today. This was a significant quarter for MSR as they pivoted increasingly to copper, including the acquisition of their first cash flowing royalty on Aura Minerals' Aranzazu Cu/Au/Ag mine in Mexico. Interestingly for a financial report, this PR contained almost financial information, which you have to go find on their quarterly filings. But of course NSR right now, in spite of the Aranzazu royalty, is all about potential, i.e. how soon the companies they had advanced to can bring their assets into production.

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To: LoneClone who wrote (77723)11/30/2021 3:22:39 PM
From: onepath
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Outstanding results for TUO on Treaty creek today.TUO being held down by some tax loss selling maybe.
Going to add more before year end.

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From: LoneClone12/1/2021 3:15:11 PM
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Teuton Gold aka TUO and its JV partners on the Treaty Creek Au/Ag project in BC's Golden Triangle released another set of drill results. These numbers covered 7 holes on the northern side of the Goldstorm deposit and steadily increased in strength as the drilling headed northwards, leaving Goldstorm still open for expansion in that direction. The results included the longest intercept to date at Treaty Crrek, 1320.0M @ 0.97 g/t AuEq in a hole that ended in strong mineralization. It is also interesting that Cu values are getting stronger to the north, and TUO president D. Cremonese also noticed that the minerlization is very similar to that which will mined by block caving at the nearby Red Chris mine.

This set of deposits is turning into a monster.

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It is interesting to note that Amarillo Gold aka AGC and its Brazilian gold properties are being bought by Hochschild for 40 cents a share. I sold my last shares of AGC many years ago for $1.12.

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B2Gold aka BTO announced they had lowered their country risk by completing the sale of the Kiaka and Tooga Au deposits in Burkina Fasi to WAF.AX. (They did not put it that way, but...) There has been no further update on speculation that they are going to increase that country risk even higher than it was by acquiring gold assets in Zimbabwe.

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In February prospect generator Riverside Resources aka RRI, which usually operates only in Mexico, announced they were selling a recently-stake set of gold prospective properties in the Geraldton-Beardmore Greenstone belt in Ontario to IMetals. Today they announced that the sale will not be competed, taking care to emphasize that the situation has changed since the sale was first trumpeted. Equinox and Orion announced the start of construction of the nearby Hardrock mine, while exploration has kicked up across the region. In the interim RRI has carried out more exploration, and I expect them to either bring in a JV partner or find another buyer.

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From: Clark Kent12/3/2021 11:39:57 AM
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Had not heard of this before today:

World’s first Earth X-ray discovery platform

'Almost like Star Trek': New startup helps miners stare deep into the earth with cosmic rays 'World’s first Earth X-ray discovery platform' could be used to find untapped metal, mineral deposits far below surface

Called “the world’s first Earth X-ray discovery platform,” Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster announced in November it had invested $5.6 million in a group of companies, led by Vancouver’s Ideon Technologies, trying to pioneer muon tomography.

At a basic level that means studying the path of subatomic particles emitted by cosmic rays, which are known as muons, in order to glean insight about the geology of the earth.

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From: LoneClone12/3/2021 12:51:20 PM
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Kootenay Siver aka KTN announced another set of drill results from its Copalito Ag/Au/Pb/Zn prospect in Sinaloa, Mexico. So far they have outlines over 4 km of strike over six veins, 587.3 g/t Ag, 0.819 g/t Au, and 1.58% Pb+Zn over 3M and 5M of 9.3 g/t Au, 27.6 gpt Ag, and 0.57% Pb+Znc within 23M of 125 g/t/Ag, 2.0 g/t Au, and 0.95% Pb+Zn. They are still a ways from proving up a viable resource, but given the discovery of blind veins and deep-seated minerlaization beneath veins that are low grade at surface, they have a chance to get there, and the high Au and Pb+Zn values are a nice bonus. More drilling is planned.

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Minera IRL aka MIRL released by far the most informative quarterly update in years, no doubt due to the pressure from dissident shareholders (including me) who are trying to oust current corrupt management who are busy siphoning as much money as possible to family and friends in Peru.

The next stage of the showdown will be the AGM to be held on Dec. 14th. You can update yourself using the MIRL board here are SI.

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Sandstorm Gold Royalties aka SSL released an asset update, and it is not good news. Equinox Gold announced a new plan for its Santa Elena mine in Mexico, over which SSL holds a royalty interest,, replacing some of the production with ore from a nearby deposit over which SSL holds no royalty. As a result, SSL reduced its guidance for the years 2022-2024 to 63k oz AuEq per year. The PR also contains some positive drill results from other royalty assets, but those are a few years off from bearing any fruit.

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FWIW, TDW released a new analyst report in response that kept SSL at Buy but reduced their target from $12.50 to $11.

Here's a chart of the recent monthly closes for the PoG which indicates we are still in a holding pattern. Saville opines that the fundamental background for gold is getting more supportive, so this might be a good time to add on weakness. That's what I've been doing, looking for opportunities in stocks that I favour.

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From: LoneClone12/4/2021 12:55:28 PM
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Very bad news for explorecos in Ecuador

Make sure you read the comments too.


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From: LoneClone12/7/2021 11:39:48 AM
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Minera Alamos aka MAI has provided an update on the ramp-up of their newly producing Santana gold project in Sinaloa, Mexico. Even though MAI has an experienced management team that has developed similar mines in the area successfully, start-up is always a fraught period, often given to surprises, usually negative. Indeed, MAI has had to overcome a number of problems already due to Covid and heavy rains, but now the surprises are turning to the positive. The 7300oz Au stacked on the leach pad so far has already exceeded year end targets, recoveries are steadily improving, and reagent consumption remains low.

They expect to reach steady state production at Santana next quarter, so it shouldn't be long before we hear which of Cerro de Oro and La Fortuna, likely the former, will be developed next. Meanwhile, the persistent seller Osisko Royalties continues to suppress the share price. I might have to buy even more.

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Goliath Resources aka GOT have released an update on their Luckystrike property in northern B.C. Sampling had already defined a large surface area with anomalous mineralization characteristic of the large porphyries in the area, and now they have found a surface outcropping of the Au/Ag/Cu porphyry itself, which they are calling Bullseye. The commentary in the PR strongly suggests this discovery will be followed up by drilling, but no details are given. Meanwhile, we wait for more drill results from this year's exploration at Golddigger, and I continue to be unable to figure out why GOT trades the way it does.

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Meanwhile, gold continues to chop around within its current trading range.

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