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   Gold/Mining/EnergyDISCOVERY BOARD ~ PRECIOUS METALS ENERGY URANIUM OIL


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From: PaperPerson1/8/2013 6:50:55 PM
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chart comparing SAND and GLD

finance.yahoo.com;

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To: TheSlowLane who wrote (4665)1/12/2013 4:02:00 PM
From: DrBill
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SlowLane, PaperPerson:
Happy New Year.

The #5 company on the list, Aurcana (v.AUN), is showing hyper-growth in 2013-2014. S/B producing close to 10 million silver oz. within 12 months. This coupled with a likely spike in siver prices could very well drive AUN to from 3X to 5X of the current SP. Isn't rapid increase in SP the objective?
Regards,
DrBill

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To: DrBill who wrote (4671)1/12/2013 4:50:57 PM
From: TheSlowLane
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Hi DrBill,
Thanks for your comments! I am not familiar with Aurcana so maybe the information in the Motley Fool article is dated but that says:

"...now that Shafter has achieved commercial production we will see whether this budding mid-tier producer can come through with theambitious initial production goal of 3.8 million silver ounces in its first full year of operation."

Do they intend to go from 3.8MM to 10MM ounces over the second/third year?

Scratch that...I just found it here:

fool.com

So that article was from February and the CEO said 500,000 ounces per month within 2-3 months. Do you know if they are there yet?

Thanks!

tsl

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From: LLCF1/14/2013 10:17:03 AM
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The Russians are coming:

bloomberg.com

DAK

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To: TheSlowLane who wrote (4672)1/16/2013 10:28:01 PM
From: DrBill
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SlowLane,
This might help:

aurcana.com

AUN's most recent presentation should bring you up to date.
regards,
DrBill

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To: TheSlowLane who wrote (4672)1/17/2013 8:26:40 AM
From: DrBill
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News Release
January 17, 2013
Aurcana Reports Fourth Quarter and 2012 Year to Date Production Results

Vancouver, BC, January 17, 2013- Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSXV: AUN, OTCQX: AUNFF) is pleased to report the Q4 2012 and 2012 year to date production results.

Mr. Lenic Rodriguez, Aurcana's President & CEO, states: "We are very pleased to report record year to date silver equivalent production of 2.5 million ounces, up 42% from 2011, at La Negra. The increase in production is expected to continue in 2013 with an expansion in the mill capacity at La Negra and production ramp up at the Shafter mine in Texas. Aurcana is making good progress in its pursuit to become a senior silver producer."

FOURTH QUARTER and YEAR to DATE 2012 PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS
  • Total production of silver ounces equivalent for Q4 2012 was 624,810, up 34% from Q4 2011. The 2012 year to date production of silver ounces equivalent was 2,539,008, up 42% from 2011.
  • Total production of silver ounces for Q4 2012 was 336,956, up 27% from Q4 2011. The 2012 year to date production of silver ounces was 1,388,664, up 38% from 2011.
  • Ore milled in Q4 2012 was 187,255 tonnes, up 49% from Q4 2011 and 691,260 tonnes year to date, up 37% from 2011.
  • The 2012 year to date average grade of silver is up 2% to 78 g/t from 2011.
  • The 2012 year to date average grades of zinc, copper and lead is up 6%, 3% and 14% respectively from 2011.
  • Production figures originate from La Negra mine.
La Negra and Shafter Mine Updates
  • In order to allow for an increase in future production, La Negra mine is increasing mill capacity to 3,000 tpd. The mill upgrade is expected to be completed by end of Q1 2013. As a result, a gradual increase in production is expected during 2013.
  • On December 14 2012, the Shafter mine in Texas started commercial production. The mine is now in the ramp up phase.
  • The Shafter Mine currently employs 162 personnel allowing for a continuous operation.
  • As part of the ramp up plan at Shafter, the installation of additional filter presses will be completed in Q2 2013.
  • Initial production results from the Shafter mine are expected to be included in Aurcana's Q1 2013 financial results.

About Aurcana Corporation

Arcana Corporation is an emerging senior silver producer with two operating mines located in Mexico and Texas, United States.

La Negra Mine, Mexico, current installed capacity is 2,500tpd. In order to allow for an increase in future production, La Negra mine is now working to increase mill capacity to 3,000 tpd by the end of Q1, 2013.

La Negra has a NI 43-101 M&I resource of 115.1 million (mm) oz silver, 1,418.7 mm lbs zinc, 539.5 mm lbs lead and 269.5 mm lbs copper and an Inferred Resource of 56.5 mm oz silver, 657.4 mm lbs zinc, 263.0 mm lbs. lead and 132.3 mm lbs copper.

Commissioning and mill testing of the Shafter Mine in Texas commenced on April 1, 2012 and commencement of commercial production was achieved in December 2012. The Shafter Silver Mine, according to the data from the published feasibility study, is expected to produce 3.8 million ounces of silver over 12 months once ramp up to its 1,500tpd capacity is completed.

Shafter has a NI 43-101 M&I Resource of 23.9 mm oz of silver and an Inferred Resource of 22.8 mm oz of silver. (All National Instrument 43-101 technical reserve reports can be found on SEDAR at: www.sedar.com) Aurcana continues to focus on its future growth

Corporate
The Company's shares are also traded in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "AUNFF". Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
AURCANA CORPORATION


"Lenic Rodriguez", President & CEO

For further information contact:
Lenic Rodriguez, President and CEO
Catalin Chiloflischi, Corporate Communications Director
Phone: (604) 331-9333
Toll Free: (866) 532-9333
Fax: (604) 633-9179
Email: ir@aurcana.com
www.aurcana.com

Gary Lindsey
StrataStar Group
720-273-6224
gary@strata-star.com

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To: DrBill who wrote (4675)1/17/2013 8:43:42 AM
From: TheSlowLane
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Yup, saw that thanks. The fact that they are going into production in the US may be an added attraction if there is going to be a bull market in precious metals.

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From: PaperPerson2/13/2013 4:03:07 PM
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In the emerging cannabis industry, my
current favorite is XCHC (36 mm shs, 13-15 cents per share).
This is a highly volatile stock field dominated by penny stocks such as MJNA, which I sold. This one is more of a microcap than a penny, in that it has only 36 million shares. It was a shell taken over in December by some excecutives from CBIS, which is a penny stock but had been gradually putting together a couple of interesting deals.

The stock is running on news it acquired a 25 percent stake in a jv with an indian tribe in Canada to produce cannabis and run medical clinics up there.

The chart shows it breaking out above its 200-day moving average, and that the on-balance-volume, which i watch as a sign of accumulation or distribution, looks very strong.

stockcharts.com

XCHC risks: zero cash, feds conceivably could kill the deal.

but I think this latest announcement should have some investors writing checks.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/13/tx-xchc-wolastokwik-idUSnPnLA59568+160+PRN20130213

DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The X-Change Corporation (NASDAQ OTC:
XCHC) (X-Change Corp. or the Company), a U.S. boutique company whose niche is
cannabis and hemp based extracts and products that target medical cannabis,
cosmeceutical, nutraceutical, and social usage solutions through multiple
Phytiva Brand product lines and solutions, is proud to announce it has entered
into a historic agreement with WOLASTOKWIK NeGoot-Gook, Maliseet Nation at
Tobique (the "Maliseet Nation") of New Brunswick, Canada, to participate in the
development and growth of a legal cannabis growing facility, clinical
laboratory, manufacturing and production facility, and treatment center (the
"Agreement").

The Agreement allows for legal cannabis and hemp-based medical research and
treatments with true global significance, as the operations under the Agreement
facilitate medical cannabis and hemp research, clinical trials, and treatments,
among numerous other opportunities for the parties to the Agreement, for the
first time in North America. And these historical groundbreaking operations,
including medical treatments, will be open to the citizens of the world in a
legal manner. The sovereignty of the Maliseet Nation allows this venture to
accomplish its goals of helping patients while being legally compliant.

The Agreement was effectuated by the Company's purchase of the twenty-five
percent (25%) stake in a joint venture from Cannabis Science, Inc. (NASDAQ OTC:
CBIS). Details of the Company's stock-based asset purchase will be released in a
Form 8K to be filed promptly.

etc


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To: PaperPerson who wrote (4677)2/13/2013 5:39:51 PM
From: PaperPerson
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Original CBIS deal now in hands of XCHC.

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On September 10, 2012, Cannabis Science, Inc. entered into a 25-year renewable Joint Venture Operating Agreement with Wolastokwik NeGoot-Gook (Maliseet Nation at Tobique, “WNGM”), and George Kattar to establish production operations, a clinical laboratory, integrated database system, a medicine production facility, and treatment center. Cannabis Science entered this Agreement on a non-exclusive basis and all other parties on an exclusive basis.

Under the Agreement, WNGM will share in 50%, Cannabis Science will share in 25%, and Kattar will share in 25% of net operating profits of the Joint Venture. Pursuant to the Agreement Cannabis Science will issue 1 million Rule 144 restricted common shares to WNGM and Kattar.

WNGM will provide land, building lumber, electricity, herbals, therapeutic formulations and other products and services as mutually agreed.

Cannabis Science will provide medical cannabis extract formulations, delivery methods, products, and techniques, including future products or processes and other products or services as mutually agreed.

Kattar will provide business and government contacts, marketing and distribution channels, and other products and services as mutually agreed.



CANNABI


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From: PamplonaTrader2/14/2013 4:55:29 PM
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Anyone here follow European Uranium (EUU.V)? Was in near cash value at 18-20c. Added several times in the 28-36 range for an acb of 32c. Looks like this baby is just gonna keep running. MACD about to cross signal.

Also, look out for NexGen Energy Ltd reverse merger with Clermont Capital. NexGen has a nice deposit in the Athabasca along trend with Rough Rider and adjacent to FIS J-zone.


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