Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada, July 5, 2022 – Fokus Mining Corporation (“Fokus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FKM, OTCQB: FKMCF, FSE: F7E1) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to sell the 95 mining claims comprising the Gaboury property and the 59 mining claims comprising the 113 North property to Mosaic Minerals Corp.(“Mosaic”) (CSE:MOC). Those two properties had previously been optioned to Mosaic in 2021. The Company will receive three million treasury common shares of Mosaic for the Gaboury property and two million treasury common shares of Mosaic for the 113 North property and will retain a 2% net smelter return royalty on all the mining claims comprising these two properties. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the Canadian Securities Exchange for the share issuance from Mosaic. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur on or about July 15, 2022.
Jean Rainville, CEO and President of Fokus stated: “The disposition of projects other than the Galloway gold project is part of the Company strategy as significant works are required on the mining claims forming the large Galloway Project located on the Cadillac Larder Lake break. As the Company is already a shareholder of Mosaic, we are happy to see that Mosaic will continue to explore the potential of these two quality exploration projects”.
About Fokus Mining
Fokus Mining Corporation is a mineral resource company actively acquiring and exploring precious metal deposits located in the province of Quebec, Canada. In implementing this major undertaking within the Canadian mining industry, we are determined to unlock the secret of the Galloway gold project.
For further information: Jean Rainville, President & Chief Executive Officer
Tel.: (514) 918-3125, Fax: (819) 762-0097
The Galloway project covers an area of 2,865.54 hectares and is located just north of the Cadillac-Larder Lake deformation which extends laterally for more than 100 km. Numerous gold deposits are related to that structure and its subsidiaries. The current work focuses on a small western portion of the mineral claims where several mineral occurrences have been identified. For more information, visit our website: fokusmining.com.
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