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Erris Resources signs option agreement with GreenOre Gold

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Global Mining Review,

Erris Resources, a mineral consulting and exploration company, has entered into an agreement with GreenOre Gold plc, giving Erris the option to acquire 80% of the Loch Tay gold and associated base metals project in Perthshire, Scotland.


  • Option agreement signed with GreenOre to explore for gold on the area covered by the Loch Tay Licence in Scotland, conditional on the conclusion of due diligence by Erris
  • Project area comprises 237 km2 of highly prospective ground within the Grampian Gold Belt
  • Two priority target areas, Ardtalnaig and Glen Almond, identified as having gold potential based on the presence of historic workings, mineralised outcrops and alluvial gold occurrences
    • 10 g nugget in the Glen Almond river within the Glen Almond target area discovered in July 2019 by a team from the University of Leeds
  • Option agreement provides the company with a low risk option for discovery on a gold project within a stable jurisdiction
  • The company maintains its cash position with approximately €1.6 million cash held at the end of November 2019
  • The company continues to review projects in low risk jurisdictions internationally that fit its investment criteria

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