Japan Gold Corp. (TSX-V: JG) (OTCQB: JGLDF) is the first foreign mineral exploration company to focus solely on Japan
Japan Gold is the first foreign mineral exploration company to focus solely on Japan. The Tertiary volcanic arc terrains of Japan host 76 known past producing gold mines, including five one-million-plus-ounce gold deposits. Still producing today, is one of the world’s highest-grade gold mines, the Hishikari Mine on Japan's Kyushu Island. The Hishikari Mine has produced over 7 million ounces of gold from 1985-2016 at over 200,000 ounces per year with grades averaging 40 g/t gold.
Japan Gold has 201 prospecting rights applications accepted over 15 projects totaling 66,477 hectares throughout Japan. To date, 32 of these applications have been granted as Prospecting Rights, demonstrating Japan Gold's ability to navigate through the Japanese permitting process. Eleven of the projects target high-grade epithermal gold deposits. The other 4 projects target areas of gold-bearing advanced argillic alteration lithocaps, which could indicate the presence of porphyry mineralization.
Japan Gold’s executive team and Board of Directors have decades of technical and business experience and a proven track record of growing companies from grassroots exploration through to production. The Company's team includes geologists and advisors with experience exploring and operating in Japan. The Company completed a C$5 million financing in August 2017 and is executing a substantial exploration program including plans to begin drilling in 2017 with the objective of rapidly advancing the projects and unlocking the potential of Japan’s mineral resource.
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Japan Gold Expands Portfolio to 15 Projects in Japan with Acceptance of New Prospecting Rights Applications in Hokkaido, Japan
September 19, 2017– Vancouver, BC – Japan Gold Corp. (TSX-V: JG) (OTCQB: JGLDF) (“Japan Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has expanded its epithermal gold exploration portfolio in Japan with the addition of three new projects in the highly prospective Kitami Metallogenic Province of north Hokkaido. The Onne, Fujimi and Harutomi … Read More
August 14, 2017 – Vancouver, BC – Japan Gold Corp. (TSX-V: JG) (OTCQB: JGLDF) (“Japan Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s three compact portable diamond core drill rigs have arrived at Japan Gold’s base of operations in Ikutahara. John Proust, Chairman and CEO of Japan Gold, commented, “The arrival of … Read More
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