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White Gold District, Yukon

July 2017



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Overview
The White Gold District lies within the Tintina Gold Belt (a 200-km-wide, 1,200-km-long arc extending from northern British Columbia into southwest Alaska) and is underlain by rocks of the Yukon-Tanana geologic terrane. This metallogical province has past production of 29.9 million ounces and 39.3 million ounces of resources for total gold resources of 69.2 million ounces. The Tintina Gold Belt includes such large gold deposits as Pogo, Fort Knox, True North, Donlin Creek, and Shotgun and remains a prime area for gold exploration.

The significant gold intercepts reported from the Coffee Property, White Gold Property and also the QV Project of Comstock Metals further indicate the White Gold District area has the potential to host a significant gold resources. This is the same area where history lays claim to the fact that the "Mother Lode" of the original Klondike Gold Rush was never found. There are many historians, engineers and geologists who firmly believe that this is now the time where and that the true "mother-lode" waiting to be discovered. It has been quoted by several knowledgeable mining industry personalities that this latest discovery could very well be the best new gold discovery in Canada over the last several years.

The White Gold District of Yukon is one of the largest gold area plays in Western Canada. Since 2007, the White Gold District has seen gold discoveries of approximately 7 Million Oz and there have been major acquisitions and investments announced by GoldCorp, Agnico Eagle, Barrick Gold, Kinross and others.

Major Development Timeline


2009Major gold discovery on Underworld Resources' White Gold property.

2009Kaminak Gold acquired the Coffee Gold Project.

January 2010Underworld delineated the Golden Saddle deposit, with an indicated resource of 1,004,750 ounces of gold grading 3.2 g/t plus an inferred resource of 407,413 ounces of gold grading 2.5 g/t.

March 2010Kinross Gold purchased Underworld for $139 million.

September 2015Kaminak Gold announced a NI 43-101 compliant probable reserve of 46.4 Mt at 1.45g/t Au, containing 2,157,000oz Au. In addition, a NI 43-101 Indicated resource comprised 63.7Mt at 1.45g/t Au for 2,968,000oz Au, including 2,170,000 ounces gold classified as oxide, and an Inferred resource total of 52.4Mt at 1.31g/t Au for 2,212,000oz Au, including 857,000 ounces gold classified as oxide.

June 2016Goldcorp acquired Kaminak Gold Corp. and its Coffee project for about $520 million.

September 2016Klondike prospector Shawn Ryan established G4G Capital Corp. (later renamed White Gold Corp.) that represent all of Mr. Ryan's precious metal interests located in the White Gold District.

December 2016Agnico Eagle purchased 19.93% of the shares of White Gold Corp. for $14.5 million.

March 2017Newmont Mining Corporation signed an earn-in agreement with Goldstrike Resources to develop the Plateau property of up to a total of C$53 million.

April 2017ATAC Resources reached an earn-in agreement with Barrick Gold at the Rackla Gold Property (the "Orion Project"). The transactions consist of a potential total investment by Barrick of approximately $63.3 million, which includes a private placement of $8.3 million and a two staged, $55 million exploration earn-in option to acquire up to 70% of the Orion Project.

May 2017Kinross has entered into an agreement to acquire an approximately 19.9% interest in White Gold Corp. by selling its 100% interest in the White Gold exploration project.

GoldCorp Coffee Project Presentation

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Companies active in White Gold District
Companies active in gold exploration in Yukon
Reference:
All above mentioned companies web site and annual reports
Government of Yukon Territory
Sponsored Companies

Yukon Mining News
Junior shakeup in the White Gold District
Andrew Topf Jul 23, 2017
A new Yukon gold play
James Kwantes, Resource Opportunities Jun 26, 2017
Goldcorp moving ahead with Coffee Gold mine project near Dawson City
CBC News May 28, 2017
Kinross sells White Gold District properties for approx. C$60 million
Andrew Topf May 21, 2017
Barrick Gold is the fourth major to head to the Yukon in the past 12 months
Michael Allan McCrae Apr 11, 2017
Newmont piles into Yukon with USD$39.5 million earn-in agreement
Andrew Topf Mar 8, 2017
Dawson City wants to designate worm-like piles of mine tailings as protected historical site
National Post Mar 7, 2017
Yukon gold juniors seen as top takeover candidates
SmallCapPower Jan 20, 2017
IDM Mining signs LOI to sell Yukon portfolio to Strikepoint Gold
IDM Mining Ltd. Dec 21, 2016
Canada's Capstone to hire back laid-off workers thanks to copper price rally
Cecilia Jamasmie Dec 13, 2016

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