Vancouver, British Columbia – HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc. (the “Company” or “HAWKEYE”) (TSX.V-HGO; Frankfurt Ticker: HGT; ISIN: CA42016R3027; WKN: A12A61): is pleased to announce it has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SAPA) with the vendor of the Cariboo Lake property (the “Property”) to acquire a 100% interest in the 312 hectare property, which is located approximately 30 kilometres south-southeast of the Town of Barkerville, BC, Canada. The Property lies within the southeasterly-striking Snowshoe Group of the Barkerville terrane and transects the Yanks Peak and Barkerville trends. The Snowshoe Group hosts Barkerville Gold Mines’ (“BGM”) Cariboo Gold Project. BGM is primarily focused on developing the Bonanza Ledge and BC Vein deposits on Barkerville Mountain, while developing and delineating a mineable resource at Island Mountain and Cow Mountain. This sixth acquisition in the Barkerville area increases the size of HAWKEYE’s land position from 17,840 to 18,152 hectares.
About the Barkerville-Cariboo District
The Company’s Barkerville properties are situated within the Cariboo Gold Belt, an area that has produced over 4.5 million ounces of gold from alluvial and lode deposits. The principal lode deposits are held by Barkerville Gold Mines, who in their 2018 Corporate Update published a resource of 1.60 million ounces of gold in the measured and indicated categories (8.1 million tonnes grading 6.1 g/t Au) and 2.16 million ounces of gold in the inferred category (12.7 million tonnes grading 5.2 g/t Au) from their Cariboo Gold Project, which is located approximately 20 km north of Hawkeye’s Swift River Property and 30-40 km north-northwest of Hawkeye’s other Barkerville properties, including the Cariboo Lake property (www.barkervillegold.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/CorporateUpdateSeptember11_2018-1.pdf).
The Cariboo Lake Property acquisition is subject to a $1,000.00 cash payment and the issuance of 100,000 shares, plus a further issuance of 250,000 shares should the property advance to a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA). The acquisition is not subject to an NSR. The Sale and Purchase Agreement between HAWKEYE and the Vendor is subject to TSX approval.
Technical information in this news release has been approved by Andrew Mitchell, B.Sc., P. Geo., a senior geologist with CJG and a qualified person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Mitchell has prepared, reviewed and validated the technical information contained within this release.
HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc. is a junior mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Company’s precious and base metals properties are located in the prolific BC Golden Triangle, in the world-class Barkerville gold camp and on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. HAWKEYE’s corporate mandate is to build strong asset growth and shareholder value through the acquisition of low-cost, high-potential opportunities with blue sky discovery potential. Our aim is to make discoveries which have the potential for production and cash flow, but in doing so to manage our business in an environmentally responsible manner while contributing to the local community and economy.
HAWKEYE GOLD & DIAMOND INC.
President & CEO
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