VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Lumina Gold Corp. (TSXV: LUM) (OTCQB: LMGDF) (the “Company” or “Lumina”) is pleased to announce that under the previously announced US$300 million precious metals purchase agreement (the “PMPA”) with Wheaton Precious Metals International Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (“Wheaton”), the Company has drawn down a total of US$16.7 million. The draw consisted of two tranches, US$10 million which was due six months after the initial draw in May 2023 and US$6.7 million related to specific pre-construction acquisition transactions.
Marshall Koval, CEO and Director stated: “Lumina is extremely pleased to be wrapping up resource definition and metallurgical drilling in December to support the Feasibility Study. The US$10 million draw will fund our activities until the next tranche from Wheaton in May 2024 as we progress the study and engineering work.”
About Lumina Gold
Lumina Gold Corp. (TSXV: LUM) is a Vancouver, Canada based precious and base metals exploration and development company focused on the Cangrejos Gold-Copper Project located in El Oro Province, southwest Ecuador. In 2023, the Company completed a Pre-Feasibility Study for Cangrejos, which is the largest primary gold deposit in Ecuador. Lumina has an experienced management team with a successful track record of advancing and monetizing exploration projects.
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Signed: “Marshall Koval”
Marshall Koval, President & CEO, Director
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Certain statements and information herein, including all statements that are not historical facts, contain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Such forward-looking statements or information include but are not limited to statements or information with respect to: work programs; the completion of definition drilling to support the Feasibility Study; the sufficiency of the US$10 million draw to fund the Company’s activities until the next Wheaton draw; the advance by Wheaton of the May 2024 draw or any future draws from Wheaton; and future studies. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements or information can be identified by the use of words such as “will” or “projected” or variations of those words or statements that certain actions, events or results “will”, “could”, “are proposed to”, “are planned to”, “are expected to” or “are anticipated to” be taken, occur or be achieved.
With respect to forward-looking statements and information contained herein, the Company has made numerous assumptions including among other things, assumptions about: the Company’s ability to meet its obligations under the PMPA; general business and economic conditions; the prices of gold and copper; and anticipated costs and expenditures. The foregoing list of assumptions is not exhaustive.
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