Rise Gold Corp.: Exploration Drilling Has Commenced at Idaho-Maryland
Vancouver, British Columbia (Newsfile Corp. - October 23, 2017) - Rise Gold Corp. (CSE: RISE) (OTC Pink: RYES) ('Rise' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce that exploration core drilling from surface has commenced at the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project located in Nevada County, California. The first exploration drill hole has been collared, cased to bedrock, and the rock core is now being logged.
The first drill hole will drill through the Brunswick 'Porphyrite' Block and terminate in the surrounding serpentinite which hosts the Idaho mineralization. The first hole is expected to pierce a number of Brunswick style gold-quartz veins and stock-work zones. The end of hole target is the downward extension of the Idaho #1 Vein. Past production of the Idaho #1 Vein is estimated at 935,000 oz gold at an average mill head grade of 38.6 gpt gold.
The Company is drilling a series of widely spaced holes to test a target area on the western side of the I-M Deposit below the area where the historic operator ceased operations upon the mine's shutdown in 1942 and 1955. Details on the drilling program were previously disclosed by news release on September 21st 2017.
The Company will provide further updates on results as drilling progresses to depth.
About Rise Gold Corp
Rise is an exploration-stage mining company. The Company's principal asset is the historic past producing Idaho-Maryland Gold Mine located in California, USA. The Idaho-Maryland Gold Mine is one of the United States' greatest past producing gold mines with total past production of 2,414,000 oz of gold from 1866-1955. Rise is a US corporation incorporated in Nevada, USA and maintains its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
Benjamin MossmanPresident, CEO and DirectorRise Gold Corp.
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