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$NSM.ca Northern Sphere Mining Corp. Announces Purchase of the Scadding and Arizona Interests from Joint Venture Partner $FCX

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 9:42 AM on Friday, September 14th, 2018

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  • Acquired remaining 20% ownership in Scadding and Black Diamond
  • NSM now controls 100% of each property making them each more attractive for investment
  • NSM has complete control over both projects
  • Black Diamond in Arizona site of exceptional multi-element soil geochemisty results

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 14, 2018) – Northern Sphere Mining Corp. (CSE: NSM) (OTCQB: NSMCF) (“Northern Sphere” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired for nominal consideration Trueclaim Exploration Inc.’s (TSXV: TRM) remaining 20% interest in the joint ventures for the mineral property located in Scadding, Ontario and in Globe, Arizona.

“This is a meaningful acquisition for Northern Sphere. We believe that the projects at our Scadding and Arizona properties have a great deal of potential,” says A. John Carter, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Sphere. “As a result of this acquisition, we now have complete control over these projects and we are better positioned to move them forward.”

About Northern Sphere Mining Corp.

Northern Sphere is dedicated to growth through the acquisition and development of mining assets with an emphasis on gold, silver and copper. In efforts to expedite and optimize mineral targeting on its assets, the Company is employing cutting-edge exploration technologies to generate robust mining projects. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Northern Sphere has a strong project pipeline of properties with a focus on gold, silver and other metal production in pro-mining jurisdictions.

Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect Northern Sphere’s current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected herein. Northern Sphere disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by applicable securities laws.

For further information, please contact:

A. John Carter
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Sphere Mining Corp.
Tel: 905-302-3843

$NSM.ca Northern Sphere Mining Corp. announces Arizona Gold Processing Agreement with New Ruby Mining Corp.

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 8:40 AM on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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  • Entered into a gold processing agreement with New Ruby Mining Corp.
  • The initial production run of gold mineralized material is scheduled to occur during the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • NSM will make payment to New Ruby for the gold mineralized material based on a 50/50 net profit share arrangement.

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 11, 2018) – Northern Sphere Mining Corp. (CSE: NSM) (OTCQB: NSMCF) (“NSM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a gold processing agreement with New Ruby Mining Corp. (“New Ruby”) pursuant to which the Company has agreed to process up to 100 tons per day of high grade gold mineralized material from New Ruby’s Houdon/Ellison gold property (the “Property”), located 80 miles north of NSM’s Globe Arizona production facility.

The processing by NSM will consist of crushing, grinding, screening, gravity concentration and pouring of gold dore bars. New Ruby has agreed to deliver the gold mineralized material to the NSM production facility in batches. The Company will store the mineralized material until sufficient tonnage is received for a production run. Tailings will be returned to the Property as backhaul loads as milling is completed. Gold dore bars will be sold by NSM directly to the refinery.

NSM will provide all of the management and accounting support in connection with these arrangements, including the collection of payment for the sale of gold dore bars. Following receipt of payment on the sale of gold dore bars, NSM will make payment to New Ruby for the gold mineralized material based on a 50/50 net profit share arrangement.

The initial production run of gold mineralized material is scheduled to occur during the fourth quarter of 2018. Metallurgical testing will commence immediately upon receipt of a 500 lbs sample of gold mineralized material from New Ruby. NSM’s production facility includes full gravity processing, an assay facility, maintenance shop and office.

“We are pleased that the Company will be in position to start generating revenue that will be used to advance our other assets,” stated A. John Carter, Chief Executive Officer. “Specifically, we will be focusing on our copper/silver/gold/manganese anomaly in Arizona (approximately 3 miles from the Buckeye Mine) and our gold/copper/cobalt/platinum group metals property in Northern Ontario.”

About Northern Sphere Mining Corp.

Northern Sphere is dedicated to growth through the acquisition and development of mining assets with an emphasis on gold, silver and copper. In efforts to expedite and optimize mineral targeting on its assets, the Company is employing cutting-edge exploration technologies to generate robust mining projects. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Northern Sphere has a strong project pipeline of properties with a focus on gold, silver and other metal production in pro-mining jurisdictions.

Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect Northern Sphere’s current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected herein. Northern Sphere disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by applicable securities laws.

For further information, please contact:
A. John Carter
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Sphere Mining Corp.
Tel: 905-302-3843

$NSM.ca Northern Sphere Geochemical Soil Survey indicates elevated presence of Silver, Nickel, Cobalt & Zinc

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 9:07 AM on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

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    • Strategic soil survey conducted between historic McMorris and La Plata Silver Mines on Black Diamond
    • More than one third of the first 250 samples taken had silver values greater than 1 g/t
    • Ten percent of the 250 samples yielded silver values greater than 10 g/t
    • Results are highly encouraging, company committed to further exploration

Northern Sphere Mining Corp. (CSE: NSM) (OTCQB: NSMCF) (“Northern Sphere” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on its Geochemical Survey being conducted on its Black Diamond Property, located next to Freeport McMoRan’s open pit copper mines, and to provide details on recent diamond drilling completed on its patented Buckeye Project.

Figure 1: Miami-Globe, Arizona – Northern Sphere‘s Black Diamond Property

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In efforts to unlock the potential of its Black Diamond Property, which borders the Porphyry Copper Mining District in Miami, Arizona, Northern Sphere has undertaken an intensive Geochemical Soil Survey over its 3,800-acre property culminating with a 35 Element Aqua Regia ICP-AES analysis.

In addition to using geochemical surveys and geologic, geophysical and outcrop sampling data, Northern Sphere is now employing “cutting-edge” Exploration Targeting Technologies to better and more precisely identify drilling targets. Such technologies use Hyperspectral Satellite Imaging in conjunction with ground geochemical data to re-compute existing geophysical survey data to depict more precise 3D signal locations.

Figure 2: Black Diamond Property Satellite View

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Preliminary results from the first 250 geochemical samples analyzed are extremely encouraging. The strategic soil survey, which began near the historic McMorris and La Plata Silver Mines, demonstrated anomalous copper, zinc, and nickel values along with significantly anomalous (up to 344 g/t) silver values (see Figures 4 & 5). More than one third of the first 250 samples taken had silver values greater than 1 g/t (see Figure 3). Ten percent of the 250 samples yielded silver values greater than 10 g/t. A second set of 224 geochemical samples has been collected and shipped to ALS Laboratories for analysis.

During October, Northern Sphere personnel is focusing on geochemical grid sampling efforts on the documented copper anomalies located on the Black Diamond Property. An area of particular interest to Northern Sphere is a documented iron-copper-gold showing which had a Permit to Drill previously submitted to the Forestry Department.

Figure 3: Geochemical Soil Survey – Silver (Ag)

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Figure 4: Geochemical Soil Survey – Copper (Cu)

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Buckeye Patent – Diamond Drilling

Over the summer, Northern Sphere drilled 14 surface diamond drill holes on its patented Buckeye Project. The drilling targeted structures similar to those which apparently hosted sufficient quantities of silver to warrant extraction from the historic Buckeye Mine.

The drilling was successful in identifying anomalous silver values below several documented highgrade surface and underground showings. The drilling yielded anomalous silver below both the “Square Nail” shaft, and the former Buckeye Mine.

Thirteen of the fourteen holes drilled intercepted the perceived host structure up to 250 metres below the underground workings for a strike length of 400 metres. The width of the structure, and its corresponding alteration, varied between two and six metres. Of the14 holes drilled, 10 of such holes contained intercepts considered to be anomalous. The intercepts contained elevated silver and copper levels varying from 3 g/t to 179 g/t silver and upwards of 4,600 ppm copper. Table 1 depicts most of the noteworthy intercepts.

Table 1: Northern Sphere Mining – Buckeye Patent
Drilling Composite Results – Silver (Ag)

Hole ID from to  Ag core length
       metres g/t metres
B-17-1 170.7 171.6 4.5 0.9
B-17-2 194.2 196.3 3.5 2.1
B-17-4 236.5 237.7 46.2 1.2
B-17-5 281.0 283.5 3.0 2.4
B-17-6 121.9 124.1 8.2 2.1
B-17-8 99.7 100.1 5.0 0.5
114.1 115.4 4.5 1.2
B-17-9 171.6 177.7 17.8 6.1
171.8 174.3 8.5 2.6
176.2 177.7 51.3 1.5
176.5 176.8 179.0 0.3
B-17-10 50.7 51.8 8.3 1.1
B-17-11 56.1 57.3 4.3 1.2
59.9 61.3 5.7 1.4
61.3 64.5 9.2 3.2
68.9 70.0 4.4 1.1
78.6 79.2 4.8 0.6
B-17-14 164.3 165.5 3.4 1.2

 

Combined with surface and underground samples, the diamond drilling has assisted in identifying four areas hosting anomalous to high grade silver (see Figure 5). The drilling results are encouraging and will assist with future drill targeting. Underground rehabilitation could provide better strategic diamond drilling platforms and would allow for the re-accessing of historic mineralized development.

Figure 5: Buckeye Long section

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In efforts to obtain additional prospective ground, Northern Sphere has been examining various properties including a contiguous patented claim known as the Newton Claim. During a recent visit to the property (private lands associated with the Buckeye Patent), several “float samples” were collected yielding significant silver grades (Table 2) among a larger primarily quartzite surface exposure.

Table 2: Newton Claim
Float Samples

Sample ID Ag
g/t
NEWT A 261
NEWT B 291
NEWT C 496

 

Quality Control

Northern Sphere’s quality control and assurance program includes the use of an independent certified lab, ALS Laboratories (“ALS”) of Tucson, Arizona. All ALS geochemical hub laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for specific analytical procedures. The ALS quality program includes quality control steps through sample preparation and analysis, inter-laboratory test programs, and regular internal audits. It is an integral part of day-to-day activities, involves all levels of ALS staff and is monitored at top management levels.

Qualified Persons

Steve Gray, P.Geo., Vice President of Northern Sphere has reviewed, prepared and approved the scientific and technical information in this press release and is Northern Sphere’s “Qualified Person” as defined by National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.

About Northern Sphere Mining Corp.

Northern Sphere is dedicated to growth through the acquisition and development of mining assets with an emphasis on gold, silver and copper. The Company intends on generating robust mining projects through the use of cutting-edge exploration technologies to assist with more precise mineral targeting on its assets. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Northern Sphere has a strong project pipeline of properties with a focus on gold, silver and other metal production in pro-mining jurisdictions.

Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect Northern Sphere’s current expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected herein. Northern Sphere disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by applicable securities laws.

For further information, please contact:

A. John Carter
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Sphere Mining Corp.
Tel: 905-302-3843

The Canadian Securities Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.