DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--WestMountain Gold, Inc. (“WestMountain”) (OTCQB: WMTN), an emerging mineral exploration and development company, reports that bulk sampling at the Terra project in Alaska is progressing as planned. The 2013 mill upgrade is complete and ore is being processed. Assays received from ALS Chemex on samples taken from the Ben Vein open cut level are presented as weight averaged sums of the widths of the samples taken:
“Bulk sample production at Terra is an important milestone in the development of this project, which we believe will exceed a million ounces of gold over the life of the mine”
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Levels 1338, 1336, & 1334 have been mined and the material moved to the bulk sample mill for processing.
In addition to the bulk sampling program at Terra, road construction from camp to the Ben Vein is complete, exploration drilling is on-going, and surface prep construction of the underground mine portal is underway. A new runway is near complete and the site now has a 5,000 foot runway for larger aircraft.
“Bulk sample production at Terra is an important milestone in the development of this project, which we believe will exceed a million ounces of gold over the life of the mine,” said Greg Schifrin, President and CEO of WestMountain Gold. “We have advanced the project and reached our marks this field season with hard work from our staff and support personnel.”
About WestMountain Gold, Inc.
WestMountain Gold, Inc. (OTCQB: WMTN) is an exploration and development company that explores, acquires, and develops advanced stage properties. The Company has rights to a joint venture in a high-grade gold system in the resource definition phase with 49,809 ounces of indicated and 369,795 ounces of inferred gold for a total of 419,604 ounces of gold based on the Geologic Technical Report completed by Gustavson Associates on February 19, 2013. This high-grade gold system in total offers potential of greater than 1,000,000 ounces that is owned by the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Terra Gold Corporation (“TGC”). The WestMountain property consists of 344 Alaska state mining claims covering 223 square kilometers. All government permits and reclamation plans for continued exploration through 2014 were renewed in 2010. TGC is a joint venture partner of Corvus Gold, Inc. (“Corvus”) on this project. TGC has the right to earn a 51% interest in the Terra Project from Corvus by spending a total of USD $6.0 million by December 31, 2013. TGC can further increase its ownership to 80% with an additional USD $3.05 million investment, bringing to a total of USD $9.05 million capital investment by December 31, 2014. Additional details are available at www.westmountaingold.com.
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