Platinex Inc. (CSE: PTX) (the " Company " or " Platinex ") has vested its option in the Skead-Ashley Option which is part of the Shining Tree property (the "Property" or "Shining Tree Gold Property"). The Shining Tree Gold Property is the largest holding in the Shining Tree gold district at 20,750 hectares (51,274 acres) situated along the Ridout-Tyrrell trend between the Juby deposit owned by Caldas Gold to the east and the mine development-stage Cote Gold deposit to the west owned by IAMGOLD.
As a result of vesting its option Platinex now holds 100% interest subject to a 2% NSR royalty to Skead Holdings Ltd and Ashley Gold Mines Limited on a portion of its Property and also subject to a 3% NSR royalty in a separate agreement with Skead Holdings Ltd. on another portion of its Property. Approximately 80% of Platinex's Property has no underlying royalties. See attached map.
James R. Trusler, Chairman and CEO of Platinex stated, "This is an important step in the consolidation of a district scale property and a stepping stone to further acquisitions of merit."
The information presented in this news release has been reviewed and approved by James R. Trusler, P.Eng., Chairman and CEO of the Company and the Qualified Person for exploration at the Shining Tree property, as defined by National Instrument 43-101 ‘Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects'.
Lori Paradis, Assistant Secretary
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About Platinex Inc. – Advancing a District Scale Project in an Abitibi Gold Camp
Platinex is focusing its efforts on the exploration of its property in the Shining Tree District. Platinex has created the largest combined gold focused property package in the Shining Tree District, northern Ontario , which has received little modern exploration compared to other gold camps in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The Company is also utilizing its proprietary data to seek financial backing to secure and advance major Platinum Group Element properties in North America. Shares of Platinex are listed for trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol "PTX".
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