VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2017) - Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GSV)(NYSE MKT:GSV)(NYSE American:GSV) ("Gold Standard" or the "Company") reports that it has today filed an updated technical report prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") on the Dark Star gold deposit (the "Report"). The Report supports the disclosure made by the Company in its news release on June 29, 2017 entitled "Gold Standard reports increased oxide gold resource and approval of an exploration EA at the Dark Star Deposit, Carlin Trend, Nevada" and there are no material differences in the mineral resources contained in the Report from those disclosed in the news release.
The Report dated August 11, 2017 is entitled "Technical Report and Mineral Resource Update, Dark Star Project, Elko County, Nevada, USA" and was prepared by independent "Qualified Persons" (as that term is defined in NI 43-101) under the direction of Michael B. Dufresne, M.Sc., P.Geol., P.Geo. and Steven J. Nicholls, BA.Sc., MAIG of APEX Geoscience Ltd. of Edmonton, Canada.
The scientific and technical content and interpretations contained in this news release have been reviewed, verified and approved by Steven R. Koehler, Gold Standard's Manager of Projects, BSc. Geology and CPG-10216, a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.
ABOUT GOLD STANDARD VENTURES - Gold Standard is an advanced stage gold exploration company focused on district scale discoveries on its Railroad-Pinion Gold Project, located within the prolific Carlin Trend. The Company has successfully consolidated the southern end of the Carlin Trend by patiently assembling a 208-sq. km. (80 sq. mi.) land position containing four gold deposits, two of them discovered by Gold Standard. The 2014 Pinion and Dark Star gold deposit acquisitions offer Gold Standard a potential near-term development option and further consolidates the Company's premier land package on the Carlin Trend. The Dark Star deposit, 2.1 km to the east of Pinion, now has a resource estimate prepared in accordance with NI43-101 consisting of an Indicated Mineral Resource of 15.38 million tonnes grading 0.54 grams per tonne (g/t) gold (Au), totaling 265,100 ounces of gold and an Inferred Resource of 17.05 million tonnes grading 1.31 g/t Au, totaling 715,800 ounces of gold, using a cut-off grade of 0.20 g/t Au. The Pinion deposit has a resource estimate prepared in accordance with NI43-101 consisting of an Indicated Mineral Resource of 31.61 million tonnes grading 0.62 g/t Au, totaling 630,300 ounces of gold and an Inferred Resource of 61.08 million tonnes grading 0.55 g/t Au, totaling 1,081,300 ounces of gold, using a cut-off grade of 0.14 g/t Au (announced March 15, 2016). The 2014 through 2017 definition and expansion of these two shallow, oxide deposits demonstrates their growth potential.