GoldHaven Appoints Chris Ford to GOH’s Advisory Board for Chilean Operations
January 14, 2021
Vancouver, British Columbia, January 14, 2021 – GoldHaven Resources Corp. (“GoldHaven” or the “Company”) (CSE: GOH) (OTCQB: GHVNF) (FRA: 4QS) announces the appointment of Chris Ford to the Company’s advisory board for its Chilean operations.
Daniel Schieber, GoldHaven’s CEO stated: “Chris lead the Gold Fields team that discovered the Salares Norte epithermal silver and gold deposit (5.2 Million ounces of Gold, set for production of 350,000 oz of Gold per annum) located approximately 25km’s north of our Rio Loa project.
Chris is joining our head of exploration Pat Burns who discovered Escondida (one of the top two Copper mines in the world) and Jack Pritting who was instrumental in leading the exploration of Kinross’s La Coipa mine (6.2 Million ounces of Gold).
Our unique land-position in the Maricunga Gold belt (251 square km’s) is beginning to attract the talent required to unlock the value of our assets. Pat, Chris and Jack are now the substance of our world-class exploration team.”
Mr. Ford (B.Sc. Hon’s Geology & Mining; M.Sc. Mineral Exploration) started his career in 1974 with Anglo American Corp as a geologist for the Welkom Gold Mine. In the 1980’s he began working with BHP Minerals until the late 1990’s with roles ranging from senior geologist, manager of exploration to technical manager. Mr. Ford then joined Gold Fields as an exploration manager for the Africa-Eurasia region and from 2008 to 2011 led the exploration team in Chile to a successful discovery at Salares Norte. Mr. Ford resides in Santiago, Chile.
About GoldHaven Resources Corp.
GoldHaven Resources Corp. is a Canadian junior exploration Company active in the Maricunga Gold Belt of northern Chile. The Maricunga Belt measures 150 km north-south and 30 km east-west and is host to discoveries in the last ten years of 100 million ounces of gold; 450 million ounces of silver and 1.3 billion pounds of copper. The Company has agreements in place to acquire seven high priority exploration targets as identified by geological studies. To date, GoldHaven has identified four of these seven properties as being “High Priority” targets and, will commence a drilling program during the first quarter of 2021. The four priority targets include Coya, located approximately 16 km northeast of the La Coipa mine where Kinross has extracted over 6.2 million ounces.; the second is Rio Loa, a project located 25 km south of Gold Field’s Salares Norte deposit (5.2 million ounces of Gold equivalent; the third and fourth projects are Alicia and Roma which are approximately 35 km. south of the Salares Norte deposit. These priority targets have been designated as High Priority owing to the extensive pervasive alteration, favourable geology and highly anomalous rock geochemistry results as well as their relative proximity to existing deposits.
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