White Rock Minerals Ltd (ASX:WRM) has signed a term sheet with New York based private equity firm Cartesian Royalty Holdings LLC for a two pronged financing for the Mt Carrington gold-silver project in New South Wales.
Under the term sheet, which is conditional on due diligence, Cartesian will provide a A$1 million equity investment, and US$19 million in future streaming financing.
A completed scoping study supports the development of Mt Carrington and forecasts a 7 year mine life with a net present value of A$60.6 million.
Mr Carrington has a Mineral Resource totalling 338,000 ounces of gold and 23,500,000 ounces of silver.
The project would have a low capital cost of A$24.2 million and C1 cash costs of A$754 per ounce of gold and $A10 per ounce of silver.
The phase 1 equity investment would be to assist in the progression of the definitive feasibility study (DFS) and environmental impact statement (EIS) activities.
The phase 2 funding would be for the construction and commissioning of the project to reach commercial production.
This agreement would provide White Rock with milestone long-term supportive strategic partner allowing it to advance the Mt Carrington gold silver project through to commercial production.
Phase 2 funding will be subject to the successful completion of the DFS, EIS and other permitting activities.
White Rock recently entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the Red Mountain zinc-silver-lead-gold project in central Alaska in exchange for White Rock shares.
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