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MINING.COM Presents : B.C's Golden Triangle 2016/2017 Stock Picking Challenge

MINING.COM Presents : B.C's Golden Triangle 2016/2017 Stock Picking Challenge

Created by Anil

Monday, 5th December 2016 Friday, 3rd February 2017

Rules & Regulations

  • Title Sponsor : OK2 Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: OK) is a default and all participants will have to pick this company.
  • Users will pick 2 companies from each category (Small Cap, Mid Cap, Large Cap) and watch them over the course of the contest.
  • 5 trades allowed in each category once the contest starts.

MINING.com is the leading digital publication covering the global mining sector. People are busy. MINING.com's goal is to provide fast, comprehensive and frictionless news. Nowadays readers find news a multitude of ways, through search, portals, social platforms and email digests. MINING.com publishes on multiple channels to keep their news in front of their readers.

In a hidden corner of Northwestern Canada lies some of the world’s most significant mineral potential. Billions of dollars of undiscovered gold, silver, and copper still sit within an unexplored area that was once remote. However, only now can these world-class deposits be finally tapped.

THE HISTORY OF THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE: Even before Canada was officially a country, the area now known as the Golden Triangle was a hub for prospectors looking to strike it rich. In 1861, Alexander “Buck” Choquette struck gold at the confluence of the Stikine and Anuk Rivers, kickstarting the Stikine Gold Rush. More than 800 prospectors left Victoria to go to the Stikine in search of gold. A few short years later, an even more significant rush would occur just to the north in the Cassiar region – it’s where British Columbia’s biggest ever gold nugget, weighing in at 73 ounces, would be found. The Atlin Gold Rush, an offshoot of the world-famous Klondike Gold Rush, would also occur just north of the Triangle.

The Golden Triangle is a hot area for exploration again. This is for three main reasons: higher gold prices, new infrastructure, and modern discoveries. Today, road access to the area is easier than ever, and a new transmission line will dramatically reduce the cost of power for companies operating in the Triangle.

INFOGRAPHIC: The story of the Golden Triangle in British Columbia

TITLE SPONSOR: OK2 Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: OK) is a Vancouver based Canadian precious and base metals exploration and development company with two exploration projects in British Columbia, Canada. OK2 Minerals' Pyramid Cu-Au Project and our new Kinskuch Property are both located in Northern Western British Columbia, on or near BC’s “Golden Triangle”. In addition our technical team has been actively evaluating other mineral projects in geographically and geologically favorable areas around the globe.


Under the banner Resource Maven, Gwen Preston writes a weekly newsletter chronicling what she is buying, selling, and thinking in the metals and mining space. Check it out at www.resourcemaven.ca

Prizes

  • 1st place: 1 OZ Gold Coin

  • 2nd place: 1/2 OZ Gold Coin

  • 3rd place: 10 OZ Silver Coins

  • 4th place, 5th place: Year-Long Subscription To Resource Maven

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